Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 137 154
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -15
Contract jobs citing Internet 243 302 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.77% 1.85% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.83% 11.45% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 152 138
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +17.03% -1.33%
10th Percentile £180 £232 £170
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.98% -3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 29
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £14.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.68% +10.00% -35.88%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £43.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.30 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% -15.04%

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 2,473 2,637 2,813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.06% 16.16% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,383 1,389 1,552
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £205 £200 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 114 150
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +38.89% -25.47%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.72 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.00 £46.02
England median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +40.00% +6.95% -16.89%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +27 137 £410 -11.16% 43
Berkshire +16 116 £419 -11.84% 25
Hampshire -28 41 £450 +20.00% 15
Surrey 0 37 £516 +8.63% 21
West Sussex +18 15 £300 -40.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £418 -6.44% 5
Oxfordshire +25 7 £185 -67.97% 13
Middlesex - 6 £500 -
Kent +5 2 £410 +2.50% 12
East Sussex - 2 £525 - 3
Sussex - 2 £600 -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 110 (45.27%) Windows
2 106 (43.62%) Microsoft
3 86 (35.39%) DNS
4 78 (32.10%) Azure
5 73 (30.04%) Firewall
6 69 (28.40%) VPN
7 68 (27.98%) Security Cleared
8 64 (26.34%) TCP/IP
9 58 (23.87%) SC Cleared
10 56 (23.05%) Active Directory
10 56 (23.05%) Microsoft Office
11 53 (21.81%) Web Services
12 52 (21.40%) Information Security
13 51 (20.99%) SaaS
14 47 (19.34%) PowerShell
15 46 (18.93%) Reverse Proxy
15 46 (18.93%) SAN
16 45 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
16 45 (18.52%) IaaS
17 44 (18.11%) Replication
17 44 (18.11%) Degree
18 43 (17.70%) NAS
19 42 (17.28%) SQL
19 42 (17.28%) Windows 10
20 40 (16.46%) Office 365
20 40 (16.46%) PaaS
21 39 (16.05%) Telecoms
22 38 (15.64%) Cisco Certification
23 35 (14.40%) SOA
24 33 (13.58%) SharePoint

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 33 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.58%) IIS
3 9 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (2.88%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.82%) Confluence
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.41%) Documentum
8 1 (0.41%) Moodle
8 1 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.41%) ThingWorx
8 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (23.05%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.41%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.41%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.82%) Primavera
1 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 78 (32.10%) Azure
2 51 (20.99%) SaaS
3 45 (18.52%) IaaS
4 40 (16.46%) Office 365
4 40 (16.46%) PaaS
5 31 (12.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 29 (11.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 25 (10.29%) AWS
8 19 (7.82%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (4.94%) Azure Stack
10 11 (4.53%) GitHub
11 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.23%) Serverless
12 2 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.82%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.41%) GCP
13 1 (0.41%) Sauce Labs
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (35.39%) DNS
2 73 (30.04%) Firewall
3 69 (28.40%) VPN
4 64 (26.34%) TCP/IP
5 46 (18.93%) Reverse Proxy
5 46 (18.93%) SAN
6 43 (17.70%) NAS
7 26 (10.70%) WAN
8 22 (9.05%) MPLS
8 22 (9.05%) Wireless
9 20 (8.23%) DHCP
10 19 (7.82%) BGP
11 16 (6.58%) Intranet
11 16 (6.58%) Network Security
12 15 (6.17%) Ethernet
12 15 (6.17%) IPsec
12 15 (6.17%) LAN
13 10 (4.12%) OSPF
14 9 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
14 9 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
2 11 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.06%) Big Data
5 5 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.82%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.82%) Essbase
7 2 (0.82%) GIS
7 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.82%) Impala
7 2 (0.82%) Mixpanel
7 2 (0.82%) MySQL
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 18 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 13 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.88%) JIRA
5 6 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.65%) Gradle
6 4 (1.65%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.41%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.41%) WiX
General
1 39 (16.05%) Telecoms
2 32 (13.17%) Finance
3 8 (3.29%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.06%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (20.99%) Architect
2 32 (13.17%) Network Engineer
3 24 (9.88%) Azure Engineer
4 23 (9.47%) Analyst
5 22 (9.05%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (6.58%) Azure Architect
8 13 (5.35%) Developer
