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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 105 111
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6  
Contract jobs citing Internet 131 187 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 2.08% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 10.76% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 120 82
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.61 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.15% +66.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.96 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £32.00 £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -16.66% +29.95%  

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 1338 1738 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.25% 19.33% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 958 880
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 120
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -5 45 £303 -32.77% 12
Berkshire +4 44 £388 +3.46% 12
Hampshire +1 18 £392 -7.70% 14
Surrey -18 8 £350 +20.68% 10
West Sussex +13 5 £375 +7.14% 4
Oxfordshire -13 4 £231 -28.84% 5
Middlesex +12 2 - -
East Sussex +3 1 £325 - 1
Kent -4 1 £530 +307.69% 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 76 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (23.90%) Windows
3 54 (21.51%) Microsoft
4 49 (19.52%) Java
5 42 (16.73%) Finance
6 40 (15.94%) SQL
7 39 (15.54%) Cisco
7 39 (15.54%) Banking
8 35 (13.94%) Web Services
9 34 (13.55%) VPN
9 34 (13.55%) JIRA
9 34 (13.55%) Security Cleared
9 34 (13.55%) REST
10 33 (13.15%) Test Automation
10 33 (13.15%) Firewall
11 32 (12.75%) Telecoms
11 32 (12.75%) Linux
11 32 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (11.95%) QA
13 29 (11.55%) SharePoint
13 29 (11.55%) JavaScript
13 29 (11.55%) DNS
14 28 (11.16%) Python
14 28 (11.16%) TDD
15 27 (10.76%) SC Cleared
15 27 (10.76%) HTML
15 27 (10.76%) Mobile App
16 26 (10.36%) Jenkins
16 26 (10.36%) LAN
17 25 (9.96%) SOAP

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 29 (11.55%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.57%) IIS
3 12 (4.78%) CMS
4 10 (3.98%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (3.19%) Apache
5 8 (3.19%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.79%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.39%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.99%) Confluence
8 5 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.59%) Drupal
9 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.80%) FRx
2 2 (0.80%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Staffware
3 1 (0.40%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.98%) OpenShift
2 10 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.98%) Office 365
3 8 (3.19%) OneDrive
4 7 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (1.20%) PaaS
5 3 (1.20%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.80%) IaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.40%) G Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.55%) VPN
2 33 (13.15%) Firewall
3 29 (11.55%) DNS
4 26 (10.36%) LAN
5 23 (9.16%) TCP/IP
6 21 (8.37%) Intranet
6 21 (8.37%) WAN
7 19 (7.57%) MPLS
8 14 (5.58%) DHCP
9 13 (5.18%) BGP
9 13 (5.18%) Wireless
10 12 (4.78%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (4.38%) OSPF
12 9 (3.59%) ADSL
12 9 (3.59%) Skype
12 9 (3.59%) SMTP
13 8 (3.19%) EIGRP
14 7 (2.79%) Ethernet
15 6 (2.39%) Broadband
15 6 (2.39%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.58%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.38%) MySQL
4 5 (1.99%) Big Data
4 5 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.20%) DB2
5 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.80%) Informix
6 2 (0.80%) MarkLogic
6 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.80%) QlikView
6 2 (0.80%) Redis
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (13.55%) JIRA
2 26 (10.36%) Jenkins
3 25 (9.96%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.57%) Selenium
5 15 (5.98%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.38%) Calabash
7 9 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.19%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.79%) Protractor
10 6 (2.39%) GitLab
10 6 (2.39%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (2.39%) Mocha
11 4 (1.59%) JMeter
11 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (1.59%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.20%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.20%) JUnit
13 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
General
1 42 (16.73%) Finance
2 39 (15.54%) Banking
3 32 (12.75%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.78%) Retail
5 9 (3.59%) Publishing
6 7 (2.79%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (2.39%) Marketing
8 4 (1.59%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (11.16%) Analyst
2 23 (9.16%) Architect
2 23 (9.16%) Developer
3 21 (8.37%) Consultant
4 18 (7.17%) Tester
5 17 (6.77%) Automation Tester
6 16 (6.37%) Network Engineer
7 12 (4.78%) QA Automation Tester
7 12 (4.78%) QA Tester
8 10 (3.98%) Operations Technician
9 9 (3.59%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.19%) Designer
