Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 November 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 113 117
Rank change year-on-year -42 +4 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 53 94 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 1.64% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.31% 11.35% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 58 59
South West median daily rate £350 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.63% -
10th Percentile £238 £134 £225
90th Percentile £535 £475 £540
England median daily rate £403 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.11% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
South West median hourly rate £15.25 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.79% +20.00% +83.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.66 £10.30
90th Percentile £44.93 £44.98 £67.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.92 £17.33
% change year-on-year -19.68% +14.95% +15.53%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 840 828 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.48% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 488 460
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £171 £164 £180
90th Percentile £538 £533 £513
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 76
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.20 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.15 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the South West

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in the South West

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in the South West

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in the South West

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in the South West

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Bristol -36 20 £330 +20.00% 5
Gloucestershire +19 11 £238 -32.14% 4
Wiltshire -14 8 £500 +33.33%
Dorset +4 5 £375 -16.67% 2
Devon -1 4 £385 +14.07% 1
Somerset -7 3 - - 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West region with a requirement for Internet.

1 16 (30.19%) Windows
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Firewall
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
5 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
6 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 8 (15.09%) Java
7 8 (15.09%) SQL
7 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
7 8 (15.09%) Banking
8 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
8 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.21%) LAN
8 7 (13.21%) Cisco
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
10 5 (9.43%) BDD
10 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (9.43%) JSON
10 5 (9.43%) TDD
10 5 (9.43%) Pair Programming
10 5 (9.43%) Maven
10 5 (9.43%) Ajax
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
10 5 (9.43%) IIS
10 5 (9.43%) HTML

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (9.43%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.77%) PaaS
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) Firewall
2 7 (13.21%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) VoIP
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) Wireless
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.77%) IPsec
5 2 (3.77%) OSPF
5 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (3.77%) SMS
6 1 (1.89%) 4G
6 1 (1.89%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.89%) HSRP
6 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.89%) Node B
6 1 (1.89%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (9.43%) IntelliJ
1 5 (9.43%) Maven
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.77%) Ant
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Buildr
4 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.77%) Gradle
4 2 (3.77%) jMock
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) ERwin
5 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (15.09%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Publishing
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) IT Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Security Incident Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Administrator
5 2 (3.77%) Consultant
5 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Ajax
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
1 5 (9.43%) JSON
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) SOAP
3 3 (5.66%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) EJB
4 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.77%) JSF
4 2 (3.77%) JSP
4 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 2 (3.77%) Struts
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (3.77%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) Wiki
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) PDA
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) RIA
3 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) VAX
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.43%) BDD
4 5 (9.43%) Pair Programming
4 5 (9.43%) TDD
5 4 (7.55%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Open Source
5 4 (7.55%) Security Operations
5 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.66%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) Data Management
6 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.66%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) IT Strategy
6 3 (5.66%) MVC
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) Java
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
4 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.66%) MCITP
5 3 (5.66%) MCSA
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.89%) CCNA
7 1 (1.89%) CCNP
7 1 (1.89%) CISSP
7 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.89%) GIAC
7 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
7 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) XenServer
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Ansible
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.89%) QRadar
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) Juniper
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) McAfee
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) ATG
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya
7 1 (1.89%) Siemens
7 1 (1.89%) Sun
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Veeam
7 1 (1.89%) Wyse
7 1 (1.89%) Xamarin