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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
England / South West
Rank 62 90 126
Rank change year-on-year +28 +36  
Contract jobs citing Internet 78 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.03% 1.76% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.97% 11.16% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 27 19
Median daily rate £370 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.54% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £132 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £422 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.65 £17.00
% change year-on-year -18.91% -2.05%  

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 434 457 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.86% 15.75% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 299 186
Median daily rate £338 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 25
Median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.90% -15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £16.30 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Bristol +7 16 £310 -21.51% 7
Devon 0 15 £450 +28.57% 11
Gloucestershire +14 14 £195 +52.94% 8
Somerset +10 10 £425 - 12
Wiltshire -6 8 £413 +50.00% 10
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 48 (40.00%) Windows
2 34 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 32 (26.67%) CMS
4 32 (26.67%) Content Management
5 30 (25.00%) Finance
6 29 (24.17%) HTML
7 28 (23.33%) CSS
8 27 (22.50%) Java
8 27 (22.50%) XSLT
9 26 (21.67%) Apple
10 24 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 23 (19.17%) SQL
11 23 (19.17%) MS Office
11 23 (19.17%) User Experience
12 22 (18.33%) C#
13 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
13 21 (17.50%) IIS
14 20 (16.67%) Web Services
14 20 (16.67%) Oracle
14 20 (16.67%) Ajax
15 19 (15.83%) Firewall
15 19 (15.83%) XML
16 18 (15.00%) .NET
16 18 (15.00%) Spring
16 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
17 17 (14.17%) ATG
17 17 (14.17%) Hibernate
17 17 (14.17%) SOAP
17 17 (14.17%) Struts

Internet
Top Related 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 32 (26.67%) CMS
2 21 (17.50%) IIS
3 16 (13.33%) Apache
4 15 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (10.00%) JBoss
5 12 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 12 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 12 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.67%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.83%) nginx
10 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (19.17%) MS Office
2 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.33%) IaaS
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.83%) Firewall
2 7 (5.83%) Wireless
3 6 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (5.00%) WAN
4 5 (4.17%) DNS
4 5 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.17%) LAN
5 4 (3.33%) DMZ
5 4 (3.33%) Extranet
6 3 (2.50%) DHCP
6 3 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.50%) MPLS
6 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.50%) VLAN
6 3 (2.50%) VPLS
6 3 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.67%) Broadband
7 2 (1.67%) LDAP
7 2 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.00%) Endeca
2 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.50%) MySQL
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) Essbase
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) Redis
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.83%) Cucumber
3 7 (5.83%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.00%) JIRA
4 6 (5.00%) JMeter
4 6 (5.00%) JUnit
4 6 (5.00%) Selenium
4 6 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (4.17%) Ant
5 5 (4.17%) Apache Buildr
5 5 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.17%) Gradle
5 5 (4.17%) IntelliJ
5 5 (4.17%) jMock
5 5 (4.17%) Maven
5 5 (4.17%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 30 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Banking
2 9 (7.50%) Retail
3 6 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Architect
2 25 (20.83%) Developer
3 16 (13.33%) Analyst
4 13 (10.83%) Sitecore Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 8 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Customer Support Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Designer
8 7 (5.83%) UX Designer
9 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.17%) HTML
2 28 (23.33%) CSS
3 27 (22.50%) XSLT
4 20 (16.67%) Ajax
4 20 (16.67%) Web Services
5 19 (15.83%) XML
6 18 (15.00%) .NET
6 18 (15.00%) Spring
7 17 (14.17%) Hibernate
7 17 (14.17%) JSP
7 17 (14.17%) SOAP
7 17 (14.17%) Struts
8 16 (13.33%) jQuery
9 15 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 15 (12.50%) Flash
9 15 (12.50%) Sass
10 12 (10.00%) J2EE
10 12 (10.00%) JDBC
10 12 (10.00%) JMS
10 12 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) User Experience
2 15 (12.50%) W3C
3 14 (11.67%) Virtual Team
4 12 (10.00%) iPad
5 9 (7.50%) Mobile App
6 8 (6.67%) Internet of Things
7 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.83%) RIA
8 6 (5.00%) PKI
9 5 (4.17%) Web 2.0
10 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.67%) Home Automation
10 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.83%) Life Science
11 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.83%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.00%) Windows
2 16 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.33%) Linux
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.83%) Mac OS
5 7 (5.83%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.17%) Android
7 5 (4.17%) Unix
7 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.67%) CentOS
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.67%) Content Management
3 24 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 15 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (12.50%) Web Development
6 12 (10.00%) B2B
6 12 (10.00%) B2C
6 12 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (10.00%) High Availability
6 12 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 12 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 12 (10.00%) Time Management
7 8 (6.67%) ITIL
7 8 (6.67%) Network Management
7 8 (6.67%) Prototyping
7 8 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
8 7 (5.83%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.50%) Java
2 23 (19.17%) SQL
3 22 (18.33%) C#
4 21 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.50%) ActionScript
6 5 (4.17%) Python
7 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.50%) PHP
9 2 (1.67%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.00%) DBS Check
4 8 (6.67%) Degree
5 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.83%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) APMP
7 2 (1.67%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.67%) CCIE
7 2 (1.67%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.67%) SANS
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.83%) CCNP
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.83%) GCIA
8 1 (0.83%) GCIH
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) QA
2 6 (5.00%) SLA
3 5 (4.17%) ISO 14001
3 5 (4.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.00%) Docker
3 5 (4.17%) XenApp
4 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.50%) Firmware
5 3 (2.50%) Snort
6 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.67%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.67%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) LXC
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Ansible
2 5 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.67%) Nessus
3 2 (1.67%) Puppet
3 2 (1.67%) QRadar
3 2 (1.67%) Terraform
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.83%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.67%) Apple
3 20 (16.67%) Oracle
4 17 (14.17%) ATG
5 15 (12.50%) Cisco
5 15 (12.50%) Sitecore
6 10 (8.33%) Juniper
7 9 (7.50%) Intel Security
8 8 (6.67%) Citrix
9 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.33%) F5
9 4 (3.33%) VMware
10 3 (2.50%) Brocade
10 3 (2.50%) BT
10 3 (2.50%) IBM
10 3 (2.50%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (1.67%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.67%) Dell
11 2 (1.67%) HP
11 2 (1.67%) Red Hat
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