Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 248 213
Rank change year-on-year +7 -35 -36
Contract jobs citing Internet 409 477 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.03% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.48% 9.06% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 306 380
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £263 £180 £162
90th Percentile £775 £638 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.98% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 19
London median hourly rate £16.50 £26.50 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.74% +21.00% +13.88%
10th Percentile £13.75 £18.25 £15.83
90th Percentile £27.75 £30.88 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.30 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% -14.20%

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 3,901 5,263 5,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.62% 11.40% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,620 3,640 3,463
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 129 140
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.95% +2.61%
10th Percentile £14.17 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £55.54 £47.63
England median hourly rate £29.25 £19.69 £18.70
% change year-on-year +48.53% +5.31% -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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in London

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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 22 October 2019. 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 +32 83 £500 +17.65% 44
West London +14 25 £425 +13.33% 26
East London +27 11 £367 +181.92% 8
South London +42 4 £425 -27.66% 8
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 94 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (21.03%) Finance
3 66 (16.14%) Firewall
4 65 (15.89%) DevOps
5 63 (15.40%) Windows
6 62 (15.16%) WAN
7 61 (14.91%) Security Cleared
8 60 (14.67%) Degree
9 58 (14.18%) AWS
10 56 (13.69%) Microsoft
11 53 (12.96%) LAN
11 53 (12.96%) Linux
12 52 (12.71%) Python
13 48 (11.74%) DNS
13 48 (11.74%) VPN
14 47 (11.49%) Scrum
15 46 (11.25%) SC Cleared
15 46 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
16 45 (11.00%) Java
17 43 (10.51%) Data Centre
18 42 (10.27%) Google
19 41 (10.02%) TCP/IP
19 41 (10.02%) Azure
20 40 (9.78%) Active Directory
20 40 (9.78%) SQL
20 40 (9.78%) MPLS
21 39 (9.54%) Web Services
21 39 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
22 38 (9.29%) ITIL
22 38 (9.29%) Cisco

