The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 152 145
Rank change year-on-year -19 -7  
Contract jobs citing Internet 684 888 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.46% 1.65% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.78% 10.22% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 551 544
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 59 52
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +29.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.20 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -19.04% +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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6347 8686 8118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.56% 16.14% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3768 5279 4580
Median daily rate £400 £389 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.82% +8.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 426 473
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +20.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in the UK

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in the UK

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in the UK

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in the UK

Internet
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England -12 632 £400 -1.84% 326
London -58 222 £450 -2.70% 109
South East -23 127 £375 - 62
South West -4 64 £393 +12.14% 22
East of England +13 56 £320 -1.53% 39
North West +29 51 £400 +3.22% 37
Yorkshire +25 49 £410 +2.50% 16
Buckinghamshire -5 44 £303 -33.55% 13
Berkshire -3 43 £382 +1.73% 15
West Yorkshire +25 33 £390 -2.50% 11
Milton Keynes -5 32 £303 -35.97% 5
City of London -11 31 £513 +10.81% 20
Scotland +21 30 £320 -0.31% 1
Hertfordshire +10 29 £263 -27.58% 10
Manchester +24 23 £438 -4.63% 24
East Midlands -4 22 £480 -10.69% 11
Leeds +15 21 £338 -11.18% 9
Gloucestershire +16 20 £400 +10.34% 6
Edinburgh +22 19 £285 -21.91%
Cambridgeshire +18 18 £338 -10.00% 21
West Midlands +8 17 £400 - 28
Hampshire +1 17 £392 -7.70% 12
Devon +9 16 £400 +113.33% 2
Tyne and Wear +60 14 £450 +16.88%
North East +46 14 £450 +16.88%
Plymouth -8 14 £400 - 2
Cheshire +17 11 £400 +3.82% 8
Reading -6 11 £413 +10.00% 10
Newcastle upon Tyne +58 10 £490 +27.27%
Gloucester +5 10 £400 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Internet.

1 369 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (23.91%) Windows
3 278 (20.14%) Microsoft
4 275 (19.93%) Firewall
5 247 (17.90%) Finance
6 244 (17.68%) Java
7 206 (14.93%) SQL
8 199 (14.42%) HTML
9 187 (13.55%) JavaScript
10 186 (13.48%) Linux
11 179 (12.97%) Cisco
12 177 (12.83%) Degree
13 163 (11.81%) Web Services
14 154 (11.16%) Active Directory
15 148 (10.72%) CSS
15 148 (10.72%) Test Automation
16 135 (9.78%) Banking
17 133 (9.64%) ITIL
18 131 (9.49%) Security Cleared
19 130 (9.42%) LAN
19 130 (9.42%) WAN
20 128 (9.28%) DNS
21 124 (8.99%) Unix
22 122 (8.84%) VPN
23 117 (8.48%) E-Commerce
24 116 (8.41%) SQL Server
25 112 (8.12%) Python
26 111 (8.04%) Oracle
26 111 (8.04%) TCP/IP
26 111 (8.04%) Cybersecurity

