Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 249 203
Rank change year-on-year +27 -46 -26
Contract jobs citing Internet 335 503 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.14% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.18% 10.74% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 318 444
London median daily rate £463 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.56% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £202 £186 £170
90th Percentile £663 £625 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 20
London median hourly rate £25.68 £21.57 £22.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.08% -2.86% +11.00%
10th Percentile £13.97 £18.10 £11.48
90th Percentile £35.95 £29.47 £37.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £15.30 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.18% +13.33% -27.03%

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 3,290 4,683 5,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.14% 10.61% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,262 3,180 3,632
London median daily rate £431 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +1.67% -
10th Percentile £183 £202 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £411 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -3.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 121 150
London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% +29.57% -6.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.45
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.01 £18.88 £18.70
% change year-on-year +16.59% +0.96% -16.89%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in London

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Contractor 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 26 January 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 +29 62 £475 +18.75% 43
West London +47 23 £438 +18.64% 27
East London +44 17 £400 -20.00% 11
South London +30 6 £178 -72.69% 4
North London - 1 £625 - 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 66 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (18.81%) Security Cleared
3 59 (17.61%) Finance
4 58 (17.31%) WAN
5 57 (17.01%) Windows
6 56 (16.72%) Firewall
7 54 (16.12%) Microsoft
8 51 (15.22%) LAN
9 49 (14.63%) SC Cleared
10 47 (14.03%) Cisco
11 41 (12.24%) TCP/IP
11 41 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
12 39 (11.64%) VPN
12 39 (11.64%) Linux
12 39 (11.64%) Scrum
13 37 (11.04%) Degree
13 37 (11.04%) DevOps
14 36 (10.75%) Python
14 36 (10.75%) DNS
15 35 (10.45%) ITIL
16 34 (10.15%) C
16 34 (10.15%) Java
16 34 (10.15%) Active Directory
16 34 (10.15%) BGP
17 33 (9.85%) Data Centre
18 32 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
18 32 (9.55%) Office 365
18 32 (9.55%) MPLS
18 32 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
18 32 (9.55%) TDD

