Period
to 15 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 149 120
Rank change year-on-year -36 -29 -16
Contract jobs citing Internet 225 254 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 1.58% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.72% 9.21% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 123 230
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £156 £170 £194
90th Percentile £549 £571 £525
England median daily rate £413 £413 £408
% change year-on-year - +1.04% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 13
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -33.71% +57.83%
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.75 £46.30 £34.50
England median hourly rate £14.85 £17.00 £19.23
% change year-on-year -12.65% -11.60% +19.00%

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 2,579 2,758 3,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.09% 17.20% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,352 1,527 2,102
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £206 £215 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £527
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 175 219
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £17.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.89% -32.69% -7.56%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.50 £48.89
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -74 85 £404 +7.67% 55
Hampshire +19 57 £355 -16.59% 22
Berkshire -21 53 £400 - 33
Surrey -17 45 £413 +50.00% 22
Buckinghamshire -43 25 £392 +15.22% 9
West Sussex +3 15 £135 -61.43% 6
Kent +20 10 £400 -24.53% 6
Oxfordshire -2 7 £588 +38.24% 13
East Sussex +6 6 £500 +53.85% 1
Middlesex 0 2 £638 +15.91%
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 69 (30.67%) Windows
2 56 (24.89%) Microsoft
3 51 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 42 (18.67%) Telecoms
6 41 (18.22%) SQL
7 38 (16.89%) WAN
7 38 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (16.44%) Cisco
9 36 (16.00%) VPN
9 36 (16.00%) Firewall
10 35 (15.56%) LAN
10 35 (15.56%) IIS
11 33 (14.67%) SharePoint
12 32 (14.22%) Finance
13 31 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
13 31 (13.78%) Active Directory
13 31 (13.78%) SC Cleared
14 30 (13.33%) DNS
14 30 (13.33%) ITIL
15 26 (11.56%) C#
15 26 (11.56%) JavaScript
15 26 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (11.56%) QA
15 26 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 25 (11.11%) E-Commerce
17 24 (10.67%) Test Automation
18 22 (9.78%) Project Management
18 22 (9.78%) Linux

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 35 (15.56%) IIS
2 33 (14.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.11%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.67%) Apache
7 5 (2.22%) Confluence
8 2 (0.89%) Documentum
8 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) JBoss
9 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 31 (13.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.44%) Office 365
2 6 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.78%) PaaS
3 4 (1.78%) Sauce Labs
4 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Akamai
5 1 (0.44%) npm
5 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.89%) WAN
2 36 (16.00%) Firewall
2 36 (16.00%) VPN
3 35 (15.56%) LAN
4 30 (13.33%) DNS
5 17 (7.56%) MPLS
5 17 (7.56%) SSL
6 16 (7.11%) IPsec
6 16 (7.11%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (6.67%) Broadband
8 14 (6.22%) DHCP
8 14 (6.22%) Intranet
8 14 (6.22%) Network Security
9 13 (5.78%) TCP/IP
10 12 (5.33%) Unified Communications
10 12 (5.33%) VoIP
11 11 (4.89%) BGP
11 11 (4.89%) Ethernet
11 11 (4.89%) OSPF
11 11 (4.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.11%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.78%) Redis
5 3 (1.33%) MarkLogic
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.78%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.78%) JIRA
4 13 (5.78%) Selenium
5 9 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.11%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.22%) Appium
7 5 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.22%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.22%) Calabash
8 4 (1.78%) InstallShield
8 4 (1.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.78%) Mocha
8 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.78%) TestComplete
9 3 (1.33%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.33%) JUnit
9 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (18.67%) Telecoms
2 32 (14.22%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Publishing
4 5 (2.22%) Banking
4 5 (2.22%) Retail
5 4 (1.78%) Legal
5 4 (1.78%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Military
7 2 (0.89%) French Language
7 2 (0.89%) German Language
7 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (20.00%) Analyst
2 23 (10.22%) Project Manager
3 21 (9.33%) Developer
4 17 (7.56%) Architect
5 13 (5.78%) Network Analyst
