Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 130 123
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7 -53
Contract jobs citing Internet 267 295 344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 1.78% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 9.37% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 200 195
South East median daily rate £370 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +6.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £197 £181 £194
90th Percentile £550 £500 £492
England median daily rate £405 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 23
South East median hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.11% +38.46% +47.73%
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.63 £9.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.38 £38.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.41% +15.53%

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 2893 3147 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.44% 18.94% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1564 1798 1904
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 219 242
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.14 £54.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -16 147 £375 -6.25% 16
Berkshire +1 79 £425 +18.47% 10
Buckinghamshire -25 50 £325 -27.78% 4
Surrey -11 46 £300 - 5
Hampshire +6 44 £385 +8.15% 3
Oxfordshire -2 18 £375 -11.76% 2
Middlesex 0 8 £250 -42.86%
Kent -14 8 £350 -12.50% 3
West Sussex -14 5 £298 -19.59% 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 79 (29.59%) Windows
2 55 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (18.35%) Java
4 46 (17.23%) Cisco
5 43 (16.10%) Microsoft
5 43 (16.10%) SQL
6 42 (15.73%) JavaScript
7 38 (14.23%) XML
7 38 (14.23%) Linux
8 35 (13.11%) VPN
8 35 (13.11%) QA
9 33 (12.36%) Firewall
10 31 (11.61%) Telecoms
10 31 (11.61%) Web Services
11 30 (11.24%) Python
11 30 (11.24%) DNS
11 30 (11.24%) Intranet
12 29 (10.86%) Finance
12 29 (10.86%) Active Directory
12 29 (10.86%) Security Cleared
13 25 (9.36%) SC Cleared
13 25 (9.36%) Publishing
13 25 (9.36%) REST
14 24 (8.99%) Project Management
14 24 (8.99%) ITIL
14 24 (8.99%) SOAP
14 24 (8.99%) Oracle
15 22 (8.24%) HTML
15 22 (8.24%) Citrix
15 22 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server

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 21 (7.87%) IIS
2 16 (5.99%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (4.12%) Confluence
4 11 (4.12%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.37%) CMS
6 6 (2.25%) Apache
6 6 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.87%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.12%) Mongoose
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.12%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.75%) Drupal
10 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) FRx
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.87%) Office 365
3 12 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.12%) SaaS
5 8 (3.00%) Sauce Labs
6 7 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.25%) PaaS
8 3 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.12%) npm
8 3 (1.12%) Serverless
9 2 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.75%) GitHub
9 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.75%) IaaS
9 2 (0.75%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.75%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.37%) G Suite
10 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.11%) VPN
2 33 (12.36%) Firewall
3 30 (11.24%) DNS
3 30 (11.24%) Intranet
4 19 (7.12%) SSL
5 18 (6.74%) HTTP
6 17 (6.37%) Wireless
7 16 (5.99%) Network Security
8 15 (5.62%) DHCP
8 15 (5.62%) SMTP
9 14 (5.24%) TCP/IP
10 13 (4.87%) LAN
11 12 (4.49%) WAN
12 11 (4.12%) Broadband
12 11 (4.12%) NetScaler
13 9 (3.37%) ADSL
13 9 (3.37%) FTP
13 9 (3.37%) MPLS
14 8 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (2.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.37%) MongoDB
2 15 (5.62%) MarkLogic
2 15 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.87%) MySQL
3 13 (4.87%) Redis
4 12 (4.49%) Big Data
5 8 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.62%) DB2
7 5 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.12%) Informix
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.75%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.37%) GIS
Development Applications
1 22 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (7.87%) JIRA
3 17 (6.37%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.99%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.62%) JUnit
6 13 (4.87%) Visual Studio
7 12 (4.49%) Bitbucket
7 12 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.49%) Selenium
8 11 (4.12%) Appium
8 11 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (3.75%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.62%) Mocha
11 6 (2.25%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.87%) Calabash
12 5 (1.87%) NUnit
12 5 (1.87%) Protractor
13 4 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (1.12%) PhantomJS
14 3 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (11.61%) Telecoms
2 29 (10.86%) Finance
3 25 (9.36%) Publishing
4 17 (6.37%) Banking
5 10 (3.75%) Retail
6 8 (3.00%) Marketing
7 7 (2.62%) Legal
8 6 (2.25%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.50%) Billing
10 3 (1.12%) Back Office
10 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.37%) Advertising
12 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.37%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.37%) Local Government
12 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (13.48%) Analyst
