Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 136 126
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10 -57
Contract jobs citing Internet 273 260 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.65% 1.68% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.39% 8.49% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 174 177
South East median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £206 £181 £194
90th Percentile £516 £500 £501
England median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 22
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -17.56% +48.86%
England median hourly rate £13.50 £18.38 £17.64
% change year-on-year -26.53% +4.20% +9.13%

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 2,906 3,063 3,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.56% 19.76% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,554 1,792 1,804
South East median daily rate £396 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +5.40% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £228 £231
90th Percentile £550 £550 £519
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +1.99% +0.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 200 216
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.09 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.75% -28.95% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.61 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.51 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -16 139 £375 -11.76% 61
Berkshire -17 72 £375 - 33
Hampshire +23 54 £375 +15.38% 18
Buckinghamshire -11 49 £338 -25.00% 12
Surrey -17 45 £298 +5.31% 10
Oxfordshire -12 18 £450 +2.86% 16
Middlesex -3 11 £250 -44.44% 1
Kent -11 10 £350 -12.50% 9
West Sussex -15 3 £295 -20.27% 3
East Sussex -6 2 £500 +50.94% 5
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 87 (31.87%) Windows
2 52 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.58%) Microsoft
4 44 (16.12%) XML
5 43 (15.75%) Java
6 41 (15.02%) QA
6 41 (15.02%) Security Cleared
7 40 (14.65%) JavaScript
8 37 (13.55%) SQL
8 37 (13.55%) Cisco
8 37 (13.55%) SC Cleared
9 35 (12.82%) Active Directory
10 34 (12.45%) Intranet
11 33 (12.09%) Web Services
12 31 (11.36%) REST
13 30 (10.99%) Oracle
13 30 (10.99%) Firewall
14 29 (10.62%) Telecoms
14 29 (10.62%) VPN
15 28 (10.26%) HTTP
15 28 (10.26%) Linux
15 28 (10.26%) Finance
15 28 (10.26%) Publishing
16 27 (9.89%) SOAP
17 26 (9.52%) Test Automation
18 25 (9.16%) SharePoint
18 25 (9.16%) DNS
19 24 (8.79%) IIS
19 24 (8.79%) HTML
19 24 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003

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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 25 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.79%) IIS
3 20 (7.33%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (5.13%) Confluence
5 12 (4.40%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.66%) CMS
7 7 (2.56%) Apache
8 6 (2.20%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.47%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.47%) Mongoose
9 4 (1.47%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.73%) WordPress
12 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.10%) Workfront
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.49%) Office 365
3 15 (5.49%) SaaS
4 9 (3.30%) PaaS
4 9 (3.30%) Sauce Labs
5 7 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.47%) GitHub
6 4 (1.47%) IaaS
7 3 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.10%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.10%) Serverless
8 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.45%) Intranet
2 30 (10.99%) Firewall
3 29 (10.62%) VPN
4 28 (10.26%) HTTP
5 25 (9.16%) DNS
6 23 (8.42%) SSL
7 20 (7.33%) Wireless
8 18 (6.59%) Network Security
9 15 (5.49%) DHCP
9 15 (5.49%) SMTP
10 14 (5.13%) LAN
10 14 (5.13%) TCP/IP
11 13 (4.76%) Broadband
11 13 (4.76%) SAN
11 13 (4.76%) WAN
12 12 (4.40%) FTP
12 12 (4.40%) NetScaler
13 9 (3.30%) IP Telephony
14 8 (2.93%) ADSL
14 8 (2.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.23%) MarkLogic
2 13 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.76%) Redis
3 11 (4.03%) Big Data
3 11 (4.03%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.30%) MySQL
5 8 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.20%) DB2
7 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.10%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.73%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.96%) JIRA
5 17 (6.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (6.23%) JUnit
6 15 (5.49%) Selenium
7 14 (5.13%) Appium
7 14 (5.13%) Bitbucket
7 14 (5.13%) WebDriver
8 12 (4.40%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.40%) Visual Studio
9 10 (3.66%) Mocha
10 7 (2.56%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.83%) NUnit
12 4 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.47%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.47%) Subversion
13 3 (1.10%) Calabash
13 3 (1.10%) PhantomJS
General
1 29 (10.62%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.26%) Finance
2 28 (10.26%) Publishing
3 15 (5.49%) Banking
4 10 (3.66%) Retail
5 7 (2.56%) Legal
6 6 (2.20%) Billing
7 5 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.83%) Marketing
8 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.10%) French Language
9 3 (1.10%) German Language