5 13 (5.78%) Security Analyst
6 12 (5.33%) Automation Tester
6 12 (5.33%) Network Security Analyst
6 12 (5.33%) Service Manager
6 12 (5.33%) Tester
7 11 (4.89%) QA Automation Tester
7 11 (4.89%) QA Tester
7 11 (4.89%) Service Transition Manager
7 11 (4.89%) Transition Manager
8 9 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.56%) Java Automation Tester
9 8 (3.56%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.11%) Administrator
10 7 (3.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.33%) .NET
2 20 (8.89%) Web Services
3 13 (5.78%) HTML
3 13 (5.78%) REST
3 13 (5.78%) SOAP
3 13 (5.78%) XML
4 11 (4.89%) jQuery
5 10 (4.44%) CSS
6 9 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.11%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.11%) Entity Framework
8 6 (2.67%) LDAP
8 6 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.22%) 802.1X
9 5 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.22%) HTML5
9 5 (2.22%) RequireJS
9 5 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (7.56%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.22%) User Experience
5 13 (5.78%) Digital TV
6 11 (4.89%) PKI
7 9 (4.00%) Internet of Things
8 8 (3.56%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.67%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.33%) Graphic Design
12 3 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.33%) RIA
13 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.89%) CCTV
13 2 (0.89%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.67%) Windows
2 22 (9.78%) Linux
2 22 (9.78%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.33%) Windows 7
4 15 (6.67%) Unix
5 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 9 (4.00%) Solaris
8 8 (3.56%) Android
8 8 (3.56%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.56%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.78%) CentOS
11 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.78%) SUSE
11 4 (1.78%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (13.33%) ITIL
4 25 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 24 (10.67%) Test Automation
6 22 (9.78%) Project Management
7 21 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (8.44%) Migration
9 18 (8.00%) Service Management
10 16 (7.11%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.67%) Six Sigma
12 13 (5.78%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (5.78%) TDD
13 11 (4.89%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (4.89%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (4.44%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.44%) MVC
14 10 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.22%) SQL
2 26 (11.56%) C#
2 26 (11.56%) JavaScript
3 22 (9.78%) Java
4 16 (7.11%) Python
5 10 (4.44%) C
5 10 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.00%) VB
7 7 (3.11%) PHP
8 6 (2.67%) Ruby
9 5 (2.22%) Apple Swift
9 5 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.78%) Perl
11 3 (1.33%) C++
11 3 (1.33%) ES6
11 3 (1.33%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.33%) XQuery
12 2 (0.89%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 45 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.78%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 16 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.67%) CCNA
6 10 (4.44%) Degree
7 9 (4.00%) CCNP
8 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.11%) ISEB
9 7 (3.11%) MCSA
9 7 (3.11%) MCSE
10 6 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (2.67%) CCIE
11 5 (2.22%) CCDA
12 4 (1.78%) CCDP
13 3 (1.33%) CCIP
13 3 (1.33%) CCVP
13 3 (1.33%) Master's Degree
13 3 (1.33%) MOS
13 3 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.56%) QA
2 12 (5.33%) SLA
3 10 (4.44%) GDPR
4 7 (3.11%) PMO
5 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (13.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.78%) Docker
3 12 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.56%) vSphere
5 5 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.78%) iptables
7 3 (1.33%) Firmware
7 3 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
1 10 (4.44%) SCCM
2 7 (3.11%) SCOM
2 7 (3.11%) WSUS
3 5 (2.22%) HP ALM
3 5 (2.22%) QRadar
4 4 (1.78%) Ansible
4 4 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.78%) Puppet
4 4 (1.78%) SELinux
4 4 (1.78%) yum
5 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.33%) OpenView
5 3 (1.33%) OVSD
6 2 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.89%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.89%) Nessus
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.44%) Cisco
3 20 (8.89%) Juniper
4 19 (8.44%) CheckPoint
5 16 (7.11%) Palo Alto
6 15 (6.67%) HP
6 15 (6.67%) McAfee
7 14 (6.22%) VMware
8 13 (5.78%) Qualys
9 12 (5.33%) Aruba
9 12 (5.33%) Citrix
10 7 (3.11%) Avaya
11 6 (2.67%) Remedy
12 5 (2.22%) Nortel
13 4 (1.78%) Serena
14 3 (1.33%) Apple
14 3 (1.33%) Oracle
14 3 (1.33%) Polycom
14 3 (1.33%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.33%) Wyse