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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 111 84
Rank change year-on-year -20 -27  
Contract jobs citing Internet 124 182 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 1.94% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.34% 8.87% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 106 132
Median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.28% +1.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.25 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +63.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year -12.90% -4.08%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1487 2052 2021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.77% 21.82% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 1143 988
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 104 101
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.47% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +13 37 £350 -24.16% 21
Surrey +6 24 £308 -23.12% 19
Berkshire -12 24 £375 -11.76% 27
Hampshire -24 16 £410 +12.02% 26
Oxfordshire -11 7 £513 +253.44% 9
East Sussex +10 3 £331 +1.92% 12
Middlesex +6 2 £550 +25.71%
West Sussex +4 2 £343 -11.61% 12
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Internet.

1 56 (23.83%) Windows
2 52 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (18.30%) Microsoft
4 39 (16.60%) Firewall
5 36 (15.32%) Telecoms
5 36 (15.32%) Finance
6 33 (14.04%) Cisco
7 32 (13.62%) Security Cleared
8 31 (13.19%) Java
8 31 (13.19%) SQL
9 30 (12.77%) Linux
9 30 (12.77%) TCP/IP
10 29 (12.34%) Python
10 29 (12.34%) XML
11 28 (11.91%) DNS
12 27 (11.49%) Degree
12 27 (11.49%) Data Centre
13 26 (11.06%) QA
13 26 (11.06%) SC Cleared
14 25 (10.64%) VPN
15 24 (10.21%) ITIL
15 24 (10.21%) Oracle
15 24 (10.21%) MPLS
16 23 (9.79%) Project Management
16 23 (9.79%) Migration
16 23 (9.79%) LAN
16 23 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
17 22 (9.36%) Active Directory
17 22 (9.36%) CCNP
17 22 (9.36%) HP

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 20 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.66%) IIS
3 13 (5.53%) Apache
4 10 (4.26%) CMS
4 10 (4.26%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.83%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.70%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.70%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.28%) Confluence
9 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.28%) JBoss
9 3 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.85%) Drupal
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (4.68%) MS Office
2 10 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.85%) FrameMaker
3 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.43%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Maximo
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Primavera
3 1 (0.43%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.83%) SaaS
4 7 (2.98%) Office 365
5 5 (2.13%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.70%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.28%) IaaS
8 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.60%) Firewall
2 30 (12.77%) TCP/IP
3 28 (11.91%) DNS
4 25 (10.64%) VPN
5 24 (10.21%) MPLS
6 23 (9.79%) LAN
7 21 (8.94%) Intranet
8 19 (8.09%) WAN
9 17 (7.23%) Wireless
10 16 (6.81%) BGP
10 16 (6.81%) SSL
11 15 (6.38%) DHCP
11 15 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (5.96%) OSPF
13 9 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (3.83%) Ethernet
13 9 (3.83%) Skype
14 8 (3.40%) ADSL
14 8 (3.40%) Broadband
14 8 (3.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) MarkLogic
2 8 (3.40%) MySQL
3 7 (2.98%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.28%) Big Data
4 3 (1.28%) EDRMS
4 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.43%) GIS
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (8.09%) JIRA
2 16 (6.81%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.26%) Selenium
6 9 (3.83%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.83%) JUnit
7 5 (2.13%) Calabash
8 4 (1.70%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.70%) JMeter
8 4 (1.70%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.43%) GitLab
10 1 (0.43%) Mockito
10 1 (0.43%) Subversion
10 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (15.32%) Finance
1 36 (15.32%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.09%) Banking
2 19 (8.09%) Publishing
3 10 (4.26%) Marketing
4 9 (3.83%) Spanish Language
5 7 (2.98%) Legal
6 6 (2.55%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (2.55%) Retail
7 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.70%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.28%) Electronics
8 3 (1.28%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.85%) Back Office
9 2 (0.85%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (8.51%) Developer
2 19 (8.09%) Analyst
3 17 (7.23%) Network Engineer
4 16 (6.81%) Architect
5 13 (5.53%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (3.83%) Business Analyst
