Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 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 West
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 74 101
Rank change year-on-year -50 +27 +43
Contract jobs citing Internet 71 145 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.40% 2.80% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 18.40% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 96 67
South West median daily rate £363 £383 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +15.91% -14.84%
10th Percentile £181 £204 £125
90th Percentile £662 £500 £513
England median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
South West median hourly rate £19.75 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.11% +63.64% +43.02%
10th Percentile £12.70 £10.63 £12.63
90th Percentile £29.33 £52.50 £35.63
England median hourly rate £14.46 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.63% -15.79% +8.57%

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 774 788 917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.31% 15.21% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 483 600
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +0.69% -4.00%
10th Percentile £204 £193 £212
90th Percentile £540 £515 £493
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 75 65
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +66.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.22 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £77.50 £46.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% -20.45% +16.28%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 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
Bristol -10 17 £330 -7.04% 8
Wiltshire +4 13 £700 +69.70% 2
Devon -13 13 £449 +12.27% 1
Gloucestershire -7 11 £300 - 4
Dorset -8 6 £250 -44.44% 5
Somerset -11 4 £188 -55.88% 6
Cornwall - 1 - -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 West region with a requirement for Internet.

1 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
2 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
3 25 (35.21%) Firewall
4 20 (28.17%) Cisco
5 19 (26.76%) ITIL
6 17 (23.94%) CCNP
6 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (22.54%) Fortinet
8 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (19.72%) Windows
10 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
10 11 (15.49%) FortiGate
11 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
12 9 (12.68%) DMZ
12 9 (12.68%) Finance
13 8 (11.27%) Information Security
13 8 (11.27%) Migration
13 8 (11.27%) WAN
13 8 (11.27%) LAN
13 8 (11.27%) Banking
14 7 (9.86%) Linux
14 7 (9.86%) CCIE
14 7 (9.86%) CCDP
14 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
15 6 (8.45%) CCNA
15 6 (8.45%) CCDA
15 6 (8.45%) SQL
15 6 (8.45%) CCENT
15 6 (8.45%) CCDE

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 4 (5.63%) IIS
1 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.21%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) DMZ
3 8 (11.27%) LAN
3 8 (11.27%) WAN
4 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.23%) Network Security
4 3 (4.23%) SAN
4 3 (4.23%) VLAN
5 2 (2.82%) ADSL
5 2 (2.82%) BGP
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.82%) Intranet
5 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.82%) MPLS
5 2 (2.82%) NAS
5 2 (2.82%) SNMP
5 2 (2.82%) SSH
6 1 (1.41%) DWDM
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
1 2 (2.82%) Maven
1 2 (2.82%) Selenium
1 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.41%) Ant
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Buildr
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Gradle
2 1 (1.41%) jMock
2 1 (1.41%) JUnit
2 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Architect
2 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Network Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Firewall Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
1 4 (5.63%) CSS
1 4 (5.63%) HTML
1 4 (5.63%) Middleware
2 3 (4.23%) JSON
2 3 (4.23%) REST
2 3 (4.23%) RESTful
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 3 (4.23%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) Ajax
3 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.82%) Spring
4 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.41%) JSF
4 1 (1.41%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) Kafka
4 1 (1.41%) OAuth
4 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.41%) WAP
4 1 (1.41%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Online Banking
2 4 (5.63%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.82%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) CCTV
4 1 (1.41%) CESG
4 1 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.82%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.27%) Information Security
3 8 (11.27%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.45%) Threat Management
6 5 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.63%) Information Assurance
7 4 (5.63%) Network Management
7 4 (5.63%) Process Management
7 4 (5.63%) Service Management
7 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.23%) BDD
8 3 (4.23%) Break/Fix
8 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.23%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (4.23%) Security Architecture
8 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) C
3 3 (4.23%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.41%) Scala
5 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
2 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.94%) CCNP
3 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
5 7 (9.86%) CCDP
5 7 (9.86%) CCIE
6 6 (8.45%) CCDA
6 6 (8.45%) CCDE
6 6 (8.45%) CCENT
6 6 (8.45%) CCNA
7 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.23%) Degree
8 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.41%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.41%) CLAS
9 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.41%) IISP
9 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) RMADS
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Docker
2 3 (4.23%) XenApp
3 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.63%) QRadar
2 4 (5.63%) RSA enVision
3 3 (4.23%) SCCM
4 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.82%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Cacti
5 1 (1.41%) Endace
5 1 (1.41%) Kibana
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco
2 16 (22.54%) Fortinet
3 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) Blue Coat
5 4 (5.63%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.23%) Citrix
6 3 (4.23%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) McAfee
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.23%) Splunk
7 2 (2.82%) F5
7 2 (2.82%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.41%) ATG
8 1 (1.41%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.41%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.41%) Symantec