9 3 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.73%) Automotive
10 2 (0.73%) Military
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 37 (13.55%) Analyst
2 33 (12.09%) Developer
3 24 (8.79%) Architect
3 24 (8.79%) Network Engineer
4 19 (6.96%) Consultant
5 17 (6.23%) Operations Technician
6 15 (5.49%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.40%) Automation Tester
8 12 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (4.40%) Tester
9 10 (3.66%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.66%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.30%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.30%) QA Automation Tester
10 9 (3.30%) QA Engineer
10 9 (3.30%) QA Tester
10 9 (3.30%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.12%) XML
2 33 (12.09%) Web Services
3 31 (11.36%) REST
4 27 (9.89%) SOAP
5 24 (8.79%) HTML
6 21 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 20 (7.33%) XSLT
8 18 (6.59%) .NET
8 18 (6.59%) Node.js
9 16 (5.86%) CSS
9 16 (5.86%) HTML5
10 14 (5.13%) JSON
11 13 (4.76%) EDI
12 11 (4.03%) CSS3
12 11 (4.03%) jQuery
13 10 (3.66%) cXML
13 10 (3.66%) ebXML
13 10 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (3.66%) XML Schema
14 9 (3.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.59%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.86%) Internet of Things
3 13 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.40%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.66%) DataPower
6 8 (2.93%) PDA
7 6 (2.20%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.20%) PKI
7 6 (2.20%) Replication
7 6 (2.20%) User Experience
8 5 (1.83%) Digital TV
8 5 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.83%) Social Media
9 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.47%) New Media
9 4 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.10%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 87 (31.87%) Windows
2 28 (10.26%) Linux
3 24 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (8.06%) Windows 7
5 20 (7.33%) Unix
6 15 (5.49%) Apple iOS
6 15 (5.49%) Mac OS X
7 14 (5.13%) Android
8 13 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 13 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (4.40%) CentOS
10 11 (4.03%) Windows 10
11 10 (3.66%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.56%) Windows 8
14 6 (2.20%) Solaris
15 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (1.10%) HPUX
17 2 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (9.52%) Test Automation
3 21 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (7.69%) High Availability
3 21 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (7.33%) ITIL
4 20 (7.33%) Security Operations
5 19 (6.96%) Regression Testing
5 19 (6.96%) TDD
6 18 (6.59%) Content Analysis
6 18 (6.59%) Project Management
7 17 (6.23%) Security Monitoring
7 17 (6.23%) Server Patching
7 17 (6.23%) Software Distribution
8 15 (5.49%) Migration
9 14 (5.13%) Load Balancing
10 13 (4.76%) API Development
10 13 (4.76%) DevOps
10 13 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.75%) Java
2 40 (14.65%) JavaScript
3 37 (13.55%) SQL
4 22 (8.06%) Python
5 17 (6.23%) XQuery
6 15 (5.49%) C#
7 13 (4.76%) Apple Swift
8 11 (4.03%) C
9 10 (3.66%) ActionScript
9 10 (3.66%) ActionScript 2.0
9 10 (3.66%) ActionScript 3.0
9 10 (3.66%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.93%) ES6
11 7 (2.56%) PHP
12 6 (2.20%) C++
12 6 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (15.02%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.55%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.56%) CCNA
5 7 (2.56%) CCNP
5 7 (2.56%) Degree
6 6 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.83%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.47%) ISEB
8 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.47%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.10%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.10%) CISM
9 3 (1.10%) CISMP
9 3 (1.10%) CISSP
9 3 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.10%) PMP
9 3 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.02%) QA
2 10 (3.66%) RosettaNet
3 8 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.10%) GDPR
5 3 (1.10%) SLA
6 2 (0.73%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.59%) Docker
3 9 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.10%) vSphere
5 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (7.33%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (2.20%) SCCM
2 6 (2.20%) WSUS
3 4 (1.47%) DameWare
3 4 (1.47%) Puppet
4 3 (1.10%) Cacti
4 3 (1.10%) Grafana
4 3 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.10%) Nagios
4 3 (1.10%) SCOM
5 2 (0.73%) Ansible
5 2 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.73%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.73%) Icinga
5 2 (0.73%) logstash
5 2 (0.73%) Netcool
5 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.55%) Cisco
3 30 (10.99%) Oracle
4 20 (7.33%) Citrix
4 20 (7.33%) McAfee
5 14 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 12 (4.40%) Extreme Networks
6 12 (4.40%) VMware
7 11 (4.03%) Dell
7 11 (4.03%) HP
7 11 (4.03%) IBM
7 11 (4.03%) Remedy
8 10 (3.66%) webMethods
9 8 (2.93%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.20%) Juniper
11 5 (1.83%) CA
11 5 (1.83%) Splunk
12 4 (1.47%) Lotus
12 4 (1.47%) Pegasus
12 4 (1.47%) Sun