Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 124 73
Rank change year-on-year -33 -51 +26
Contract jobs citing Internet 63 70 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.37% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.93% 9.01% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 97
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £186 £181 £212
90th Percentile £629 £662 £500
England median daily rate £438 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
South West median hourly rate £23.75 £19.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.25% -56.11% +63.64%
10th Percentile £15.95 £12.70 £10.63
90th Percentile £32.75 £29.33 £52.50
England median hourly rate £12.60 £14.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year -12.86% -9.63% -15.79%

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 909 777 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.10% 15.25% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 441 492
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -
10th Percentile £163 £204 £193
90th Percentile £543 £540 £512
England median daily rate £438 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 62 72
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.73% -24.40% +20.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £15.05 £15.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £77.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.90
% change year-on-year - +0.50% -20.40%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -36 24 £425 -24.78% 6
Gloucestershire -10 19 £480 +63.40% 1
Bristol -23 12 £363 +9.85% 3
Somerset +8 4 £198 +5.33% 1
Cornwall -2 2 £200 -
Devon -9 1 £190 -57.69% 3
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 27 (42.86%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 16 (25.40%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (25.40%) HP
4 15 (23.81%) EMC
4 15 (23.81%) Data Protection
4 15 (23.81%) Brocade
5 14 (22.22%) HP Storage
5 14 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (22.22%) NetApp
5 14 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 13 (20.63%) Storage Management
6 13 (20.63%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (20.63%) iSCSI
6 13 (20.63%) NAS
7 10 (15.87%) Veritas
7 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.29%) Tivoli
8 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 9 (14.29%) SNIA Certification
8 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.29%) Banking
9 8 (12.70%) Unix
9 8 (12.70%) Cisco
9 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.11%) Linux
10 7 (11.11%) Finance

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 6 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (9.52%) Office 365
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) npm
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Fibre Channel
1 13 (20.63%) iSCSI
1 13 (20.63%) NAS
2 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.35%) DHCP
3 4 (6.35%) DNS
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) Intranet
5 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.59%) DWDM
6 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.59%) LTE
6 1 (1.59%) MPLS
6 1 (1.59%) OSPF
6 1 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.59%) UTRAN
6 1 (1.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.59%) Selenium
1 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
1 1 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 9 (14.29%) Banking
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (12.70%) Architect
1 8 (12.70%) Storage Engineer
1 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Desktop Support
2 6 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Developer
3 5 (7.94%) Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Consultant
3 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Android Developer
4 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Network Specialist
5 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (3.17%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
1 5 (7.94%) Node.js
2 4 (6.35%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (3.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) CSS
4 1 (1.59%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) jQuery
4 1 (1.59%) LAMP
4 1 (1.59%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
4 1 (1.59%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) HP Storage
2 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.52%) Online Banking
5 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.17%) Wiki
7 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Unix
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.52%) Android
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) Solaris
8 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Data Protection
2 14 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (20.63%) Storage Management
4 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.11%) Server Management
7 6 (9.52%) Break/Fix
7 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.52%) Microservices
8 5 (7.94%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.35%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security
9 4 (6.35%) ITIL
9 4 (6.35%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (6.35%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.35%) SIEM
9 4 (6.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) Java
3 3 (4.76%) PHP
4 2 (3.17%) C
4 2 (3.17%) C#
4 2 (3.17%) C++
4 2 (3.17%) Kotlin
4 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) SNIA Certification
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.17%) CCA
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.17%) MCITP
6 2 (3.17%) MCSA
6 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 1 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PSD2
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.59%) GDPR
4 1 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (1.59%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) Docker
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.76%) QRadar
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.59%) Netcool
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) HP
2 15 (23.81%) Brocade
2 15 (23.81%) EMC
3 14 (22.22%) NetApp
4 10 (15.87%) Veritas
5 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.70%) Cisco
7 5 (7.94%) Adobe
7 5 (7.94%) VMware
8 4 (6.35%) Sencha
9 3 (4.76%) Citrix
9 3 (4.76%) FireEye
10 2 (3.17%) BT
10 2 (3.17%) F5
10 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.17%) Remedy
10 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.59%) McAfee
11 1 (1.59%) Oracle