Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 214 234 213
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21 -11
Contract jobs citing Internet 224 467 599
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.15% 1.16% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.66% 11.15% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 277 400
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £163 £210 £213
90th Percentile £611 £675 £651
England median daily rate £450 £441 £400
% change year-on-year +2.04% +10.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 19
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.75 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -0.68% +3.52%
10th Percentile £14.77 £13.65 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.50 £28.24
England median hourly rate £19.00 £12.60 £14.46
% change year-on-year +50.79% -12.86% -9.63%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,101 4,190 5,555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.80% 10.44% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,376 2,843 3,845
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £213 £225 £218
90th Percentile £654 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 99 168
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +25.00% -15.54%
10th Percentile £16.63 £14.66 £12.93
90th Percentile £51.75 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Internet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in London.

Daily rate trend for Internet in London

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in London.

Hourly rate trend for Internet in London

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Internet in London

Internet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +41 40 £475 -5.00% 17
East London +53 13 £400 +7.24% 5
West London +47 9 £450 - 9
South London +36 4 £178 -60.56% 1
North London +18 2 £625 +19.05% 1
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Internet.

1 71 (31.70%) Windows
2 65 (29.02%) Active Directory
3 56 (25.00%) Firewall
4 54 (24.11%) WAN
5 52 (23.21%) Cisco
6 41 (18.30%) Azure
7 40 (17.86%) VPN
8 39 (17.41%) Linux
9 35 (15.63%) Wireless
9 35 (15.63%) Java
9 35 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 35 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
10 34 (15.18%) LAN
11 31 (13.84%) Python
11 31 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (13.39%) AWS
13 29 (12.95%) Finance
14 27 (12.05%) Data Centre
15 26 (11.61%) Project Management
16 25 (11.16%) .NET
17 24 (10.71%) CISSP
17 24 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
18 23 (10.27%) DMZ
18 23 (10.27%) Office 365
19 22 (9.82%) Security Cleared
19 22 (9.82%) CCNP
20 21 (9.38%) C
20 21 (9.38%) Web Services
20 21 (9.38%) Telecoms
21 19 (8.48%) BGP