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 14 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.28%) Apache
3 11 (3.28%) IIS
4 9 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.39%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.09%) CMS
6 7 (2.09%) Confluence
7 6 (1.79%) Jetty
8 4 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.60%) JBoss
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.30%) SAP CAR
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.30%) Shopify
2 1 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.55%) Office 365
2 30 (8.96%) AWS
3 25 (7.46%) Azure
4 8 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (2.09%) GCP
5 7 (2.09%) SaaS
6 5 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.49%) GitHub
6 5 (1.49%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (1.19%) PaaS
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon Cognito
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.90%) Datadog
8 3 (0.90%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.90%) Route 53
8 3 (0.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 58 (17.31%) WAN
2 56 (16.72%) Firewall
3 51 (15.22%) LAN
4 41 (12.24%) TCP/IP
5 39 (11.64%) VPN
6 36 (10.75%) DNS
7 34 (10.15%) BGP
8 32 (9.55%) MPLS
9 25 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (6.87%) Ethernet
10 23 (6.87%) OSPF
11 22 (6.57%) Network Security
12 21 (6.27%) Wireless
13 19 (5.67%) EIGRP
14 16 (4.78%) HTTP
14 16 (4.78%) IPsec
15 15 (4.48%) DHCP
16 14 (4.18%) Intranet
16 14 (4.18%) SSL
16 14 (4.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (4.78%) GIS
3 10 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.39%) Big Data
5 7 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (1.49%) MySQL
8 4 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.90%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.90%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.90%) Power BI
9 3 (0.90%) Redis
9 3 (0.90%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.90%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.90%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 28 (8.36%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.97%) JIRA
3 8 (2.39%) gulp
3 8 (2.39%) Maven
4 7 (2.09%) Mockito
4 7 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (1.79%) Gradle
5 6 (1.79%) JUnit
5 6 (1.79%) Subversion
6 5 (1.49%) Grunt
6 5 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (1.49%) Protractor
6 5 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (1.49%) webpack
7 4 (1.19%) Hudson
7 4 (1.19%) Selenium
8 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.90%) git-flow
General
1 59 (17.61%) Finance
2 30 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 29 (8.66%) Banking
4 22 (6.57%) Military
5 16 (4.78%) Public Sector
6 10 (2.99%) Legal
6 10 (2.99%) Retail
7 9 (2.69%) Multimedia
8 8 (2.39%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.49%) Local Government
10 4 (1.19%) Advertising
10 4 (1.19%) Front Office
11 3 (0.90%) Billing
11 3 (0.90%) Marketing
12 2 (0.60%) Back Office
12 2 (0.60%) Games
12 2 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (13.43%) Developer
2 39 (11.64%) Architect
2 39 (11.64%) Network Engineer
3 29 (8.66%) Analyst
4 15 (4.48%) Consultant
5 14 (4.18%) Designer
6 12 (3.58%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (3.58%) Senior Developer
7 10 (2.99%) Business Analyst
8 9 (2.69%) Digital Architect
8 9 (2.69%) Head of Information
9 8 (2.39%) Embedded Developer
9 8 (2.39%) Embedded Software Developer
9 8 (2.39%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.39%) Software Developer
9 8 (2.39%) Software Engineer
9 8 (2.39%) Support Engineer
9 8 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (2.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.36%) Web Services
2 16 (4.78%) HTML
3 14 (4.18%) CSS
3 14 (4.18%) Spring
4 11 (3.28%) 802.1X
5 10 (2.99%) REST
5 10 (2.99%) XML
6 9 (2.69%) JSON
6 9 (2.69%) RESTful
7 8 (2.39%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.39%) jQuery
7 8 (2.39%) Vue.js
8 7 (2.09%) .NET
9 6 (1.79%) Guice
10 5 (1.49%) Ajax
10 5 (1.49%) Angular 2
10 5 (1.49%) Kendo UI
10 5 (1.49%) LESS
10 5 (1.49%) Node.js
11 4 (1.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.85%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.18%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (3.88%) Internet of Things
5 13 (3.88%) PKI
6 9 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.39%) RIA
7 8 (2.39%) User Experience
8 6 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.49%) ASIC
9 5 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.49%) NHS
9 5 (1.49%) Social Media
10 4 (1.19%) Derivative
10 4 (1.19%) Equities
10 4 (1.19%) IPTV
10 4 (1.19%) Media Streaming
10 4 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.01%) Windows
2 39 (11.64%) Linux
3 22 (6.57%) Windows 10
4 20 (5.97%) Windows 7
5 12 (3.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.28%) Unix
7 9 (2.69%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.39%) Android
8 8 (2.39%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.19%) Solaris
9 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) Debian
12 1 (0.30%) SUSE
12 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (11.64%) Scrum
4 37 (11.04%) DevOps
5 35 (10.45%) ITIL
6 32 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (9.55%) TDD
7 31 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (8.66%) Project Management
9 26 (7.76%) Software Engineering
10 23 (6.87%) Data Modelling
11 22 (6.57%) Computer Science
12 21 (6.27%) BDD
12 21 (6.27%) OO
12 21 (6.27%) Open Source
13 18 (5.37%) Information Security
13 18 (5.37%) Migration
14 17 (5.07%) Network Design
14 17 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.75%) Python
2 34 (10.15%) C
2 34 (10.15%) Java
3 26 (7.76%) SQL
4 20 (5.97%) C++
4 20 (5.97%) Ruby
5 18 (5.37%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.48%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.88%) Perl
8 9 (2.69%) C#
9 7 (2.09%) PHP
9 7 (2.09%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.79%) Scala
11 5 (1.49%) Go
12 4 (1.19%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.60%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.30%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 63 (18.81%) Security Cleared
2 49 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.04%) Degree
4 32 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (8.36%) CCNP
6 22 (6.57%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.88%) CCNA
8 12 (3.58%) CCIE
9 10 (2.99%) CISSP
10 8 (2.39%) BC Cleared
11 7 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (2.09%) CCDA
11 7 (2.09%) CCDP
11 7 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (2.09%) RHCE
12 5 (1.49%) CISM
12 5 (1.49%) GIAC
13 4 (1.19%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.19%) CEH
13 4 (1.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.88%) SLA
2 8 (2.39%) QA
3 6 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.49%) GDPR
5 4 (1.19%) PMO
6 3 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.90%) WCAG
7 2 (0.60%) COBIT
7 2 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.60%) NIST
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.30%) TARGET2
System Software
1 34 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.58%) Docker
3 11 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.90%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.90%) vSphere
5 2 (0.60%) NFS
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.60%) Snort
5 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.09%) SCCM
3 7 (2.09%) Suricata
4 6 (1.79%) Ansible
4 6 (1.79%) Terraform
5 4 (1.19%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.90%) Puppet
7 2 (0.60%) Amdocs OSS
7 2 (0.60%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.60%) Kibana
7 2 (0.60%) logstash
7 2 (0.60%) Mesos
7 2 (0.60%) Nmap
Vendors
1 54 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.03%) Cisco
3 26 (7.76%) Google
4 20 (5.97%) Oracle
5 18 (5.37%) Apple
6 12 (3.58%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.99%) Palo Alto
7 10 (2.99%) Splunk
8 9 (2.69%) Aruba
8 9 (2.69%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.69%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.39%) Infoblox
10 7 (2.09%) Citrix
10 7 (2.09%) Qualys
10 7 (2.09%) VMware
11 6 (1.79%) Polycom
11 6 (1.79%) SAP
12 5 (1.49%) F5
12 5 (1.49%) Sun
13 4 (1.19%) Meraki