Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 152 148
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -36
Contract jobs citing Internet 317 278 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.89% 1.65% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.46% 9.61% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 153 182
South East median daily rate £444 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.79% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £248 £170 £213
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 16
South East median hourly rate £13.68 £12.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.96% -39.43% +16.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £43.75 £37.63
England median hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £19.74
% change year-on-year +16.67% -31.60% +13.89%

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 2,766 2,892 3,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.48% 17.14% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,481 1,562 1,763
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £209 £170 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 155 193
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.46% -32.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £12.68 £11.93 £11.55
90th Percentile £48.48 £45.10 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.48%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 +20 156 £475 +26.67% 30
Berkshire +27 114 £475 +15.15% 11
Hampshire +2 73 £390 +4.00% 18
Surrey +5 69 £455 +54.24% 12
Buckinghamshire +8 30 £446 +37.31% 9
Oxfordshire +16 12 £455 +5.81% 10
Kent +8 10 - - 10
West Sussex -5 10 £225 -23.73% 7
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 99 (31.23%) Microsoft
2 97 (30.60%) Firewall
3 91 (28.71%) Windows
4 83 (26.18%) TCP/IP
5 72 (22.71%) Security Cleared
6 68 (21.45%) DNS
7 65 (20.50%) SQL
8 62 (19.56%) VPN
9 60 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (17.67%) Cisco
11 47 (14.83%) WAN
12 45 (14.20%) Telecoms
12 45 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (13.88%) LAN
13 44 (13.88%) Python
14 43 (13.56%) Web Services
15 42 (13.25%) Linux
16 41 (12.93%) IIS
16 41 (12.93%) Juniper
16 41 (12.93%) SC Cleared
17 40 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
17 40 (12.62%) Office 365
18 39 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
19 38 (11.99%) Kalman Filter
19 38 (11.99%) ITIL
19 38 (11.99%) JavaScript
19 38 (11.99%) SharePoint
19 38 (11.99%) Active Directory
20 35 (11.04%) CSS
20 35 (11.04%) Data Protection

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 41 (12.93%) IIS
2 38 (11.99%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.31%) Apache Spark
4 16 (5.05%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.15%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (2.52%) Apache
6 8 (2.52%) CMS
6 8 (2.52%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.26%) Confluence
10 4 (1.26%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.63%) Drupal
12 2 (0.63%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.32%) Live Communications Server
13 1 (0.32%) nginx
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.32%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.62%) Office 365
2 32 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (4.10%) SaaS
5 6 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.95%) GitHub
6 3 (0.95%) IaaS
7 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.63%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.63%) PaaS
7 2 (0.63%) Yammer
8 1 (0.32%) Akamai
8 1 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.32%) Datadog
8 1 (0.32%) npm
8 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.32%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.32%) Slack
8 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 97 (30.60%) Firewall
2 83 (26.18%) TCP/IP
3 68 (21.45%) DNS
4 62 (19.56%) VPN
5 47 (14.83%) WAN
6 44 (13.88%) LAN
7 27 (8.52%) Intranet
8 26 (8.20%) BGP
9 24 (7.57%) Reverse Proxy
10 20 (6.31%) Network Security
11 19 (5.99%) DHCP
11 19 (5.99%) SSH
11 19 (5.99%) SSL
12 18 (5.68%) OSPF
13 17 (5.36%) IPsec
14 16 (5.05%) SAN
15 15 (4.73%) MPLS
15 15 (4.73%) Wireless
16 13 (4.10%) Broadband
16 13 (4.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.78%) Big Data
3 22 (6.94%) Hadoop
4 19 (5.99%) Apache Hive
5 18 (5.68%) Flink
6 10 (3.15%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.58%) Power BI
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.95%) MySQL
9 3 (0.95%) Redis
9 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.62%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.05%) JIRA
4 9 (2.84%) InstallShield
5 8 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.89%) Fiddler
6 6 (1.89%) Selenium
7 5 (1.58%) Grunt
7 5 (1.58%) Subversion
7 5 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.26%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.26%) GitLab
9 3 (0.95%) Calabash
9 3 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.95%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.32%) Mocha
General
1 45 (14.20%) Telecoms
2 29 (9.15%) Finance
3 20 (6.31%) Legal
4 11 (3.47%) Law
5 8 (2.52%) Marketing
6 4 (1.26%) Automotive
6 4 (1.26%) Retail
7 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Military
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (17.03%) Developer
2 48 (15.14%) Architect
3 32 (10.09%) Analyst
4 19 (5.99%) Project Manager
5 18 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (4.73%) Software Developer
