Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 February 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 > South East
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 153 171
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing Internet 161 266 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 1.66% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 10.09% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 145 145
South East median daily rate £410 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.35% +32.14% -3.31%
10th Percentile £106 £234 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 29
South East median hourly rate £33.75 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.00 £11.36
90th Percentile £82.50 £23.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £15.30 £13.28
% change year-on-year +24.18% +15.19% -30.09%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,883 2,635 2,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.70% 16.45% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1,436 1,481
South East median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £177 £218 £160
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.76% +3.03% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 139
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.00 £11.71
90th Percentile £54.50 £49.13 £47.60
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.76 £20.08
% change year-on-year +11.97% -6.60% -6.60%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the South East

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in the South East

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the South East over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in the South East

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in the South East

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the South East over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in the South East

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
Thames Valley -13 87 £450 -10.00% 36
Berkshire -19 64 £408 -18.50% 13
Hampshire +32 41 £200 -50.00% 23
Surrey +25 14 £550 +69.23% 10
Buckinghamshire +20 12 £530 +15.66% 9
Oxfordshire +25 11 £550 +83.33% 14
Kent +19 10 £320 - 9
West Sussex +30 5 £168 -25.56% 4
Sussex - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £500 - 1
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Internet.

1 69 (42.86%) Windows
2 49 (30.43%) VPN
3 45 (27.95%) DNS
4 44 (27.33%) Microsoft Office
5 42 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 41 (25.47%) SC Cleared
6 41 (25.47%) Azure
6 41 (25.47%) Microsoft
7 39 (24.22%) Active Directory
7 39 (24.22%) Firewall
8 36 (22.36%) TCP/IP
9 29 (18.01%) Information Security
10 28 (17.39%) Windows Server
11 27 (16.77%) Telecoms
11 27 (16.77%) Windows 7
12 25 (15.53%) PowerShell
12 25 (15.53%) Web Services
13 24 (14.91%) SaaS
14 22 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (13.66%) Reverse Proxy
14 22 (13.66%) SQL
14 22 (13.66%) Replication
15 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
15 21 (13.04%) NAS
15 21 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (12.42%) Windows 10
16 20 (12.42%) Office 365
16 20 (12.42%) ITIL
16 20 (12.42%) SAN
16 20 (12.42%) ITSM

