Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 152 137
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 298 256 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.81% 1.57% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 9.05% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 136 217
South East median daily rate £428 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.68% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £181
90th Percentile £552 £550 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 17
South East median hourly rate £14.85 £13.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -31.16% +30.73%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.53
90th Percentile £43.05 £43.75 £37.60
England median hourly rate £15.30 £16.41 £19.23
% change year-on-year -6.74% -14.69% +14.81%

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 2,645 2,830 3,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.08% 17.39% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,393 1,564 1,778
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £205 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 155 215
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.87 £46.10 £48.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -17.78% +12.50%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -11 129 £458 +22.20% 46
Berkshire +2 83 £475 +18.75% 24
Hampshire +22 77 £375 +0.81% 30
Surrey +17 72 £475 +58.33% 19
Buckinghamshire -6 33 £446 +39.45% 9
Oxfordshire +1 13 £578 +74.34% 13
West Sussex 0 13 £500 +68.07% 9
Kent +7 7 £400 +14.29% 8
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 85 (28.52%) Microsoft
2 83 (27.85%) Windows
3 82 (27.52%) Firewall
4 66 (22.15%) SQL
5 64 (21.48%) Security Cleared
6 59 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (18.12%) Cisco
8 52 (17.45%) DNS
9 51 (17.11%) TCP/IP
9 51 (17.11%) IIS
10 46 (15.44%) VPN
11 44 (14.77%) WAN
11 44 (14.77%) Linux
12 43 (14.43%) Telecoms
13 42 (14.09%) Active Directory
14 41 (13.76%) Juniper
14 41 (13.76%) LAN
14 41 (13.76%) SC Cleared
15 40 (13.42%) Python
16 39 (13.09%) SQL Server
16 39 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
18 37 (12.42%) SharePoint
19 36 (12.08%) JavaScript
20 35 (11.74%) Windows Server
21 34 (11.41%) Finance
21 34 (11.41%) Web Services
22 32 (10.74%) C#
23 31 (10.40%) ITIL
24 30 (10.07%) Data Protection

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 (17.11%) IIS
2 37 (12.42%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.03%) Apache Spark
4 14 (4.70%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.69%) SharePoint Server
6 8 (2.68%) Apache
7 7 (2.35%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.01%) Confluence
8 6 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.68%) CMS
9 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.67%) Drupal
11 2 (0.67%) WordPress
12 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.67%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.34%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.34%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.72%) Office 365
2 21 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.68%) SaaS
5 7 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.67%) GitHub
7 2 (0.67%) Yammer
8 1 (0.34%) Akamai
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.34%) Datadog
8 1 (0.34%) IaaS
8 1 (0.34%) npm
8 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Slack
8 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 82 (27.52%) Firewall
2 52 (17.45%) DNS
3 51 (17.11%) TCP/IP
4 46 (15.44%) VPN
5 44 (14.77%) WAN
6 41 (13.76%) LAN
7 23 (7.72%) IPsec
7 23 (7.72%) SSL
8 19 (6.38%) BGP
8 19 (6.38%) Intranet
8 19 (6.38%) Network Security
9 18 (6.04%) DHCP
10 16 (5.37%) SSH
11 15 (5.03%) Broadband
12 14 (4.70%) MPLS
13 13 (4.36%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (4.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (4.03%) SMTP
15 11 (3.69%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.71%) Big Data
3 17 (5.70%) Hadoop
4 15 (5.03%) Apache Hive
5 14 (4.70%) Flink
5 14 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.68%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.68%) Redis
7 4 (1.34%) Power BI
8 3 (1.01%) MySQL
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.34%) Impala
10 1 (0.34%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.38%) Visual Studio
4 17 (5.70%) JIRA
5 14 (4.70%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.69%) Selenium
7 9 (3.02%) InstallShield
8 8 (2.68%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.01%) Calabash
10 5 (1.68%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.34%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.34%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.34%) GitLab
11 4 (1.34%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.01%) Appium
12 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.01%) Fiddler
12 3 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.67%) Phabricator
General
1 43 (14.43%) Telecoms
2 34 (11.41%) Finance
3 17 (5.70%) Legal
4 8 (2.68%) Marketing
5 7 (2.35%) Law
6 5 (1.68%) Retail
7 4 (1.34%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Automotive
9 2 (0.67%) Games
9 2 (0.67%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (15.44%) Developer
2 38 (12.75%) Architect
3 36 (12.08%) Analyst
4 19 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (4.36%) Network Analyst
6 13 (4.36%) Tester
