Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 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
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 173 141
Rank change year-on-year +3 -32 -17
Contract jobs citing Internet 221 230 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 1.38% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.11% 8.87% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 110 118
South East median daily rate £426 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.99% -2.00% -0.66%
10th Percentile £200 £160 £243
90th Percentile £550 £510 £575
England median daily rate £444 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +10.88% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 34
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -33.33%
England median hourly rate £12.60 £14.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year -12.86% -9.63% -17.12%

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 2,426 2,593 2,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.57% 15.50% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,405 1,336 1,625
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +2.36% +6.05%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £222
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 157 184
South East median hourly rate £17.46 £25.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.16% +49.25% -48.46%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.75 £45.87
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year - +0.50% -20.40%

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 +63 142 £463 +15.63% 10
Berkshire +54 120 £473 +40.00% 4
Hampshire -22 42 £425 +21.43% 4
Surrey +17 31 £363 +20.83% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 16 £518 +49.57% 2
Oxfordshire +24 6 £238 -47.22% 4
West Sussex -4 4 £210 +31.25% 4
East Sussex -20 2 - - 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 91 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 87 (39.37%) Windows
3 73 (33.03%) Security Cleared
4 61 (27.60%) SC Cleared
5 52 (23.53%) DNS
5 52 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 51 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 49 (22.17%) Firewall
8 46 (20.81%) VPN
9 44 (19.91%) DV Cleared
10 39 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
11 36 (16.29%) Telecoms
11 36 (16.29%) Security Operations
12 35 (15.84%) IIS
13 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (14.93%) Degree
15 32 (14.48%) ITIL
15 32 (14.48%) McAfee
15 32 (14.48%) Office 365
15 32 (14.48%) Self-Motivation
16 31 (14.03%) SharePoint Server
17 30 (13.57%) McAfee ePO
17 30 (13.57%) SQL
17 30 (13.57%) WAN
17 30 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (13.12%) Software Distribution
18 29 (13.12%) Server Patching
18 29 (13.12%) Security Monitoring
18 29 (13.12%) Web Services

