Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 99 116
Rank change year-on-year -26 +17 +10
Contract jobs citing Internet 71 118 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.37% 2.15% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.26% 16.08% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 77 56
South West median daily rate £330 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% -22.29%
10th Percentile £186 £120 £125
90th Percentile £575 £500 £494
England median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
South West median hourly rate £13.00 £27.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.29% -0.91% +83.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.53 £18.38
90th Percentile £25.50 £50.25 £37.50
England median hourly rate £13.28 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -30.09% +6.92% +7.70%

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 767 734 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.83% 13.36% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 453 501
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £158 £181
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 78 65
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.50 £77.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £20.04 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.79% -2.27% +10.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -9 25 £330 -1.49% 7
Wiltshire 0 12 £500 +21.21% 6
Gloucestershire +5 11 £294 +144.79% 11
Devon -5 9 £475 +22.46% 8
Dorset -1 5 - - 8
Somerset -13 3 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 - - 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.17%) SC Cleared
2 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Cisco
2 20 (28.17%) Firewall
3 18 (25.35%) ITIL
3 18 (25.35%) Windows
4 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (21.13%) CCNP
6 14 (19.72%) Fortinet
7 12 (16.90%) Java
8 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
8 11 (15.49%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
9 10 (14.08%) Banking
9 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
10 9 (12.68%) DV Cleared
10 9 (12.68%) FortiGate
10 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (11.27%) BDD
11 8 (11.27%) TDD
11 8 (11.27%) JSON
11 8 (11.27%) WAN
11 8 (11.27%) HTML
11 8 (11.27%) CSS
12 7 (9.86%) Finance
12 7 (9.86%) SQL
12 7 (9.86%) IntelliJ
12 7 (9.86%) DMZ

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 3 (4.23%) CMS
1 3 (4.23%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.41%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) WAN
3 7 (9.86%) DMZ
4 6 (8.45%) LAN
5 3 (4.23%) Network Security
5 3 (4.23%) SMS
6 2 (2.82%) BGP
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.82%) DNS
6 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.82%) IPsec
6 2 (2.82%) MPLS
6 2 (2.82%) SNMP
6 2 (2.82%) SSH
6 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.41%) Intranet
7 1 (1.41%) SAN
7 1 (1.41%) SCCP
7 1 (1.41%) SSL
7 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Cucumber
1 7 (9.86%) IntelliJ
1 7 (9.86%) Maven
2 6 (8.45%) Selenium
3 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.23%) Ant
5 3 (4.23%) Apache Buildr
5 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.23%) Gradle
5 3 (4.23%) jMock
5 3 (4.23%) JUnit
5 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.23%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) JIRA
6 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.08%) Banking
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
4 3 (4.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 8 (11.27%) Consultant
3 7 (9.86%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Architect
5 5 (7.04%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Network Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) CSS
1 8 (11.27%) HTML
1 8 (11.27%) JSON
2 7 (9.86%) Ajax
3 5 (7.04%) REST
3 5 (7.04%) SOAP
3 5 (7.04%) XML
4 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.63%) Spring
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 3 (4.23%) EJB
5 3 (4.23%) JSF
5 3 (4.23%) JSP
5 3 (4.23%) RESTful
5 3 (4.23%) Struts
6 1 (1.41%) .NET
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.41%) WAP
6 1 (1.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.23%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (4.23%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.23%) RIA
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 3 (4.23%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.23%) Wiki
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) PDA
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.41%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.04%) Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Android
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.41%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) ITIL
3 11 (15.49%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
4 8 (11.27%) BDD
4 8 (11.27%) TDD
5 7 (9.86%) Pair Programming
6 6 (8.45%) Information Security
6 6 (8.45%) Migration
6 6 (8.45%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.04%) Data Management
7 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.04%) Open Source
7 5 (7.04%) Scrum
8 4 (5.63%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (5.63%) IT Strategy
8 4 (5.63%) Network Management
8 4 (5.63%) Service Management
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.63%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) Java
2 7 (9.86%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.63%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) Ruby
4 1 (1.41%) Scala
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (22.54%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (21.13%) CCNP
5 9 (12.68%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.04%) CCDP
6 5 (7.04%) CCIE
7 4 (5.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (5.63%) CCDA
7 4 (5.63%) CCDE
7 4 (5.63%) CCENT
7 4 (5.63%) CCNA
7 4 (5.63%) Degree
7 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.23%) A+ Certification
8 3 (4.23%) MCITP
8 3 (4.23%) MCSA
9 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.41%) CISSP
10 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Docker
3 2 (2.82%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.63%) QRadar
2 4 (5.63%) RSA enVision
2 4 (5.63%) SCCM
3 3 (4.23%) Ansible
4 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) Cacti
5 1 (1.41%) Endace
5 1 (1.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco
2 14 (19.72%) Fortinet
3 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) Blue Coat
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
5 4 (5.63%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.23%) ATG
6 3 (4.23%) F5
6 3 (4.23%) Forcepoint
6 3 (4.23%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) Juniper
6 3 (4.23%) McAfee
6 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.23%) Splunk
7 2 (2.82%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.82%) Symantec
7 2 (2.82%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix
8 1 (1.41%) IBM