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 15 (3.67%) IIS
2 13 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.44%) CMS
5 9 (2.20%) Apache
6 7 (1.71%) Confluence
6 7 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.47%) IBM Domino
7 6 (1.47%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.22%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.98%) Jetty
9 4 (0.98%) SAS
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.73%) JBoss
10 3 (0.73%) nginx
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.24%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 22 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.98%) SPSS
3 4 (0.98%) Stata
4 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) Sketch
5 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.24%) InVision
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.24%) Eikon
4 1 (0.24%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 58 (14.18%) AWS
2 41 (10.02%) Azure
3 33 (8.07%) Office 365
4 14 (3.42%) GCP
5 11 (2.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (2.44%) Datadog
7 9 (2.20%) SaaS
8 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.71%) GitHub
9 6 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.47%) Serverless
10 5 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.22%) IaaS
11 4 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.98%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.98%) PaaS
11 4 (0.98%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 66 (16.14%) Firewall
2 62 (15.16%) WAN
3 53 (12.96%) LAN
4 48 (11.74%) DNS
4 48 (11.74%) VPN
5 41 (10.02%) TCP/IP
6 40 (9.78%) MPLS
7 32 (7.82%) BGP
8 30 (7.33%) Ethernet
9 28 (6.85%) Wireless
10 24 (5.87%) Intranet
11 23 (5.62%) DHCP
12 22 (5.38%) Network Security
12 22 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (5.13%) EIGRP
14 20 (4.89%) OSPF
15 15 (3.67%) HTTP
16 13 (3.18%) SMTP
16 13 (3.18%) SNMP
16 13 (3.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
1 22 (5.38%) MySQL
2 17 (4.16%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.91%) GIS
4 13 (3.18%) Data Mining
5 10 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.96%) Big Data
7 8 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.71%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.71%) Redis
9 6 (1.47%) Triplestore
10 5 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.33%) Jenkins
3 27 (6.60%) JIRA
4 14 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (1.71%) Burp Suite
5 7 (1.71%) gulp
5 7 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (1.47%) Gradle
6 6 (1.47%) Grunt
6 6 (1.47%) JUnit
6 6 (1.47%) Maven
7 5 (1.22%) Jasmine
7 5 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.22%) Protractor
7 5 (1.22%) Subversion
7 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.22%) webpack
8 4 (0.98%) GoCD
8 4 (0.98%) Mockito
8 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (21.03%) Finance
2 34 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 32 (7.82%) Banking
4 22 (5.38%) Retail
5 19 (4.65%) Military
6 16 (3.91%) Public Sector
7 15 (3.67%) Marketing
8 11 (2.69%) Law
8 11 (2.69%) Legal
9 10 (2.44%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.47%) Advertising
10 6 (1.47%) Front Office
10 6 (1.47%) Games
10 6 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.47%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.22%) Billing
11 5 (1.22%) Police
12 4 (0.98%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.73%) Local Government
14 2 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 46 (11.25%) Developer
2 43 (10.51%) Architect
2 43 (10.51%) Network Engineer
3 40 (9.78%) Analyst
4 24 (5.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (4.40%) Consultant
6 14 (3.42%) Java Developer
7 13 (3.18%) Business Analyst
7 13 (3.18%) Designer
8 12 (2.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (2.93%) Network Architect
9 11 (2.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (2.69%) Software Engineer
10 10 (2.44%) Administrator
10 10 (2.44%) Senior Developer
10 10 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (2.20%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (2.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (2.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.54%) Web Services
2 18 (4.40%) Spring
3 17 (4.16%) .NET
3 17 (4.16%) CSS
3 17 (4.16%) HTML
3 17 (4.16%) JSON
4 14 (3.42%) 802.1X
5 13 (3.18%) AngularJS
5 13 (3.18%) jQuery
6 11 (2.69%) RESTful
7 10 (2.44%) REST
8 9 (2.20%) Spring Boot
9 8 (1.96%) Node.js
10 7 (1.71%) Ajax
10 7 (1.71%) React
10 7 (1.71%) Vue.js
10 7 (1.71%) XML
11 6 (1.47%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.47%) Angular 2
11 6 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.51%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.67%) Internet of Things
3 15 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (3.42%) User Experience
5 12 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.44%) PKI
7 8 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.71%) ASIC
8 7 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.47%) Derivative
9 6 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.47%) RIA
9 6 (1.47%) Semantic Web
10 5 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.40%) Windows
2 53 (12.96%) Linux
3 28 (6.85%) Windows 10
4 25 (6.11%) Unix
5 20 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.96%) Android
7 8 (1.96%) Solaris
7 8 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.73%) AIX
12 3 (0.73%) zOS
13 2 (0.49%) Debian
13 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (15.89%) DevOps
3 47 (11.49%) Scrum
4 46 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
6 38 (9.29%) ITIL
7 37 (9.05%) TDD
8 36 (8.80%) Software Engineering
8 36 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (8.31%) Migration
10 32 (7.82%) Computer Science
11 31 (7.58%) Analytics
12 30 (7.33%) Project Management
13 29 (7.09%) Network Design
14 28 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (6.85%) Kanban
15 27 (6.60%) Data Modelling
16 25 (6.11%) Network Management
16 25 (6.11%) Open Source
17 23 (5.62%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.71%) Python
2 45 (11.00%) Java
3 40 (9.78%) SQL
4 28 (6.85%) Ruby
5 27 (6.60%) C
5 27 (6.60%) Perl
6 26 (6.36%) C++
7 25 (6.11%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.62%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.18%) C#
9 13 (3.18%) Scala
10 11 (2.69%) Go
11 8 (1.96%) Apex Code
12 7 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.47%) PHP
13 6 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.22%) Java 8
14 5 (1.22%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.22%) R
15 4 (0.98%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 61 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 60 (14.67%) Degree
3 46 (11.25%) SC Cleared
4 29 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.89%) DV Cleared
6 19 (4.65%) CCNP
7 18 (4.40%) CCIE
8 11 (2.69%) RHCE
9 10 (2.44%) CCNA
10 9 (2.20%) CISSP
10 9 (2.20%) JNCIE
11 8 (1.96%) Master's Degree
11 8 (1.96%) PhD
12 7 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (1.47%) SANS
14 5 (1.22%) JNCIP
15 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.98%) CCDP
15 4 (0.98%) CEH
15 4 (0.98%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.18%) SLA
2 7 (1.71%) QA
3 6 (1.47%) GDPR
4 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.98%) PMO
5 3 (0.73%) COBIT
5 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) WCAG
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.24%) TARGET2
System Software
1 40 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.38%) Docker
3 5 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.73%) vSphere
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) Snort
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (4.65%) Kubernetes
3 14 (3.42%) Suricata
4 13 (3.18%) SCCM
5 10 (2.44%) Terraform
6 6 (1.47%) Ansible
6 6 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (1.47%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.22%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.22%) Grafana
7 5 (1.22%) Puppet
8 4 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.73%) Mesos
9 3 (0.73%) Salt
9 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.49%) Cisco LMS
10 2 (0.49%) Nagios
10 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.49%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 56 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.27%) Google
3 38 (9.29%) Cisco
4 22 (5.38%) Apple
4 22 (5.38%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.38%) Splunk
5 21 (5.13%) Oracle
6 15 (3.67%) ServiceNow
7 14 (3.42%) Qualys
8 13 (3.18%) Aruba
9 12 (2.93%) Citrix
9 12 (2.93%) Palo Alto
9 12 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (2.69%) SolarWinds
10 11 (2.69%) VMware
11 10 (2.44%) Juniper
12 9 (2.20%) Infoblox
13 7 (1.71%) Sun
14 6 (1.47%) Lotus
14 6 (1.47%) MuleSoft