Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 143 109
Rank change year-on-year -16 -34 +8
Contract jobs citing Internet 59 55 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.97% 1.00% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 6.70% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 70
South West median daily rate £355 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +11.11% -15.63%
10th Percentile £186 £281 £130
90th Percentile £495 £461 £550
England median daily rate £425 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 12
South West median hourly rate £13.26 £18.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.32% -43.94% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.30 £11.66
90th Percentile £14.43 £50.00 £44.98
England median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £19.23
% change year-on-year -7.27% -14.20% +14.81%

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 871 821 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.33% 14.89% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 487 520
South West median daily rate £390 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £201 £171 £180
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 50 89
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £33.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.82% +0.76% -15.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.76 £12.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Wiltshire -1 19 £425 +13.33% 10
Gloucestershire -2 12 £225 -15.09% 4
Bristol -23 10 £400 +14.29% 11
Devon -1 5 £351 -8.77% 4
Somerset -2 5 £193 - 4
Cornwall - 5 £200 - 2
Dorset -5 2 - - 10
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
2 24 (40.68%) Windows
3 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
4 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
5 13 (22.03%) IIS
5 13 (22.03%) Windows Server
6 11 (18.64%) ITIL
7 10 (16.95%) Unix
7 10 (16.95%) Firewall
8 9 (15.25%) Validation
8 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.25%) CSS
8 9 (15.25%) Apache
8 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
8 9 (15.25%) SQL
8 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
9 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.56%) Application Packaging
9 8 (13.56%) HTML
9 8 (13.56%) Adobe
9 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
9 8 (13.56%) Migration
10 7 (11.86%) Information Security
10 7 (11.86%) Linux
10 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
10 7 (11.86%) Data Validation
10 7 (11.86%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (11.86%) Windows 10

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 13 (22.03%) IIS
2 9 (15.25%) Apache
3 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.47%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (6.78%) ColdFusion
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (6.78%) Fireworks
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Datadog
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) DNS
2 6 (10.17%) SAN
3 5 (8.47%) DHCP
4 4 (6.78%) LAN
5 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.39%) NAS
5 2 (3.39%) Network Security
5 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.39%) WAN
6 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.69%) Intranet
6 1 (1.69%) MPLS
6 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.69%) VoIP
6 1 (1.69%) VPN
6 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Data Mining
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Hudson
2 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) Maven
2 4 (6.78%) Selenium
2 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (6.78%) Military
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Desktop Support
3 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Information Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) React Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.39%) Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) CSS
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 5 (8.47%) .NET
3 5 (8.47%) React
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.78%) CSS3
4 4 (6.78%) Handlebars
4 4 (6.78%) HTML5
4 4 (6.78%) jQuery
4 4 (6.78%) LAMP
4 4 (6.78%) LESS
4 4 (6.78%) Middleware
4 4 (6.78%) Mustache
4 4 (6.78%) REST
4 4 (6.78%) Sass
4 4 (6.78%) XML
5 3 (5.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (1.69%) DCOM
6 1 (1.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Internet of Things
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Online Banking
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (3.39%) Contactless
4 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) BYOD
5 1 (1.69%) CESG
5 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) VAX
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Windows
2 13 (22.03%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.95%) Unix
4 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.86%) Linux
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.78%) Solaris
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Validation
3 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.56%) Application Packaging
3 8 (13.56%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
4 7 (11.86%) Data Validation
4 7 (11.86%) Information Security
5 6 (10.17%) Break/Fix
5 6 (10.17%) Change Control
5 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.17%) Server Management
5 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.47%) Kanban
7 4 (6.78%) Demand Management
7 4 (6.78%) Functional Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) C
2 5 (8.47%) Java
2 5 (8.47%) PHP
2 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.78%) ES6
4 3 (5.08%) C++
5 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.69%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.69%) Perl
6 1 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (28.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) CCA
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CISSP
5 1 (1.69%) CLAS
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) RMADS
3 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Docker
3 3 (5.08%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) vSphere
4 2 (3.39%) XenApp
5 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (6.78%) WSUS
3 3 (5.08%) SCOM
3 3 (5.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.39%) Netcool
4 2 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.39%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.69%) Suricata
5 1 (1.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Adobe
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) Google
4 4 (6.78%) McAfee
5 3 (5.08%) Veritas
5 3 (5.08%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) EMC
6 2 (3.39%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Meridio
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) BT
7 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.69%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.69%) Qualys
7 1 (1.69%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.69%) Splunk