Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 147 165
Rank change year-on-year +22 +18 -19
Contract jobs citing Internet 65 244 258
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 1.64% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.10% 9.46% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 109 123
Median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +10.14%
10th Percentile £168 £178 £155
90th Percentile £558 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 20
Median hourly rate £27.00 £12.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -38.46% +44.44%
10th Percentile £18.88 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £34.75 £61.20 £42.85
England median hourly rate £30.00 £13.75 £15.30
% change year-on-year +118.18% -10.13% -12.57%

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 915 2,579 2,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.59% 17.35% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 1,512 1,357
Median daily rate £410 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £180 £210 £200
90th Percentile £558 £575 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 136 152
Median hourly rate £34.00 £25.12 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.35% +5.77% +35.71%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.00 £12.78
90th Percentile £57.00 £63.75 £52.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% +10.50%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Internet as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Internet in the South East

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in the South East over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in the South East

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Internet in the South East

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Internet in the South East over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 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 +21 37 £450 +12.50% 19
Berkshire -2 22 £400 -3.03% 8
Hampshire +49 20 £450 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +49 11 £518 +55.64% 6
Surrey +46 7 £550 +11.68% 2
Oxfordshire +42 4 £283 +52.70% 5
Sussex +5 1 - -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 20 (30.77%) Windows
1 20 (30.77%) WAN
1 20 (30.77%) Firewall
2 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) Cisco
3 17 (26.15%) DNS
4 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (24.62%) LAN
5 15 (23.08%) VPN
5 15 (23.08%) BGP
5 15 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (21.54%) CCNP
6 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
7 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (20.00%) Juniper
7 13 (20.00%) OSPF
8 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
8 12 (18.46%) Azure
9 11 (16.92%) MPLS
10 10 (15.38%) VMware
11 9 (13.85%) IPsec
11 9 (13.85%) Migration
11 9 (13.85%) CCNA
11 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.85%) Linux
12 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
12 8 (12.31%) ITIL
12 8 (12.31%) DevOps

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 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.77%) IIS
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.15%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.62%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.54%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.54%) assyst
3 1 (1.54%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Azure
2 7 (10.77%) Power Platform
3 6 (9.23%) AWS
4 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) Firewall
1 20 (30.77%) WAN
2 17 (26.15%) DNS
3 16 (24.62%) LAN
4 15 (23.08%) BGP
4 15 (23.08%) VPN
5 13 (20.00%) OSPF
5 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (16.92%) MPLS
7 9 (13.85%) IPsec
8 7 (10.77%) EIGRP
8 7 (10.77%) Ethernet
8 7 (10.77%) VoIP
9 6 (9.23%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (9.23%) SNMP
10 5 (7.69%) 4G
10 5 (7.69%) Intranet
10 5 (7.69%) Unified Communications
10 5 (7.69%) VLAN
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) Power BI
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Architect
3 6 (9.23%) Administrator
3 6 (9.23%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Security Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) IT Support
6 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (3.08%) Traffic Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) LDAP
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) EJB
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.77%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.69%) Replication
5 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.62%) CESG
5 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.62%) PDA
5 3 (4.62%) PKI
5 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.08%) e-Health
6 2 (3.08%) LIMS
6 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.08%) NHS
6 2 (3.08%) PACS
6 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) Unix
5 4 (6.15%) Windows 2000
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Vista
5 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.08%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (13.85%) Migration
3 8 (12.31%) DevOps
3 8 (12.31%) ITIL
4 7 (10.77%) Change Data Capture
4 7 (10.77%) CRM
4 7 (10.77%) High Availability
4 7 (10.77%) SDLC
5 6 (9.23%) Data Protection
5 6 (9.23%) Network Design
6 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.69%) Analytics
6 5 (7.69%) Change Management
6 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.69%) ITSM
6 5 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.69%) Process Management
6 5 (7.69%) Workflow
6 5 (7.69%) Workflow Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Java
1 2 (3.08%) Python
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.54%) CCNP
3 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (13.85%) CCNA
5 4 (6.15%) BC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (6.15%) CCDP
5 4 (6.15%) CCIP
6 3 (4.62%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.62%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.08%) CCIE
7 2 (3.08%) CCIE Security
7 2 (3.08%) CEH
7 2 (3.08%) CREST Certified
7 2 (3.08%) Degree
7 2 (3.08%) GIAC
7 2 (3.08%) MCSE
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) GDPR
2 2 (3.08%) HL7
2 2 (3.08%) NCSC
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.08%) Snort
4 2 (3.08%) UAG
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCDPM
2 4 (6.15%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (6.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.54%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
4 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Cisco
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) Juniper
4 10 (15.38%) VMware
5 7 (10.77%) F5
6 5 (7.69%) Citrix
6 5 (7.69%) HP
6 5 (7.69%) Remedy
7 4 (6.15%) Bomgar
7 4 (6.15%) Brocade
7 4 (6.15%) Peregrine
8 3 (4.62%) Adobe
8 3 (4.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.08%) Mitel
9 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.54%) Meraki