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 51 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 35 (15.84%) IIS
3 31 (14.03%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.26%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.81%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.81%) Smallworld
7 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.90%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.45%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.45%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.36%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.90%) Primavera
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (14.48%) Office 365
3 16 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 15 (6.79%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (6.33%) SaaS
6 11 (4.98%) IaaS
7 8 (3.62%) GitHub
7 8 (3.62%) PaaS
8 7 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.26%) Azure Stack
9 5 (2.26%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.81%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.36%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.90%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.45%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (23.53%) DNS
1 52 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 49 (22.17%) Firewall
3 46 (20.81%) VPN
4 30 (13.57%) WAN
5 28 (12.67%) LAN
6 25 (11.31%) Reverse Proxy
7 22 (9.95%) SAN
8 19 (8.60%) MPLS
9 18 (8.14%) Network Security
10 17 (7.69%) DHCP
11 16 (7.24%) Intranet
12 15 (6.79%) Skype
13 13 (5.88%) BGP
14 12 (5.43%) Ethernet
15 11 (4.98%) NAS
15 11 (4.98%) OSPF
16 8 (3.62%) EIGRP
16 8 (3.62%) IP Telephony
16 8 (3.62%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.26%) Big Data
2 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.26%) Power BI
3 4 (1.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.81%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.36%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.36%) Flink
4 3 (1.36%) GIS
5 2 (0.90%) Essbase
5 2 (0.90%) Mixpanel
5 2 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.71%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.71%) JIRA
3 6 (2.71%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.36%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.90%) Phabricator
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.45%) CF BOSH
7 1 (0.45%) GitLab
7 1 (0.45%) Maven
7 1 (0.45%) Moq
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.45%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (16.29%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.86%) Finance
3 9 (4.07%) Legal
4 8 (3.62%) Law
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (21.27%) Architect
2 29 (13.12%) Operations Technician
3 26 (11.76%) Analyst
4 19 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 16 (7.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 16 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 16 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.24%) Support Technician
7 15 (6.79%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (6.33%) Developer
9 11 (4.98%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.62%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.62%) Network Architect
10 8 (3.62%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.17%) Administrator
11 7 (3.17%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.17%) Designer
11 7 (3.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.12%) Web Services
2 6 (2.71%) LDAP
3 5 (2.26%) .NET
3 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.81%) HTML
5 3 (1.36%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.36%) CSS
5 3 (1.36%) Middleware
5 3 (1.36%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.90%) Node.js
6 2 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.90%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.90%) Symfony
6 2 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.90%) XML
7 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.45%) Velocity
7 1 (0.45%) WCF
7 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.48%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.69%) Replication
3 15 (6.79%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Licensing
5 12 (5.43%) Internet of Things
6 11 (4.98%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.62%) Mobile App
8 7 (3.17%) PKI
9 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (2.26%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.81%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.81%) User Experience
12 3 (1.36%) CMDB
12 3 (1.36%) Cybercrime
12 3 (1.36%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.37%) Windows
2 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (12.22%) Windows 10
4 25 (11.31%) Linux
5 13 (5.88%) Unix
5 13 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.52%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.17%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.71%) Solaris
9 5 (2.26%) Android
9 5 (2.26%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.81%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.90%) AIX
11 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.90%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.29%) Security Operations
2 32 (14.48%) ITIL
3 30 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (13.12%) Security Monitoring
4 29 (13.12%) Server Patching
4 29 (13.12%) Software Distribution
5 28 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (11.76%) Migration
7 24 (10.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (7.69%) DevOps
10 16 (7.24%) Project Management
10 16 (7.24%) Scrum
10 16 (7.24%) Software Licensing
11 15 (6.79%) Information Security
12 14 (6.33%) Analytics
12 14 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (5.88%) Change Management
13 13 (5.88%) Computer Science
13 13 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.57%) SQL
2 19 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.33%) Python
4 11 (4.98%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.62%) C
6 6 (2.71%) C#
6 6 (2.71%) Ruby
7 5 (2.26%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.26%) PHP
8 4 (1.81%) C++
8 4 (1.81%) Java
8 4 (1.81%) Perl
9 2 (0.90%) R
9 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.45%) Lisp
10 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (33.03%) Security Cleared
2 61 (27.60%) SC Cleared
3 44 (19.91%) DV Cleared
4 33 (14.93%) Degree
5 28 (12.67%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (7.24%) CCNA
8 14 (6.33%) CCNP
9 12 (5.43%) MCSE
10 10 (4.52%) CCIE
10 10 (4.52%) CISSP
11 8 (3.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (3.17%) CEH
13 6 (2.71%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (2.71%) CCIP
13 6 (2.71%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (2.26%) CISM
14 5 (2.26%) MCSA
14 5 (2.26%) MOS
14 5 (2.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.69%) QA
2 15 (6.79%) GDPR
3 8 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.71%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.81%) SLA
6 2 (0.90%) PMO
7 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (10.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.90%) NDS
5 2 (0.90%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.45%) Docker
6 1 (0.45%) HDFS
6 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (13.57%) McAfee ePO
2 19 (8.60%) SCCM
3 8 (3.62%) Ansible
4 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.26%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.26%) Puppet
6 4 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.36%) Marathon
8 2 (0.90%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.90%) Mesos
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool
9 1 (0.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 91 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.48%) McAfee
3 28 (12.67%) Cisco
4 18 (8.14%) Oracle
5 17 (7.69%) Juniper
6 15 (6.79%) Citrix
7 13 (5.88%) VMware
8 11 (4.98%) HP
9 8 (3.62%) Apple
10 7 (3.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (3.17%) Avaya
10 7 (3.17%) F5
10 7 (3.17%) Google
11 6 (2.71%) Remedy
11 6 (2.71%) SAP
12 5 (2.26%) Polycom
12 5 (2.26%) Proofpoint
12 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.26%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.26%) Wyse