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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 69 99
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30  
Contract jobs citing Internet 61 73 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.23% 2.44% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.09% 13.96% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 32
Median daily rate £385 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 £10.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +352.38% -44.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £9.75 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £11.25 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -19.04% +29.95%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 433 523 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.81% 17.46% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 1176 579
Median daily rate £370 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 94 56
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +18 18 £400 +10.34% 2
Devon +8 15 £400 +113.33%
Bristol -18 10 £438 +59.09% 4
Somerset -3 8 £300 -15.78% 1
Wiltshire -10 6 £375 -28.57% 4
Dorset +2 2 £450 +12.50% 3
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 44 (31.43%) Firewall
2 39 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.29%) Windows
4 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 30 (21.43%) Java
5 30 (21.43%) SQL
5 30 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 28 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 25 (17.86%) Content Management
7 25 (17.86%) CMS
8 24 (17.14%) Oracle
8 24 (17.14%) Web Services
9 23 (16.43%) HTML
9 23 (16.43%) SC Cleared
10 22 (15.71%) CSS
11 21 (15.00%) XML
11 21 (15.00%) IaaS
12 20 (14.29%) Spring
12 20 (14.29%) Project Planning
13 19 (13.57%) ATG
13 19 (13.57%) Hibernate
13 19 (13.57%) SOAP
13 19 (13.57%) Struts
13 19 (13.57%) JSP
13 19 (13.57%) IIS
13 19 (13.57%) XSLT
14 18 (12.86%) Finance
15 17 (12.14%) Migration
15 17 (12.14%) User Experience
15 17 (12.14%) Test Automation

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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 25 (17.86%) CMS
2 19 (13.57%) IIS
3 16 (11.43%) Apache
4 12 (8.57%) JBoss
4 12 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 12 (8.57%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
6 10 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.43%) Confluence
10 2 (1.43%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.71%) nginx
11 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.00%) IaaS
2 16 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.29%) SaaS
4 12 (8.57%) PaaS
5 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.43%) Firewall
2 12 (8.57%) LAN
3 10 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (7.14%) Wireless
4 8 (5.71%) Extranet
5 7 (5.00%) DMZ
5 7 (5.00%) DNS
5 7 (5.00%) WAN
6 6 (4.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (3.57%) VoIP
8 4 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.86%) DHCP
8 4 (2.86%) VPN
9 3 (2.14%) BGP
9 3 (2.14%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (2.14%) EIGRP
9 3 (2.14%) MPLS
9 3 (2.14%) OSPF
9 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) Endeca
2 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.86%) MySQL
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Redis
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.14%) JIRA
3 9 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.71%) JUnit
5 7 (5.00%) Ant
5 7 (5.00%) Apache Buildr
5 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.00%) Gradle
5 7 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 7 (5.00%) jMock
5 7 (5.00%) Maven
5 7 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 7 (5.00%) Subversion
5 7 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.86%) JMeter
7 4 (2.86%) Selenium
7 4 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
General
1 18 (12.86%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Banking
2 7 (5.00%) Retail
3 5 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.14%) Marketing
6 2 (1.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (17.86%) Architect
2 22 (15.71%) Security Engineer
3 18 (12.86%) Analyst
4 16 (11.43%) Developer
5 13 (9.29%) IT Engineer
6 12 (8.57%) IT Security Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.71%) Designer
8 8 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (5.71%) Perimeter Security Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.00%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
9 7 (5.00%) UX Designer
10 6 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.29%) SharePoint Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.14%) Web Services
2 23 (16.43%) HTML
3 22 (15.71%) CSS
4 21 (15.00%) XML
5 20 (14.29%) Spring
6 19 (13.57%) Hibernate
6 19 (13.57%) JSP
6 19 (13.57%) SOAP
6 19 (13.57%) Struts
6 19 (13.57%) XSLT
7 14 (10.00%) Ajax
8 13 (9.29%) JMS
9 12 (8.57%) J2EE
9 12 (8.57%) JDBC
9 12 (8.57%) JMX
9 12 (8.57%) Servlets
10 10 (7.14%) .NET
11 8 (5.71%) jQuery
12 7 (5.00%) JSON
12 7 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) User Experience
2 12 (8.57%) iPad
2 12 (8.57%) Virtual Team
3 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.43%) RIA
4 8 (5.71%) PKI
5 7 (5.00%) W3C
5 7 (5.00%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.86%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.14%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.43%) BYOD
8 2 (1.43%) Home Automation
8 2 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.71%) CESG
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.71%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.29%) Windows
2 13 (9.29%) Apple iOS
3 12 (8.57%) Linux
4 7 (5.00%) Unix
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.29%) Android
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.14%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 25 (17.86%) Content Management
4 20 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 17 (12.14%) Migration
5 17 (12.14%) Test Automation
6 14 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 14 (10.00%) Software Architecture
7 13 (9.29%) ITIL
8 12 (8.57%) B2B
8 12 (8.57%) B2C
8 12 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (8.57%) High Availability
8 12 (8.57%) Load Testing
8 12 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (7.86%) Scrum
10 10 (7.14%) TDD
11 9 (6.43%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (6.43%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.43%) Java
1 30 (21.43%) SQL
2 15 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.57%) C#
4 7 (5.00%) ActionScript
5 3 (2.14%) Perl
5 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.43%) PHP
6 2 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) Scala
7 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.14%) Degree
4 8 (5.71%) DBS Check
5 5 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.14%) APMP
6 3 (2.14%) CCNP
6 3 (2.14%) SANS
7 2 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.43%) CCNA
7 2 (1.43%) CISSP
7 2 (1.43%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.43%) GCIA
7 2 (1.43%) GCIH
7 2 (1.43%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.71%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.71%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) QA
2 4 (2.86%) SLA
3 3 (2.14%) ISO 14001
3 3 (2.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.71%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.00%) Docker
3 3 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.43%) Firmware
4 2 (1.43%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.43%) Shibboleth
4 2 (1.43%) Snort
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) Ansible
2 6 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.14%) QRadar
4 2 (1.43%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (1.43%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.43%) Netcool
4 2 (1.43%) Puppet
4 2 (1.43%) RSA enVision
4 2 (1.43%) Terraform
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.14%) Oracle
3 19 (13.57%) ATG
4 14 (10.00%) Apple
5 13 (9.29%) Cisco
6 11 (7.86%) Juniper
7 8 (5.71%) Forcepoint
8 7 (5.00%) Sitecore
9 6 (4.29%) McAfee
10 5 (3.57%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.86%) Dell
11 4 (2.86%) HP
11 4 (2.86%) VMware
12 3 (2.14%) ArcSight
12 3 (2.14%) F5
12 3 (2.14%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.14%) Google
12 3 (2.14%) IBM
12 3 (2.14%) IBM Sterling
12 3 (2.14%) Siemens
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