Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 99 100
Rank change year-on-year -44 +1 +32
Contract jobs citing Internet 61 109 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.12% 2.00% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.91% 12.44% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 58 77
South West median daily rate £355 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +16.30% -12.90%
10th Percentile £195 £261 £163
90th Percentile £588 £491 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 8
South West median hourly rate £18.38 £40.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.62% +14.89% +81.19%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.15 £13.78
90th Percentile £23.27 £51.00 £45.63
England median hourly rate £15.30 £17.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year -12.57% -10.76% +21.35%

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 771 876 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.17% 16.04% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 535 593
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +4.23% -2.74%
10th Percentile £208 £203 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £519
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 67 89
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +17.65% +11.48%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.19 £11.74
90th Percentile £49.13 £50.00 £46.10
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 16 August 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
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 16 August 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
Wiltshire +15 19 £425 +13.33% 4
Gloucestershire -14 11 £225 -37.28% 4
Devon -11 8 £388 -3.13% 5
Bristol -22 7 £381 +8.93% 15
Somerset -2 5 £188 -37.50% 7
Dorset -4 4 £250 -44.44% 4
Cornwall - 3 £200 - 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
3 17 (27.87%) Windows
4 16 (26.23%) ITIL
5 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.59%) Firewall
6 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
7 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.75%) IIS
9 8 (13.11%) Validation
9 8 (13.11%) Migration
9 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
10 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.48%) Information Security
10 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
10 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
11 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
11 6 (9.84%) C
11 6 (9.84%) SQL
11 6 (9.84%) SLA
11 6 (9.84%) Finance
12 5 (8.20%) Middleware
12 5 (8.20%) DNS
12 5 (8.20%) SAN
12 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
12 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (8.20%) CSS
12 5 (8.20%) .NET
12 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.20%) Data Mining

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 9 (14.75%) IIS
2 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.28%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (8.20%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (6.56%) Fireworks
2 4 (6.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) Firewall
2 5 (8.20%) DNS
2 5 (8.20%) SAN
3 4 (6.56%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) DMZ
4 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.28%) ADSL
5 2 (3.28%) Intranet
5 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.28%) NAS
5 2 (3.28%) VLAN
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) DWDM
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) SDH
6 1 (1.64%) SNMP
6 1 (1.64%) SSH
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Data Mining
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) MS Access
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Hudson
1 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.56%) JIRA
1 4 (6.56%) Maven
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
1 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Military
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support
4 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) React Developer
6 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.56%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) .NET
1 5 (8.20%) CSS
1 5 (8.20%) Middleware
1 5 (8.20%) REST
2 4 (6.56%) CSS3
2 4 (6.56%) Handlebars
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) HTML5
2 4 (6.56%) LESS
2 4 (6.56%) Mustache
2 4 (6.56%) React
2 4 (6.56%) Sass
3 3 (4.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (3.28%) RESTful
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) DCOM
5 1 (1.64%) OAuth
5 1 (1.64%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.56%) Online Banking
2 4 (6.56%) SWIFT
2 4 (6.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.28%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (3.28%) Contactless
4 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) CCTV
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.64%) VAX
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.20%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.92%) Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Solaris
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
2 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.11%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) Validation
4 7 (11.48%) Information Security
4 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.20%) API Development
5 5 (8.20%) Application Packaging
5 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.20%) Data Validation
6 4 (6.56%) Break/Fix
6 4 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (6.56%) Functional Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Information Assurance
6 4 (6.56%) Kanban
6 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (6.56%) Separation of Concerns
6 4 (6.56%) Server Management
6 4 (6.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) C
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.56%) ES6
3 4 (6.56%) Java
4 2 (3.28%) C++
4 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.92%) CCDA
5 3 (4.92%) CCDE
5 3 (4.92%) CCDP
5 3 (4.92%) CCENT
5 3 (4.92%) CCIE
5 3 (4.92%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (1.64%) CLAS
7 1 (1.64%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) RMADS
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) Docker
3 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.56%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (4.92%) WSUS
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.28%) Netcool
4 2 (3.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.28%) SCCM
4 2 (3.28%) SCOM
4 2 (3.28%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) Citrix
2 4 (6.56%) Fortinet
2 4 (6.56%) Google
3 3 (4.92%) McAfee
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Veritas
4 2 (3.28%) EMC
4 2 (3.28%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.28%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) Meridio
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.64%) Huawei
5 1 (1.64%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.64%) Nortel
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) Sun