7 14 (4.42%) Analytics Developer
8 13 (4.10%) Administrator
8 13 (4.10%) Big Data Developer
9 12 (3.79%) Consultant
9 12 (3.79%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.47%) .NET Developer
10 11 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (3.47%) Network Engineer
11 10 (3.15%) Service Analyst
11 10 (3.15%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (2.52%) Senior Manager
12 8 (2.52%) Senior Project Manager
12 8 (2.52%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.56%) Web Services
2 35 (11.04%) CSS
3 30 (9.46%) HTML
4 23 (7.26%) .NET
5 18 (5.68%) Spark Streaming
6 16 (5.05%) ASP.NET
7 15 (4.73%) jQuery
8 14 (4.42%) XML
9 12 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.47%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.47%) Entity Framework
10 11 (3.47%) SOAP
11 10 (3.15%) AngularJS
11 10 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (3.15%) LDAP
12 9 (2.84%) Ajax
12 9 (2.84%) LINQ
12 9 (2.84%) LINQ to SQL
13 7 (2.21%) HTML5
13 7 (2.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.83%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (6.31%) Internet of Things
4 19 (5.99%) Mobile App
4 19 (5.99%) Replication
5 17 (5.36%) Microsoft Licensing
6 16 (5.05%) Public Cloud
7 15 (4.73%) Data Centre
7 15 (4.73%) PKI
8 14 (4.42%) User Experience
9 11 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (2.52%) Digital TV
11 7 (2.21%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.21%) Fat Client
11 7 (2.21%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.89%) iPad
12 6 (1.89%) iPhone
12 6 (1.89%) RIA
13 5 (1.58%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.58%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 91 (28.71%) Windows
2 42 (13.25%) Linux
3 32 (10.09%) Windows Server
4 24 (7.57%) Windows 10
5 19 (5.99%) Unix
6 17 (5.36%) Windows 7
7 13 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.79%) Mac OS X
9 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.84%) Solaris
10 9 (2.84%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (2.21%) CentOS
13 6 (1.89%) Android
13 6 (1.89%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.58%) SUSE
14 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.63%) Debian
15 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (11.99%) ITIL
3 38 (11.99%) Kalman Filter
4 35 (11.04%) Data Protection
5 29 (9.15%) Analytics
6 28 (8.83%) Web Development
7 26 (8.20%) Open Source
8 23 (7.26%) Migration
8 23 (7.26%) Network Architecture
9 19 (5.99%) Computer Science
9 19 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (5.99%) Project Management
9 19 (5.99%) Scrum
9 19 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (5.68%) Big Data Analytics
10 18 (5.68%) Data Analytics
10 18 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (5.68%) ETL
10 18 (5.68%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.50%) SQL
2 44 (13.88%) Python
3 38 (11.99%) JavaScript
4 26 (8.20%) C#
5 24 (7.57%) PowerShell
6 21 (6.62%) Java
7 18 (5.68%) Perl
8 15 (4.73%) PHP
9 8 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.52%) Ruby
10 6 (1.89%) C
10 6 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.58%) VB
11 5 (1.58%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.95%) Groovy
13 3 (0.95%) Lisp
14 2 (0.63%) Go
14 2 (0.63%) Korn
14 2 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (22.71%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 35 (11.04%) DV Cleared
4 31 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (8.83%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (8.52%) MCSE
7 23 (7.26%) Degree
8 16 (5.05%) CCNA
8 16 (5.05%) CCNP
9 13 (4.10%) MCSA
10 11 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (3.47%) MOS
11 6 (1.89%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.58%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.26%) BC Cleared
13 4 (1.26%) CCDA
13 4 (1.26%) CCIE
13 4 (1.26%) CCVP
13 4 (1.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.20%) QA
2 11 (3.47%) SLA
3 8 (2.52%) GDPR
4 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.63%) PMO
7 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.32%) GAMP
System Software
1 38 (11.99%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.73%) Docker
3 12 (3.79%) Virtual Desktop
3 12 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.21%) vSphere
6 6 (1.89%) iptables
7 4 (1.26%) KVM
8 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.95%) XenApp
8 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.32%) HDFS
9 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (7.57%) SCCM
2 10 (3.15%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (2.84%) AirWatch
3 9 (2.84%) Ansible
3 9 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.84%) Puppet
4 7 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.58%) SELinux
5 5 (1.58%) yum
6 4 (1.26%) SCOM
6 4 (1.26%) vRealize
6 4 (1.26%) WSUS
7 3 (0.95%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.95%) Nessus
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.63%) QRadar
9 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.32%) Grafana
Vendors
1 99 (31.23%) Microsoft
2 56 (17.67%) Cisco
3 41 (12.93%) Juniper
4 23 (7.26%) Palo Alto
5 19 (5.99%) Avaya
5 19 (5.99%) Citrix
6 18 (5.68%) Oracle
6 18 (5.68%) VMware
7 16 (5.05%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.79%) McAfee
8 12 (3.79%) Nortel
9 11 (3.47%) Apple
9 11 (3.47%) Aruba
9 11 (3.47%) Polycom
9 11 (3.47%) Wyse
10 10 (3.15%) Blue Coat
10 10 (3.15%) F5
11 9 (2.84%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.52%) Trend Micro
13 7 (2.21%) Sophos