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.91%) IIS
3 10 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.23%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.79%) Apache
6 4 (1.79%) Confluence
6 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.34%) Jetty
8 2 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.89%) CMS
8 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.89%) SAS
8 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) Documentum
9 1 (0.45%) Drupal
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.45%) InDesign
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.89%) Magento
2 2 (0.89%) Shopify
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.30%) Azure
2 30 (13.39%) AWS
3 23 (10.27%) Office 365
4 9 (4.02%) GCP
4 9 (4.02%) PaaS
5 6 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.23%) GitHub
6 5 (2.23%) IaaS
7 4 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.34%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (1.34%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (1.34%) AWS CodeCommit
8 3 (1.34%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 3 (1.34%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (1.34%) Route 53
8 3 (1.34%) SaaS
9 2 (0.89%) Akamai
9 2 (0.89%) Cloudflare
9 2 (0.89%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 56 (25.00%) Firewall
2 54 (24.11%) WAN
3 40 (17.86%) VPN
4 35 (15.63%) Wireless
5 34 (15.18%) LAN
6 23 (10.27%) DMZ
7 19 (8.48%) BGP
8 18 (8.04%) SSL
9 17 (7.59%) OSPF
9 17 (7.59%) VoIP
10 16 (7.14%) Intranet
10 16 (7.14%) MPLS
10 16 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 13 (5.80%) IPv6
12 12 (5.36%) DNS
12 12 (5.36%) Ethernet
13 11 (4.91%) IPv4
14 10 (4.46%) Network Security
15 9 (4.02%) IPsec
15 9 (4.02%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.13%) Big Data
1 7 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 6 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.23%) SAP HANA
3 5 (2.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.79%) MySQL
5 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2019
6 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.89%) Redis
6 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) DTS
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.45%) QlikView
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 12 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.68%) JIRA
3 4 (1.79%) Maven
3 4 (1.79%) Mockito
4 3 (1.34%) Gradle
4 3 (1.34%) JUnit
4 3 (1.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.45%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.45%) Grunt
5 1 (0.45%) gulp
5 1 (0.45%) Hudson
5 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.45%) Protractor
5 1 (0.45%) Selenium
5 1 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 29 (12.95%) Finance
2 21 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.91%) Banking
4 9 (4.02%) Marketing
5 4 (1.79%) Games
5 4 (1.79%) Legal
5 4 (1.79%) Military
6 3 (1.34%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.89%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (16.07%) Developer
2 28 (12.50%) Architect
3 19 (8.48%) Consultant
4 18 (8.04%) Network Engineer
5 14 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 13 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.36%) Analyst
8 9 (4.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.02%) Senior VoIP Developer
8 9 (4.02%) SharePoint Consultant
8 9 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.02%) VoIP Developer
9 8 (3.57%) Python Developer
9 8 (3.57%) Security Architect
9 8 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.13%) Security Consultant
11 6 (2.68%) Python Engineer
12 5 (2.23%) Azure Architect
12 5 (2.23%) IT Support
12 5 (2.23%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.16%) .NET
2 21 (9.38%) Web Services
3 9 (4.02%) Flask
4 6 (2.68%) CSS
4 6 (2.68%) HTML
4 6 (2.68%) Node.js
4 6 (2.68%) REST
4 6 (2.68%) SciPy
5 5 (2.23%) RESTful
6 4 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.79%) Kafka
6 4 (1.79%) Spring
6 4 (1.79%) Vue.js
7 3 (1.34%) .NET Core
7 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.34%) Entity Framework
7 3 (1.34%) Guice
7 3 (1.34%) React
7 3 (1.34%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.48%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (7.14%) Internet of Things
4 14 (6.25%) PKI
5 12 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.02%) Media Streaming
6 9 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.23%) Fibre Optics
8 5 (2.23%) Online Banking
8 5 (2.23%) Social Media
8 5 (2.23%) User Experience
9 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.79%) NHS
9 4 (1.79%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.34%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.70%) Windows
2 39 (17.41%) Linux
3 10 (4.46%) Android
3 10 (4.46%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.23%) Unix
6 4 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.45%) CentOS
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.61%) Project Management
4 18 (8.04%) Scrum
5 17 (7.59%) Information Security
6 16 (7.14%) DevOps
6 16 (7.14%) Open Source
7 15 (6.70%) ITIL
8 14 (6.25%) Network Architecture
9 13 (5.80%) Digital Forensics
9 13 (5.80%) Microservices
9 13 (5.80%) Migration
9 13 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (5.36%) SIEM
11 11 (4.91%) Analytics
11 11 (4.91%) Network Design
11 11 (4.91%) Privileged Access Management
11 11 (4.91%) Remediation Plan
11 11 (4.91%) Security Architecture
11 11 (4.91%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.63%) Java
2 31 (13.84%) Python
3 21 (9.38%) C
4 15 (6.70%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.02%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.02%) Embedded C
5 9 (4.02%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.13%) SQL
7 6 (2.68%) C#
7 6 (2.68%) C++
8 5 (2.23%) Scala
9 4 (1.79%) PHP
9 4 (1.79%) Ruby
9 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.34%) Go
10 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.34%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.89%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (10.71%) CISSP
2 22 (9.82%) CCNP
2 22 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 18 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.36%) CISA
4 12 (5.36%) CISM
4 12 (5.36%) CREST Certified
5 11 (4.91%) BC Cleared
5 11 (4.91%) GIAC
6 10 (4.46%) CCNA
7 9 (4.02%) Degree
8 7 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (3.13%) CCIE
9 6 (2.68%) CCDA
9 6 (2.68%) CCDP
9 6 (2.68%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.34%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.57%) SLA
2 5 (2.23%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) GDPR
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.45%) NIST
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (29.02%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.25%) BitLocker
3 9 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.23%) Docker
5 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.34%) IAG
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.89%) vSphere
8 1 (0.45%) NFS
8 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.45%) RACF
8 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (6.70%) EnCase
1 15 (6.70%) FTK
2 10 (4.46%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.02%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.68%) SCCM
4 6 (2.68%) Terraform
5 5 (2.23%) Ansible
6 3 (1.34%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.45%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.45%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.45%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.45%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.45%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.45%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 52 (23.21%) Cisco
2 35 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.70%) Cellebrite
4 13 (5.80%) F5
4 13 (5.80%) Oracle
5 12 (5.36%) CyberArk
6 7 (3.13%) Google
6 7 (3.13%) Juniper
6 7 (3.13%) SAP
6 7 (3.13%) VMware
7 5 (2.23%) Apple
7 5 (2.23%) Polycom
8 4 (1.79%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.34%) Adobe
9 3 (1.34%) CA
9 3 (1.34%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.34%) Citrix
9 3 (1.34%) Imperva
9 3 (1.34%) Sun
10 2 (0.89%) IBM