2 29 (10.86%) Developer
3 24 (8.99%) Architect
4 21 (7.87%) Consultant
4 21 (7.87%) Network Engineer
5 14 (5.24%) Automation Tester
5 14 (5.24%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.24%) Tester
6 12 (4.49%) Operations Technician
7 11 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 10 (3.75%) QA Automation Tester
8 10 (3.75%) QA Tester
9 9 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (3.37%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.37%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (2.62%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.23%) XML
2 31 (11.61%) Web Services
3 25 (9.36%) REST
4 24 (8.99%) SOAP
5 22 (8.24%) HTML
6 19 (7.12%) .NET
7 18 (6.74%) XSLT
8 14 (5.24%) CSS
8 14 (5.24%) Node.js
9 13 (4.87%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.12%) jQuery
11 10 (3.75%) EDI
11 10 (3.75%) HTML5
11 10 (3.75%) JSON
11 10 (3.75%) LAMP
12 9 (3.37%) cXML
12 9 (3.37%) ebXML
12 9 (3.37%) Spring
12 9 (3.37%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (3.37%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.74%) Internet of Things
2 14 (5.24%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.37%) DataPower
5 9 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.00%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.62%) PDA
8 6 (2.25%) Digital TV
8 6 (2.25%) User Experience
9 5 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.87%) Social Media
10 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.50%) Replication
10 4 (1.50%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.12%) Handset
11 3 (1.12%) iSeries
11 3 (1.12%) NHS
11 3 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (29.59%) Windows
2 38 (14.23%) Linux
3 19 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (6.37%) Windows 7
5 16 (5.99%) CentOS
5 16 (5.99%) Unix
6 14 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.87%) Windows Server
8 12 (4.49%) Android
8 12 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.75%) Apple iOS
9 10 (3.75%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.37%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.37%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.62%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.50%) Solaris
14 3 (1.12%) HPUX
15 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (8.99%) ITIL
2 24 (8.99%) Project Management
3 21 (7.87%) Test Automation
4 19 (7.12%) TDD
5 18 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (6.37%) Regression Testing
6 17 (6.37%) Security Operations
6 17 (6.37%) Server Patching
7 16 (5.99%) Content Analysis
7 16 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (5.99%) High Availability
7 16 (5.99%) Load Balancing
8 15 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.24%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (4.87%) Analytics
10 13 (4.87%) Migration
10 13 (4.87%) Service Management
11 12 (4.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.35%) Java
2 43 (16.10%) SQL
3 42 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.24%) Python
5 17 (6.37%) C#
6 15 (5.62%) XQuery
7 10 (3.75%) Apple Swift
7 10 (3.75%) C
7 10 (3.75%) Perl
8 9 (3.37%) ActionScript
8 9 (3.37%) ActionScript 2.0
8 9 (3.37%) ActionScript 3.0
9 7 (2.62%) C++
9 7 (2.62%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.87%) Ruby
11 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.50%) PHP
11 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.50%) VB
11 4 (1.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.36%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.62%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.49%) Degree
5 10 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.37%) CCNA
7 6 (2.25%) CCNP
8 4 (1.50%) CISM
8 4 (1.50%) CISSP
9 3 (1.12%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.12%) CISMP
9 3 (1.12%) ISEB
9 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.12%) PMP
10 2 (0.75%) ACSA
10 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.75%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.75%) OSCP
10 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.11%) QA
2 9 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.37%) RosettaNet
3 5 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.12%) GDPR
5 2 (0.75%) PMO
5 2 (0.75%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.87%) Docker
3 8 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.37%) iptables
6 1 (0.37%) KVM
6 1 (0.37%) LXC
6 1 (0.37%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.37%) OpenDJ
6 1 (0.37%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.37%) Squid
6 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (3.37%) Nagios
2 9 (3.37%) SCCM
3 6 (2.25%) Puppet
4 5 (1.87%) WSUS
5 4 (1.50%) CFEngine
5 4 (1.50%) logstash
5 4 (1.50%) Netcool
5 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.50%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.12%) Cacti
6 3 (1.12%) DameWare
6 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.12%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.75%) Icinga
7 2 (0.75%) Nessus
7 2 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (17.23%) Cisco
2 43 (16.10%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.99%) Oracle
4 22 (8.24%) Citrix
5 14 (5.24%) HP
6 13 (4.87%) VMware
7 12 (4.49%) CheckPoint
7 12 (4.49%) McAfee
8 11 (4.12%) Extreme Networks
8 11 (4.12%) IBM
9 9 (3.37%) Dell
9 9 (3.37%) Juniper
9 9 (3.37%) webMethods
10 8 (3.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.00%) Remedy
11 7 (2.62%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.87%) Adobe
12 5 (1.87%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.87%) Splunk
13 4 (1.50%) Google