10 8 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.79%) Administrator
11 7 (2.79%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (2.79%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.39%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.39%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.94%) Web Services
2 34 (13.55%) REST
3 27 (10.76%) HTML
4 25 (9.96%) SOAP
5 20 (7.97%) XML
6 19 (7.57%) CSS
7 15 (5.98%) AngularJS
8 14 (5.58%) .NET
9 12 (4.78%) jQuery
10 10 (3.98%) Node.js
11 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.59%) JSON
12 8 (3.19%) HTML5
12 8 (3.19%) LAMP
13 7 (2.79%) XSLT
14 6 (2.39%) Java EE
14 6 (2.39%) RESTful
14 6 (2.39%) Spring
15 5 (1.99%) Ajax
15 5 (1.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.76%) Mobile App
2 23 (9.16%) Online Banking
3 19 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.98%) Data Centre
4 15 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.18%) Mobile Banking
5 13 (5.18%) User Experience
6 7 (2.79%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.99%) Digital TV
9 4 (1.59%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.59%) New Media
9 4 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.20%) BBC
10 3 (1.20%) BYOD
10 3 (1.20%) CESG
10 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.80%) STB
Operating Systems
1 60 (23.90%) Windows
2 32 (12.75%) Linux
3 17 (6.77%) Windows Server
3 17 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.78%) Unix
5 12 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.38%) CentOS
7 10 (3.98%) Windows 10
8 8 (3.19%) Android
8 8 (3.19%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.99%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.59%) Solaris
10 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.20%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.80%) Debian
12 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.15%) Test Automation
3 32 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (11.16%) TDD
5 25 (9.96%) Migration
6 22 (8.76%) Scrum
7 21 (8.37%) ITIL
7 21 (8.37%) Project Management
8 20 (7.97%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (7.57%) CRM
10 17 (6.77%) SDLC
11 15 (5.98%) Service Management
12 14 (5.58%) Security Operations
13 13 (5.18%) DevOps
13 13 (5.18%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (5.18%) Information Security
13 13 (5.18%) Workflow
14 12 (4.78%) Software Distribution
15 11 (4.38%) MVC
15 11 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (19.52%) Java
2 40 (15.94%) SQL
3 29 (11.55%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.16%) Python
5 20 (7.97%) VB
6 14 (5.58%) Perl
7 12 (4.78%) C#
7 12 (4.78%) Ruby
8 9 (3.59%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.19%) PHP
10 4 (1.59%) C
10 4 (1.59%) C++
11 2 (0.80%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.80%) XQuery
12 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.40%) R
12 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 24 (9.56%) Degree
4 21 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (7.97%) CCNP
6 13 (5.18%) CCNA
7 12 (4.78%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.99%) CCIE
9 4 (1.59%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.59%) HNC
9 4 (1.59%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.20%) CISSP
10 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.80%) CCDA
11 2 (0.80%) CCDP
11 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.95%) QA
2 7 (2.79%) SLA
3 5 (1.99%) PMO
4 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.40%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.39%) Docker
3 6 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.80%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.80%) iptables
5 2 (0.80%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.80%) KVM
5 2 (0.80%) LXC
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.80%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.80%) vSphere
5 2 (0.80%) XenApp
6 1 (0.40%) NDS
6 1 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.98%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (3.59%) WSUS
3 8 (3.19%) Nagios
3 8 (3.19%) SCCM
4 5 (1.99%) Puppet
5 4 (1.59%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.59%) Ansible
5 4 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.59%) Netcool
5 4 (1.59%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.20%) Nessus
6 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.80%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.80%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.80%) logstash
7 2 (0.80%) SELinux
Vendors
1 54 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.54%) Cisco
3 20 (7.97%) VMware
4 16 (6.37%) Citrix
4 16 (6.37%) HP
4 16 (6.37%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.98%) Juniper
5 15 (5.98%) Oracle
6 13 (5.18%) McAfee
7 7 (2.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 7 (2.79%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.39%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.39%) F5
8 6 (2.39%) IBM
8 6 (2.39%) Symantec
9 5 (1.99%) Google
9 5 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.59%) Avaya
10 4 (1.59%) Brocade
10 4 (1.59%) Pega
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