The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 June 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.

Internet
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.49% 0.91% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 5.26% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £108 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.28% -8.49%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -22.95% +29.95%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 37 38 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 18.05% 17.27% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 26
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.90 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.01% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £13.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Southampton

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Internet.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft