Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 296 269 229
Rank change year-on-year -27 -40 +24
Contract jobs citing Internet 327 133 340
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.88% 0.76% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.90% 7.54% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 94 241
10th Percentile £330 £207 £185
25th Percentile £429 £344 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +14.74% +2.70% +6.32%
75th Percentile £638 £535 £565
90th Percentile £675 £575 £675
England median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
10th Percentile £20.03 £29.20 £13.97
25th Percentile £25.31 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £58.00 £25.68
Median % change year-on-year -52.59% +125.86% +22.99%
75th Percentile £35.00 £60.88 £27.75
90th Percentile £45.43 £62.60 £35.95
England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -17.95% +2.63% +24.18%

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 3,676 1,764 3,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.89% 10.07% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,553 1,202 2,350
10th Percentile £300 £250 £185
25th Percentile £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £435
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +9.20% -3.33%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £550
90th Percentile £750 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +17.53% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 15 92
10th Percentile £12.27 £21.55 £14.03
25th Percentile £16.08 £22.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year - +21.95% -6.82%
75th Percentile £40.75 £49.00 £44.06
90th Percentile £63.30 £61.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -33.85% +54.76% +16.67%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -47 39 £513 +7.89% 48
South London -8 7 £500 +222.58% 8
West London -21 7 £160 -52.59% 19
East London -3 2 £394 - 15
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 109 (33.33%) Azure
2 96 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (28.44%) Finance
4 81 (24.77%) Social Skills
5 68 (20.80%) AWS
6 66 (20.18%) Microsoft
7 65 (19.88%) JavaScript
8 63 (19.27%) SQL
9 58 (17.74%) Windows
10 52 (15.90%) DevOps
11 49 (14.98%) PaaS
11 49 (14.98%) REST
12 48 (14.68%) SaaS
12 48 (14.68%) Firewall
12 48 (14.68%) Python
13 46 (14.07%) Public Cloud
14 44 (13.46%) Linux
14 44 (13.46%) WAN
15 43 (13.15%) Migration
15 43 (13.15%) Kubernetes
16 42 (12.84%) HTML
17 40 (12.23%) CI/CD
18 39 (11.93%) CSS
18 39 (11.93%) LAN
18 39 (11.93%) DNS
19 38 (11.62%) Data Centre
20 37 (11.31%) Private Cloud
20 37 (11.31%) Terraform
20 37 (11.31%) Banking
21 35 (10.70%) Analytics

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 16 (4.89%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.98%) IIS
4 11 (3.36%) Confluence
5 6 (1.83%) Apache
6 5 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.22%) CMS
7 4 (1.22%) JBoss
8 3 (0.92%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.92%) nginx
8 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.61%) Drupal
9 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.61%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.31%) InVision
5 1 (0.31%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Payment Gateway
1 8 (2.45%) Shopify
2 4 (1.22%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.61%) RMDS
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 109 (33.33%) Azure
2 68 (20.80%) AWS
3 49 (14.98%) PaaS
4 48 (14.68%) SaaS
5 34 (10.40%) Microsoft 365
6 21 (6.42%) Azure Monitor
7 20 (6.12%) GitHub
8 18 (5.50%) IaaS
9 16 (4.89%) Azure Sentinel
10 11 (3.36%) Amazon EKS
11 9 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (2.45%) GCP
13 7 (2.14%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (1.83%) Amazon Cognito
14 6 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (1.83%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.53%) Google Workspace
15 5 (1.53%) Power Platform
15 5 (1.53%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.68%) Firewall
2 44 (13.46%) WAN
3 39 (11.93%) DNS
3 39 (11.93%) LAN
4 28 (8.56%) Intranet
5 25 (7.65%) TCP/IP
6 24 (7.34%) VPN
7 20 (6.12%) Wireless
8 18 (5.50%) OSPF
9 17 (5.20%) Network Security
10 16 (4.89%) HTTP
10 16 (4.89%) MPLS
11 15 (4.59%) DMZ
12 14 (4.28%) BGP
12 14 (4.28%) SD-WAN
12 14 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (3.67%) VoIP
14 9 (2.75%) Broadband
15 7 (2.14%) Ethernet
15 7 (2.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.67%) NoSQL
1 12 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.06%) MySQL
3 8 (2.45%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.22%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.92%) Power BI
8 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.61%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.31%) Redis
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.34%) JIRA
3 18 (5.50%) GitLab
4 11 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.45%) webpack
6 4 (1.22%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.22%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Code
7 3 (0.92%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.92%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.92%) Mocha
7 3 (0.92%) PyCharm
7 3 (0.92%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.61%) Gradle
8 2 (0.61%) Maven
8 2 (0.61%) MSI
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
9 1 (0.31%) Postman
9 1 (0.31%) SonarQube
General
1 93 (28.44%) Finance
2 81 (24.77%) Social Skills
3 37 (11.31%) Banking
4 31 (9.48%) Public Sector
5 21 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.59%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.67%) Legal
8 11 (3.36%) Presentation Skills
9 9 (2.75%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.75%) Law
10 7 (2.14%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (2.14%) Local Government
10 7 (2.14%) Marketing
11 6 (1.83%) Publishing
