Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 165 133
Rank change year-on-year +32 -32 -34
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 71 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 1.11% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 6.90% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 42 46
Median daily rate £400 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +7.48% -6.37%
10th Percentile £263 £181 £195
90th Percentile £444 £637 £581
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.38 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.65% +5.41% -57.01%
England median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £15.30
% change year-on-year +122.22% -11.76% -12.57%

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 296 1,029 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.68% 16.16% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 550 434
Median daily rate £450 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% +7.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £213 £179 £213
90th Percentile £605 £590 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 98 82
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £41.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.75% +4.41%
10th Percentile £13.68 £18.30 £16.28
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.58 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.87% +18.35% +8.11%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Internet as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Internet in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Internet in the South West

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Internet in the South West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Internet in the South West

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Internet in the South West.

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 8 August 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +40 6 £400 - 9
Bristol +32 4 £200 -67.48% 5
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 5 (50.00%) CCSP
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
1 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
1 5 (50.00%) AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
1 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 5 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 5 (50.00%) CCSP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) ECDL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 5 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Lumension
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) NEC
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) VMware