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (11.18%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (6.21%) IIS
4 6 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.24%) CMS
5 2 (1.24%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) Confluence
6 1 (0.62%) Documentum
6 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.62%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (27.33%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (11.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (11.80%) MS Visio
4 18 (11.18%) Acrobat
5 13 (8.07%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (10.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (25.47%) Azure
2 24 (14.91%) SaaS
3 20 (12.42%) Office 365
4 18 (11.18%) PaaS
5 17 (10.56%) IaaS
6 15 (9.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 14 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (6.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (5.59%) AWS
10 6 (3.73%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.86%) Azure Stack
12 2 (1.24%) GitHub
12 2 (1.24%) OpenShift
12 2 (1.24%) Serverless
13 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.62%) GCP
13 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.43%) VPN
2 45 (27.95%) DNS
3 39 (24.22%) Firewall
4 36 (22.36%) TCP/IP
5 22 (13.66%) Reverse Proxy
6 21 (13.04%) NAS
7 20 (12.42%) SAN
8 18 (11.18%) Remote Desktop
8 18 (11.18%) WAN
9 17 (10.56%) WebEx
10 14 (8.70%) BGP
11 13 (8.07%) LAN
12 12 (7.45%) Ethernet
12 12 (7.45%) MPLS
13 9 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (5.59%) Wireless
14 7 (4.35%) OSPF
14 7 (4.35%) Unified Communications
15 6 (3.73%) Broadband
15 6 (3.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) Azure SQL Database
1 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.73%) Big Data
3 6 (3.73%) Power BI
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.24%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.24%) Impala
5 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) DB2
6 1 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.62%) GIS
6 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (3.11%) Selenium
3 4 (2.48%) JIRA
4 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.86%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.24%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.62%) JMeter
General
1 27 (16.77%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.80%) Finance
3 8 (4.97%) Legal
4 7 (4.35%) Law
5 3 (1.86%) Marketing
5 3 (1.86%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.24%) Back Office
6 2 (1.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Military
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (13.66%) Architect
2 19 (11.80%) Network Engineer
3 15 (9.32%) Analyst
4 14 (8.70%) Developer
5 13 (8.07%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
6 10 (6.21%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.59%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (3.73%) Administrator
10 6 (3.73%) Azure Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Help Desk Adviser
10 6 (3.73%) Implementation Engineer
11 4 (2.48%) IT Analyst
11 4 (2.48%) IT Support
11 4 (2.48%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (2.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.53%) Web Services
2 10 (6.21%) CSS
2 10 (6.21%) HTML
3 7 (4.35%) Spring
4 6 (3.73%) Node.js
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.48%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.48%) Spring Boot
7 3 (1.86%) .NET
7 3 (1.86%) CSS3
7 3 (1.86%) GWT
7 3 (1.86%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.86%) HTML5
7 3 (1.86%) JSON
7 3 (1.86%) LDAP
7 3 (1.86%) React
7 3 (1.86%) RESTful
7 3 (1.86%) Vaadin
8 2 (1.24%) XML
8 2 (1.24%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Replication
2 17 (10.56%) Blackberry
2 17 (10.56%) PDA
3 14 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (6.83%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (4.35%) Internet of Things
7 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Licensing
8 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.11%) Digital TV
9 5 (3.11%) Virtual Team
10 4 (2.48%) Public Cloud
10 4 (2.48%) User Experience
11 3 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.24%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (1.24%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (42.86%) Windows
2 28 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.77%) Windows 7
4 22 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (12.42%) Windows 10
6 18 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (10.56%) Windows 2000
7 17 (10.56%) Windows Vista
7 17 (10.56%) Windows XP
8 14 (8.70%) Linux
9 5 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.62%) Android
11 1 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.62%) Unix
11 1 (0.62%) VMS
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.01%) Information Security
2 21 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (12.42%) ITIL
3 20 (12.42%) ITSM
4 19 (11.80%) Incident Management
5 18 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (10.56%) Computer Science
7 16 (9.94%) Migration
8 15 (9.32%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (9.32%) SOA
9 11 (6.83%) Analytics
9 11 (6.83%) ERP
10 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.21%) Project Delivery
11 9 (5.59%) Change Management
11 9 (5.59%) DevOps
11 9 (5.59%) Identity Management
11 9 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (5.59%) Project Management
11 9 (5.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.53%) PowerShell
2 22 (13.66%) SQL
3 14 (8.70%) Java
4 9 (5.59%) Python
5 6 (3.73%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.86%) C#
6 3 (1.86%) Ruby
7 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.24%) PHP
7 2 (1.24%) Scala
8 1 (0.62%) C
8 1 (0.62%) Go
8 1 (0.62%) Java 8
8 1 (0.62%) Perl
8 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 41 (25.47%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.80%) Degree
4 18 (11.18%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (9.32%) CCNP
6 13 (8.07%) CCNA
7 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (3.73%) BC Cleared
10 5 (3.11%) CCIP
11 4 (2.48%) CCDP
11 4 (2.48%) CCIE
12 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.24%) APMP
13 2 (1.24%) CCIE Security
13 2 (1.24%) MCP
13 2 (1.24%) MCSE
14 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.62%) HNC
14 1 (0.62%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.24%) PMO
5 1 (0.62%) BS7799
5 1 (0.62%) GDPR
5 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (24.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.48%) BitLocker
4 4 (2.48%) Docker
5 3 (1.86%) vSphere
6 2 (1.24%) Firmware
6 2 (1.24%) LXC
6 2 (1.24%) NFS
6 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.24%) XenApp
7 1 (0.62%) HDFS
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (10.56%) ServiceCenter
1 17 (10.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (4.97%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (3.73%) SCCM
5 4 (2.48%) Ansible
5 4 (2.48%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.86%) WMI
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.24%) SCOM
7 2 (1.24%) Terraform
8 1 (0.62%) CASB
8 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Kibana
8 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.62%) logstash
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (25.47%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.80%) Cisco
2 19 (11.80%) HP
3 18 (11.18%) Adobe
4 17 (10.56%) Bomgar
4 17 (10.56%) Peregrine
4 17 (10.56%) Remedy
5 13 (8.07%) VMware
6 12 (7.45%) Juniper
7 9 (5.59%) Workday
8 8 (4.97%) Oracle
9 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.35%) Sony
10 6 (3.73%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.73%) McAfee
11 5 (3.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (2.48%) Apple
12 4 (2.48%) Citrix
12 4 (2.48%) ServiceNow