7 12 (4.03%) Administrator
8 11 (3.69%) .NET Developer
8 11 (3.69%) Automation Tester
8 11 (3.69%) Software Developer
9 10 (3.36%) Analytics Developer
9 10 (3.36%) Consultant
9 10 (3.36%) Network Engineer
9 10 (3.36%) Security Analyst
9 10 (3.36%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.02%) Big Data Developer
10 9 (3.02%) Network Security Analyst
10 9 (3.02%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.02%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.41%) Web Services
2 29 (9.73%) CSS
3 27 (9.06%) .NET
4 24 (8.05%) HTML
5 15 (5.03%) SOAP
6 14 (4.70%) ASP.NET
6 14 (4.70%) jQuery
6 14 (4.70%) LDAP
6 14 (4.70%) Spark Streaming
7 13 (4.36%) XML
8 12 (4.03%) .NET Framework
8 12 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (4.03%) Entity Framework
9 11 (3.69%) REST
10 10 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (3.02%) Ajax
11 9 (3.02%) LINQ
11 9 (3.02%) LINQ to SQL
12 6 (2.01%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.01%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.07%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.37%) Internet of Things
3 16 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.37%) User Experience
4 14 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.70%) Public Cloud
5 13 (4.36%) PKI
6 10 (3.36%) Digital TV
6 10 (3.36%) Microsoft Licensing
6 10 (3.36%) Replication
7 9 (3.02%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.34%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.34%) Smart Home
9 4 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.34%) W3C
9 4 (1.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 83 (27.85%) Windows
2 44 (14.77%) Linux
3 35 (11.74%) Windows Server
4 25 (8.39%) Unix
5 11 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.69%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.36%) Solaris
6 10 (3.36%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.68%) CentOS
7 8 (2.68%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.35%) Android
8 7 (2.35%) Mac OS X
8 7 (2.35%) SUSE
9 6 (2.01%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.67%) Debian
11 2 (0.67%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (10.40%) ITIL
4 30 (10.07%) Data Protection
5 29 (9.73%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (8.39%) E-Commerce
7 24 (8.05%) Analytics
7 24 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (7.72%) Open Source
9 21 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (7.05%) Web Development
10 20 (6.71%) Migration
10 20 (6.71%) Test Automation
11 18 (6.04%) Network Architecture
11 18 (6.04%) Project Management
12 17 (5.70%) MVC
13 16 (5.37%) Scrum
14 15 (5.03%) SDLC
14 15 (5.03%) TDD
15 14 (4.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.15%) SQL
2 40 (13.42%) Python
3 36 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 32 (10.74%) C#
5 26 (8.72%) Java
6 18 (6.04%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.70%) PHP
8 15 (5.03%) Perl
9 11 (3.69%) Ruby
10 10 (3.36%) VB
11 9 (3.02%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.35%) C
13 5 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.68%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.34%) Groovy
14 4 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.01%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.01%) C++
16 2 (0.67%) Go
16 2 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (21.48%) Security Cleared
2 41 (13.76%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.39%) DV Cleared
4 24 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.70%) CCNA
6 15 (5.03%) Degree
6 15 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.36%) CCNP
7 13 (4.36%) MCSE
8 7 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (2.01%) CCIE
10 5 (1.68%) JNCIE
10 5 (1.68%) MCSA
11 4 (1.34%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.34%) MOS
12 3 (1.01%) CCIP
12 3 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.39%) QA
2 13 (4.36%) SLA
3 12 (4.03%) GDPR
4 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.01%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (1.01%) PMO
6 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.34%) GAMP
7 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (14.09%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.70%) Docker
3 11 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.68%) iptables
6 5 (1.68%) vSphere
7 4 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.34%) KVM
9 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.36%) SCCM
2 11 (3.69%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.69%) Puppet
3 10 (3.36%) Ansible
4 7 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (2.35%) SELinux
4 7 (2.35%) yum
5 5 (1.68%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.34%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.34%) SCOM
6 4 (1.34%) vRealize
6 4 (1.34%) WSUS
7 3 (1.01%) Nessus
7 3 (1.01%) QRadar
8 2 (0.67%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.34%) Netcool
9 1 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 85 (28.52%) Microsoft
2 54 (18.12%) Cisco
3 41 (13.76%) Juniper
4 25 (8.39%) Palo Alto
5 21 (7.05%) CheckPoint
6 19 (6.38%) VMware
7 17 (5.70%) Aruba
8 16 (5.37%) Oracle
9 14 (4.70%) McAfee
10 12 (4.03%) Qualys
11 10 (3.36%) Avaya
11 10 (3.36%) Blue Coat
11 10 (3.36%) F5
12 9 (3.02%) Citrix
12 9 (3.02%) Nortel
12 9 (3.02%) Remedy
13 7 (2.35%) Sophos
14 6 (2.01%) HP
15 5 (1.68%) Dell
15 5 (1.68%) Red Hat