12 5 (1.53%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.53%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 4 (1.22%) Retail
14 3 (0.92%) French Language
14 3 (0.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (15.60%) Developer
2 47 (14.37%) Architect
3 21 (6.42%) Network Engineer
4 17 (5.20%) Analyst
4 17 (5.20%) Security Architect
5 16 (4.89%) Azure Architect
6 15 (4.59%) Designer
6 15 (4.59%) Project Manager
7 13 (3.98%) Support Engineer
8 12 (3.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (3.36%) Automation Engineer
9 11 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.06%) AWS Architect
10 10 (3.06%) Consultant
11 9 (2.75%) Azure Developer
11 9 (2.75%) Cloud Developer
11 9 (2.75%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (2.75%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.75%) Tester
12 8 (2.45%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.98%) REST
2 42 (12.84%) HTML
3 39 (11.93%) CSS
4 30 (9.17%) .NET
5 22 (6.73%) Node.js
6 18 (5.50%) HTML5
7 17 (5.20%) jQuery
7 17 (5.20%) JSON
8 16 (4.89%) React
9 14 (4.28%) CSS3
9 14 (4.28%) RESTful
10 11 (3.36%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.75%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.75%) Classic ASP
12 8 (2.45%) Redux
12 8 (2.45%) Symfony
13 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.83%) Kafka
13 6 (1.83%) Web Services
13 6 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.07%) Public Cloud
2 38 (11.62%) Data Centre
3 37 (11.31%) Private Cloud
4 33 (10.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (5.81%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.81%) User Experience
7 14 (4.28%) Virtual Team
8 12 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (3.36%) Internet of Things
9 11 (3.36%) Online Banking
10 10 (3.06%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.75%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.45%) Algorithms
12 8 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (2.14%) Industry 4.0
14 6 (1.83%) Blog
14 6 (1.83%) Social Media
15 5 (1.53%) Legacy Applications
15 5 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.74%) Windows
2 44 (13.46%) Linux
3 17 (5.20%) Windows 10
4 13 (3.98%) Unix
5 11 (3.36%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.45%) Android
7 7 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.83%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.31%) AIX
13 1 (0.31%) CentOS
13 1 (0.31%) Debian
13 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.90%) DevOps
3 43 (13.15%) Migration
4 40 (12.23%) CI/CD
5 35 (10.70%) Analytics
6 32 (9.79%) Infrastructure Automation
7 29 (8.87%) Service Management
8 28 (8.56%) Microservices
9 25 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (7.65%) ITIL
10 21 (6.42%) Configuration Management
10 21 (6.42%) Load Balancing
10 21 (6.42%) Scrum
11 19 (5.81%) E-Commerce
11 19 (5.81%) Project Management
12 18 (5.50%) Kanban
12 18 (5.50%) Mentoring
12 18 (5.50%) OO
12 18 (5.50%) Security Architecture
13 17 (5.20%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 65 (19.88%) JavaScript
2 63 (19.27%) SQL
3 48 (14.68%) Python
4 34 (10.40%) PowerShell
5 29 (8.87%) Java
6 21 (6.42%) Bash
7 19 (5.81%) Ruby
8 18 (5.50%) C#
9 14 (4.28%) PHP
10 13 (3.98%) Go
11 10 (3.06%) C
11 10 (3.06%) VBScript
12 9 (2.75%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.45%) Perl
13 8 (2.45%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.83%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.83%) VB
15 5 (1.53%) ES6
15 5 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (9.48%) Degree
2 23 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.06%) CCNP
6 6 (1.83%) CCNA
6 6 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.53%) CISSP
7 5 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.92%) CCIE
9 3 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.92%) MCSE
10 2 (0.61%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.61%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.61%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.81%) QA
2 15 (4.59%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.98%) GDPR
4 11 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.75%) NIST
6 7 (2.14%) COBIT
7 5 (1.53%) SLA
8 2 (0.61%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.61%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.61%) NCSC
8 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
System Software
1 32 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.03%) Docker
3 14 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.22%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.92%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.61%) KVM
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.61%) NFS
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.61%) vSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Firmware
8 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.31%) Squid
8 1 (0.31%) Varnish
8 1 (0.31%) vCloud
8 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (13.15%) Kubernetes
2 37 (11.31%) Terraform
3 28 (8.56%) Ansible
4 15 (4.59%) logstash
4 15 (4.59%) SCCM
5 12 (3.67%) Prometheus
6 10 (3.06%) Consul
7 9 (2.75%) Kibana
8 8 (2.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (2.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (1.83%) Packer
10 4 (1.22%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.22%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.22%) QRadar
11 3 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.92%) Puppet
11 3 (0.92%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 66 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.17%) Cisco
3 17 (5.20%) VMware
4 16 (4.89%) Oracle
5 15 (4.59%) Citrix
5 15 (4.59%) ServiceNow
6 12 (3.67%) Adobe
7 11 (3.36%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.06%) F5
8 10 (3.06%) Google
9 8 (2.45%) Apple
9 8 (2.45%) PayPal
9 8 (2.45%) WorldPay
10 7 (2.14%) HP
10 7 (2.14%) Juniper
11 6 (1.83%) Splunk
12 5 (1.53%) Dell
12 5 (1.53%) IBM
12 5 (1.53%) Meraki
13 4 (1.22%) Nokia