Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 162 115
Rank change year-on-year +9 -47 -14
Contract jobs citing Internet 74 55 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.17% 0.96% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.34% 6.78% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 45
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £182 £186 £269
90th Percentile £637 £550 £436
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
South West median hourly rate £19.38 £18.38 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -18.31% -37.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.16 £10.89
90th Percentile £31.63 £23.27 £50.00
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.70 £17.24
% change year-on-year -4.46% -8.93% -12.09%

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 1,008 811 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.95% 14.17% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 455 509
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +0.81% +6.29%
10th Percentile £193 £200 £200
90th Percentile £600 £539 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 78 58
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.59% +14.49%
10th Percentile £17.58 £17.50 £11.72
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.26
% change year-on-year +25.60% +9.53% -25.47%

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 September 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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -19 21 £375 -11.76% 6
Gloucestershire -9 19 £450 +100.00% 4
Bristol +8 12 £400 +14.29% 19
Devon -5 10 - - 5
Somerset -1 6 £198 +2.60% 7
Dorset -1 2 - - 9
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) DV Cleared
3 20 (27.03%) SC Cleared
4 19 (25.68%) C
5 18 (24.32%) Military
5 18 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (22.97%) Windows
7 15 (20.27%) Linux
7 15 (20.27%) DNS
7 15 (20.27%) Google
8 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 14 (18.92%) Apple
9 13 (17.57%) Java
9 13 (17.57%) Information Security
9 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.86%) Python
11 11 (14.86%) C++
11 11 (14.86%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
12 10 (13.51%) Grid Computing
13 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (12.16%) DevOps
14 8 (10.81%) UML
14 8 (10.81%) OO
14 8 (10.81%) Unix
14 8 (10.81%) DHCP
14 8 (10.81%) SNMP
14 8 (10.81%) Cisco
14 8 (10.81%) Active Directory

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 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
1 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) Apache
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Drupal
2 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.35%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) SilverStripe
5 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.41%) Acrobat
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.76%) Office 365
3 4 (5.41%) Azure
4 1 (1.35%) AWS
4 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) DNS
2 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.81%) DHCP
3 8 (10.81%) SNMP
4 7 (9.46%) Intranet
5 4 (5.41%) WAN
6 3 (4.05%) Extranet
6 3 (4.05%) NAS
7 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.70%) Firewall
7 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.35%) IPv4
8 1 (1.35%) LTE
8 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.35%) SSL
8 1 (1.35%) TETRA
8 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.35%) EasyMock
2 1 (1.35%) Hudson
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.35%) Maven
2 1 (1.35%) Mockito
2 1 (1.35%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 18 (24.32%) Military
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
2 5 (6.76%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) French Language
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (12.16%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (10.81%) Architect
2 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded C Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
1 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
1 3 (4.05%) HTML
1 3 (4.05%) jQuery
2 2 (2.70%) CSS
2 2 (2.70%) J2EE
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) Node.js
2 2 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.35%) Ajax
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) Java EE
3 1 (1.35%) JFC
3 1 (1.35%) JSP
3 1 (1.35%) LAMP
3 1 (1.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) SOAP
3 1 (1.35%) Spring
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.51%) Grid Computing
3 7 (9.46%) ASIC
3 7 (9.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.70%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.70%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.70%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Unix
4 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.70%) Android
5 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) Information Security
3 9 (12.16%) DevOps
4 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (10.81%) OO
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.81%) TDD
4 8 (10.81%) UML
5 7 (9.46%) BDD
5 7 (9.46%) Cryptography
5 7 (9.46%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.46%) OOD
5 7 (9.46%) SysML
5 7 (9.46%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.11%) Server Management
7 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) C
2 13 (17.57%) Java
3 11 (14.86%) C++
3 11 (14.86%) Python
4 7 (9.46%) SQL
5 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.76%) C#
5 5 (6.76%) Perl
5 5 (6.76%) PHP
5 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.70%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) DV Cleared
3 20 (27.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.46%) Degree
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.35%) SNIA Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.41%) RMADS
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
3 3 (4.05%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.05%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) Docker
3 5 (6.76%) oVirt
4 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.35%) Gluster
5 1 (1.35%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.35%) LXC
5 1 (1.35%) NFS
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) QRadar
2 4 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.35%) Ansible
4 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Google
2 14 (18.92%) Apple
2 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Adobe
4 5 (6.76%) FireEye
4 5 (6.76%) McAfee
4 5 (6.76%) Sun
5 4 (5.41%) Lotus
5 4 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.41%) Symantec
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) HP
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle
7 2 (2.70%) Brocade
7 2 (2.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) F5