8 13 (5.35%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.94%) Security Architect
10 11 (4.53%) Consultant
11 10 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.12%) IP Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) Security Analyst
13 8 (3.29%) IT Analyst
14 7 (2.88%) IP Network Engineer
14 7 (2.88%) Operations Engineer
14 7 (2.88%) Operations Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.81%) Web Services
2 11 (4.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (3.70%) LDAP
4 7 (2.88%) .NET
4 7 (2.88%) HTML
5 5 (2.06%) Hibernate
5 5 (2.06%) JSON
5 5 (2.06%) Node.js
5 5 (2.06%) SAML
5 5 (2.06%) Spring
6 4 (1.65%) CSS
6 4 (1.65%) JSF
6 4 (1.65%) X-Windows
7 3 (1.23%) Middleware
7 3 (1.23%) REST
7 3 (1.23%) XML
8 2 (0.82%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.82%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.82%) Electron Framework
8 2 (0.82%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.11%) Replication
2 26 (10.70%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (9.47%) Data Centre
3 23 (9.47%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.58%) Internet of Things
5 14 (5.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (5.76%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Licensing
7 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.88%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (2.47%) N-Tier
10 5 (2.06%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.06%) User Experience
11 4 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.23%) Cyberattack
12 3 (1.23%) Cybercrime
12 3 (1.23%) Digital TV
12 3 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 110 (45.27%) Windows
2 42 (17.28%) Windows 10
3 27 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.64%) Linux
5 19 (7.82%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.53%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.88%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.06%) Solaris
12 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.23%) Unix
14 2 (0.82%) AIX
14 2 (0.82%) Android
14 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.40%) Information Security
2 45 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (14.40%) SOA
4 33 (13.58%) Computer Science
5 29 (11.93%) Non-Functional Testing
6 24 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (9.88%) ITIL
7 23 (9.47%) ERP
8 22 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (8.64%) Analytics
9 21 (8.64%) Identity Management
10 17 (7.00%) Change Management
10 17 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.00%) Project Management
10 17 (7.00%) SIEM
11 15 (6.17%) Re-Platforming
11 15 (6.17%) Security Operations
12 13 (5.35%) Runbook
12 13 (5.35%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.34%) PowerShell
2 42 (17.28%) SQL
3 11 (4.53%) Java
4 9 (3.70%) Python
5 7 (2.88%) C#
5 7 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.47%) Ruby
7 5 (2.06%) C++
7 5 (2.06%) PHP
7 5 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.23%) C
10 2 (0.82%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.82%) R
10 2 (0.82%) Scala
11 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) VB
11 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (27.98%) Security Cleared
2 58 (23.87%) SC Cleared
3 44 (18.11%) Degree
4 38 (15.64%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (9.05%) CCNA
6 21 (8.64%) CCNP
7 18 (7.41%) CISSP
8 14 (5.76%) CISM
9 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (4.12%) CCIE
11 7 (2.88%) CISA
12 6 (2.47%) CRISC
12 6 (2.47%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.47%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (2.06%) CCIP
14 4 (1.65%) BC Cleared
14 4 (1.65%) CCDP
14 4 (1.65%) CEH
14 4 (1.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.41%) QA
2 11 (4.53%) SLA
3 9 (3.70%) GDPR
3 9 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.29%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.88%) NIST
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.41%) BS7799
7 1 (0.41%) GAMP
7 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.41%) PMO
7 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 56 (23.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.88%) Docker
4 5 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.65%) LXC
5 4 (1.65%) vSphere
6 3 (1.23%) Firmware
6 3 (1.23%) NFS
6 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.82%) NDS
7 2 (0.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.41%) HDFS
8 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.41%) KVM
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (9.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (7.82%) SCCM
3 17 (7.00%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.06%) Nessus
6 4 (1.65%) Ansible
6 4 (1.65%) Puppet
6 4 (1.65%) SCOM
6 4 (1.65%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.65%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.41%) CASB
9 1 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.41%) logstash
9 1 (0.41%) Netcool
9 1 (0.41%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.41%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 106 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.76%) Cisco
3 26 (10.70%) VMware
4 20 (8.23%) Juniper
4 20 (8.23%) Workday
5 19 (7.82%) Oracle
6 18 (7.41%) Zscaler
7 15 (6.17%) McAfee
8 11 (4.53%) Blue Coat
9 10 (4.12%) CheckPoint
9 10 (4.12%) Proofpoint
10 9 (3.70%) Palo Alto
11 8 (3.29%) Splunk
12 7 (2.88%) HP
12 7 (2.88%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 6 (2.47%) Aruba
13 6 (2.47%) Qualys
13 6 (2.47%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.06%) F5