7 9 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.40%) Consultant
9 7 (2.98%) Business Manager
9 7 (2.98%) Web Engineer
10 6 (2.55%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.55%) Administrator
10 6 (2.55%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.55%) Marketing Manager
10 6 (2.55%) Operations Technician
10 6 (2.55%) Web Support Engineer
11 5 (2.13%) Automation Tester
11 5 (2.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.34%) XML
2 21 (8.94%) HTML
3 19 (8.09%) XSLT
4 18 (7.66%) Web Services
5 12 (5.11%) CSS
5 12 (5.11%) REST
6 11 (4.68%) .NET
7 10 (4.26%) SOAP
8 8 (3.40%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.40%) JSON
9 6 (2.55%) Middleware
10 5 (2.13%) 802.1X
10 5 (2.13%) jQuery
11 4 (1.70%) AngularJS
12 3 (1.28%) Ajax
12 3 (1.28%) Flash
12 3 (1.28%) LAMP
12 3 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (1.28%) WebCenter
13 2 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.83%) Online Banking
6 9 (3.83%) User Experience
7 8 (3.40%) Driving Licence
7 8 (3.40%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (2.98%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.13%) CESG
9 5 (2.13%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.13%) Replication
10 4 (1.70%) BYOD
10 4 (1.70%) Clustering
10 4 (1.70%) New Media
10 4 (1.70%) PKI
10 4 (1.70%) PMI
11 3 (1.28%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.83%) Windows
2 30 (12.77%) Linux
3 19 (8.09%) Unix
4 13 (5.53%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.55%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.13%) Solaris
7 5 (2.13%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.13%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.70%) Android
8 4 (1.70%) CentOS
9 3 (1.28%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.43%) Debian
11 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.21%) ITIL
3 23 (9.79%) Migration
3 23 (9.79%) Project Management
4 21 (8.94%) Change Management
4 21 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (8.09%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (7.66%) CRM
6 18 (7.66%) Information Security
7 17 (7.23%) Business Analysis
8 16 (6.81%) Incident Management
8 16 (6.81%) TDD
9 14 (5.96%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (5.96%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.53%) Cryptography
10 13 (5.53%) Service Management
10 13 (5.53%) Workflow
11 12 (5.11%) Content Management
11 12 (5.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.19%) Java
1 31 (13.19%) SQL
2 29 (12.34%) Python
3 16 (6.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.38%) Perl
5 10 (4.26%) VB
6 9 (3.83%) C#
7 8 (3.40%) PHP
7 8 (3.40%) XQuery
8 6 (2.55%) C++
8 6 (2.55%) Ruby
9 4 (1.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.28%) C
10 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.49%) Degree
3 26 (11.06%) SC Cleared
4 23 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (9.36%) CCNP
6 16 (6.81%) CCNA
7 11 (4.68%) CISSP
8 6 (2.55%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.55%) GCIH
8 6 (2.55%) GIAC
8 6 (2.55%) MBA
8 6 (2.55%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.70%) CCIE
11 3 (1.28%) HNC
11 3 (1.28%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.28%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.85%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.06%) QA
2 16 (6.81%) SLA
3 14 (5.96%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (2.98%) PMO
6 3 (1.28%) RMADS
7 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.28%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.28%) Sendmail
4 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.85%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.85%) UAG
5 2 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.43%) iptables
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) LXC
6 1 (0.43%) NDS
6 1 (0.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.26%) Puppet
2 6 (2.55%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (2.55%) Nagios
2 6 (2.55%) WSUS
3 3 (1.28%) Ansible
3 3 (1.28%) Nexpose
3 3 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.28%) SCCM
4 2 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.85%) OpenView
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.43%) Nessus
5 1 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.43%) Piwik
5 1 (0.43%) SELinux
5 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (18.30%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.04%) Cisco
3 24 (10.21%) Oracle
4 22 (9.36%) HP
5 16 (6.81%) VMware
6 15 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.96%) Juniper
8 13 (5.53%) Citrix
9 12 (5.11%) Intel Security
10 11 (4.68%) F5
11 8 (3.40%) Google
11 8 (3.40%) IBM
12 7 (2.98%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 6 (2.55%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.55%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.13%) Remedy
14 5 (2.13%) SAP
15 4 (1.70%) Aerohive Networks
15 4 (1.70%) ArcSight
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