Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 143 123
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 68 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 1.06% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.17% 7.13% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 47
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £198 £237 £125
90th Percentile £488 £565 £480
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 12
South West median hourly rate £13.26 £13.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -60.61% -2.22%
10th Percentile £12.09 £11.50 £11.66
90th Percentile £14.43 £33.75 £44.98
England median hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £19.74
% change year-on-year +16.67% -31.60% +13.89%

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 948 827 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.64% 14.89% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 497 445
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £185 £181 £158
90th Percentile £538 £543 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 52 81
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.01% -28.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £12.18 £12.55 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.43 £43.43 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.48%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Gloucestershire -4 18 £418 +4.38% 9
Wiltshire -16 18 £425 -15.00% 6
Bristol -25 16 £400 +21.21% 9
Cornwall - 6 £200 -
Devon -1 4 £400 -20.00% 7
Dorset -1 2 £425 +13.33% 5
Somerset -9 2 £198 - 1
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 30 (44.12%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) Security Cleared
3 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
6 12 (17.65%) Apache
6 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.71%) IIS
7 10 (14.71%) DNS
7 10 (14.71%) Validation
7 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
8 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
8 9 (13.24%) Data Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) Migration
8 9 (13.24%) Scrum
8 9 (13.24%) Veritas
8 9 (13.24%) HP
8 9 (13.24%) Adobe
8 9 (13.24%) CSS
8 9 (13.24%) ITIL
8 9 (13.24%) Unix
8 9 (13.24%) HTML
8 9 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (13.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
9 8 (11.76%) Java
9 8 (11.76%) SQL
9 8 (11.76%) EMC

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 12 (17.65%) Apache
2 10 (14.71%) IIS
3 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.88%) ColdFusion
6 3 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.94%) CMS
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.94%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.47%) Confluence
8 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.47%) nginx
8 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
8 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (5.88%) Fireworks
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Datadog
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) DNS
2 7 (10.29%) iSCSI
2 7 (10.29%) NAS
3 6 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (8.82%) Firewall
4 5 (7.35%) DHCP
4 5 (7.35%) SAN
4 5 (7.35%) Wireless
5 4 (5.88%) HTTP
5 4 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.41%) BGP
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.41%) IPv6
6 3 (4.41%) LAN
6 3 (4.41%) OSPF
6 3 (4.41%) VPN
7 2 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Data Mining
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 5 (7.35%) Maven
4 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) Hudson
4 4 (5.88%) Selenium
4 4 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.47%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
1 4 (5.88%) Military
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Law
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Analyst
3 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) UI Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) React Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Designer
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Network Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) CSS
1 9 (13.24%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.35%) LAMP
2 5 (7.35%) React
2 5 (7.35%) Web Services
3 4 (5.88%) CSS3
3 4 (5.88%) Handlebars
3 4 (5.88%) HTML5
3 4 (5.88%) jQuery
3 4 (5.88%) LESS
3 4 (5.88%) Mustache
3 4 (5.88%) REST
3 4 (5.88%) Sass
3 4 (5.88%) XML
4 3 (4.41%) Node.js
4 3 (4.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) HP Storage
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.47%) BYOD
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Windows
2 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.24%) Unix
3 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.29%) Linux
4 7 (10.29%) Windows 10
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Solaris
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.94%) Android
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.71%) Validation
3 9 (13.24%) Data Analysis
3 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Migration
3 9 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (13.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (13.24%) Scrum
4 8 (11.76%) Application Packaging
5 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.29%) Data Validation
6 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.82%) Kanban
6 6 (8.82%) Storage Management
7 5 (7.35%) Change Control
7 5 (7.35%) Service Management
8 4 (5.88%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.76%) Java
2 8 (11.76%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) PHP
3 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.88%) ES6
4 4 (5.88%) Python
5 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.94%) C#
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) Java 8
7 1 (1.47%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) SNIA Certification
5 4 (5.88%) CCA
5 4 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.88%) MCSE
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (4.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.47%) CCNA
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.82%) Docker
3 4 (5.88%) XenApp
4 3 (4.41%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Firmware
6 1 (1.47%) iptables
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SCCM
1 6 (8.82%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.88%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.41%) SCOM
4 3 (4.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.94%) Netcool
5 2 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.94%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.94%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) Nagios
6 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.47%) Puppet
6 1 (1.47%) Suricata
6 1 (1.47%) WMI
6 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Adobe
2 9 (13.24%) HP
2 9 (13.24%) Veritas
3 8 (11.76%) EMC
4 6 (8.82%) Brocade
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco
4 6 (8.82%) Citrix
4 6 (8.82%) NetApp
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) Google
5 4 (5.88%) Juniper
6 3 (4.41%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (4.41%) F5
6 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.94%) McAfee
7 2 (2.94%) Meridio
8 1 (1.47%) BT
8 1 (1.47%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.47%) Red Hat