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 82 (5.94%) IIS
2 79 (5.72%) SharePoint
3 67 (4.86%) CMS
4 56 (4.06%) Apache
5 48 (3.48%) MS Exchange
6 31 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 29 (2.10%) JBoss
8 26 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 24 (1.74%) Tomcat
11 22 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
12 20 (1.45%) Skype for Business
13 19 (1.38%) WebLogic
14 18 (1.30%) Confluence
14 18 (1.30%) nginx
15 17 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
16 14 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.94%) Apache Spark
18 12 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 90 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.29%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.14%) Mingle
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.43%) SAP WM
3 6 (0.43%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.29%) Magento
5 2 (0.14%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.14%) FRx
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.072%) Staffware
6 1 (0.072%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (3.41%) Office 365
3 45 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.61%) SaaS
5 30 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.96%) IaaS
7 26 (1.88%) PaaS
8 16 (1.16%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.80%) OneDrive
10 10 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 10 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 10 (0.72%) Sauce Labs
11 9 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.65%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.36%) BrowserStack
15 4 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
15 4 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 275 (19.93%) Firewall
2 130 (9.42%) LAN
2 130 (9.42%) WAN
3 128 (9.28%) DNS
4 122 (8.84%) VPN
5 111 (8.04%) TCP/IP
6 98 (7.10%) Wireless
7 75 (5.43%) Intranet
8 72 (5.22%) MPLS
9 67 (4.86%) HTTP
10 63 (4.57%) SSL
11 57 (4.13%) DHCP
12 45 (3.26%) BGP
13 44 (3.19%) OSPF
14 43 (3.12%) Network Security
15 37 (2.68%) Ethernet
16 35 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
17 33 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
18 32 (2.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 46 (3.33%) MySQL
4 41 (2.97%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (2.10%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.10%) RDBMS
7 19 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 19 (1.38%) Redis
7 19 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.16%) Big Data
8 16 (1.16%) Endeca
9 15 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 13 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.51%) DB2
14 7 (0.51%) GIS
14 7 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 98 (7.10%) Jenkins
2 90 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 87 (6.30%) JIRA
4 63 (4.57%) Selenium
5 43 (3.12%) WebDriver
6 39 (2.83%) Visual Studio
7 32 (2.32%) Cucumber
8 30 (2.17%) Subversion
9 28 (2.03%) Maven
10 26 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.52%) Eclipse
11 21 (1.52%) JUnit
12 15 (1.09%) Jasmine
12 15 (1.09%) JMeter
13 12 (0.87%) Vagrant
14 11 (0.80%) Ant
14 11 (0.80%) Calabash
14 11 (0.80%) Hudson
15 10 (0.72%) HP UFT
15 10 (0.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 247 (17.90%) Finance
2 135 (9.78%) Banking
3 96 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 54 (3.91%) Retail
5 52 (3.77%) Marketing
6 20 (1.45%) Electronics
7 18 (1.30%) Advertising
8 17 (1.23%) Legal
9 16 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.09%) Automotive
10 15 (1.09%) Back Office
10 15 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.01%) Games
11 14 (1.01%) Law
11 14 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.94%) Publishing
13 12 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
13 12 (0.87%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 197 (14.28%) Developer
2 186 (13.48%) Analyst
3 165 (11.96%) Architect
4 71 (5.14%) Network Engineer
5 64 (4.64%) Consultant
6 61 (4.42%) Support Engineer
7 56 (4.06%) Project Manager
8 54 (3.91%) Designer
9 47 (3.41%) Administrator
10 45 (3.26%) Test Analyst
11 41 (2.97%) Security Engineer
12 40 (2.90%) Java Developer
13 39 (2.83%) Security Analyst
14 37 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
15 33 (2.39%) Technical Architect
15 33 (2.39%) Tester
16 32 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (2.32%) UX Designer
17 30 (2.17%) Support Analyst
18 27 (1.96%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (14.42%) HTML
2 163 (11.81%) Web Services
3 148 (10.72%) CSS
4 99 (7.17%) XML
5 98 (7.10%) .NET
6 96 (6.96%) REST
7 92 (6.67%) SOAP
8 77 (5.58%) Spring
9 61 (4.42%) AngularJS
10 58 (4.20%) J2EE
10 58 (4.20%) jQuery
11 57 (4.13%) Node.js
12 49 (3.55%) HTML5
13 47 (3.41%) Hibernate
14 44 (3.19%) RESTful
15 40 (2.90%) ASP.NET
16 39 (2.83%) Ajax
17 37 (2.68%) JSON
18 33 (2.39%) CSS3
19 32 (2.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (6.96%) User Experience
3 82 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 77 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 77 (5.58%) Mobile App
5 60 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 52 (3.77%) Online Banking
7 51 (3.70%) Internet of Things
8 42 (3.04%) Virtual Team
9 34 (2.46%) RIA
10 30 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
11 29 (2.10%) iPad
12 25 (1.81%) PKI
13 21 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.45%) Client/Server
15 18 (1.30%) Replication
16 17 (1.23%) Blackberry
17 16 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
18 15 (1.09%) Private Cloud
19 14 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 330 (23.91%) Windows
2 186 (13.48%) Linux
3 124 (8.99%) Unix
4 79 (5.72%) Windows Server
5 68 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (4.49%) Windows 7
7 48 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (2.75%) Windows 8
9 37 (2.68%) Apple iOS
10 35 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (2.39%) Android
11 33 (2.39%) Windows 10
12 29 (2.10%) Solaris
13 25 (1.81%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.30%) CentOS
15 14 (1.01%) AIX
16 10 (0.72%) VMS
16 10 (0.72%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (10.72%) Test Automation
3 133 (9.64%) ITIL
4 117 (8.48%) E-Commerce
5 111 (8.04%) Cybersecurity
6 107 (7.75%) Project Management
7 101 (7.32%) Scrum
8 99 (7.17%) TDD
9 89 (6.45%) Migration
10 87 (6.30%) DevOps
11 84 (6.09%) Information Security
12 78 (5.65%) Open Source
13 65 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (4.57%) Analytics
15 60 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 59 (4.28%) Content Management
16 59 (4.28%) Web Development
17 55 (3.99%) OO
18 53 (3.84%) SDLC
19 52 (3.77%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 244 (17.68%) Java
2 206 (14.93%) SQL
3 187 (13.55%) JavaScript
4 112 (8.12%) Python
5 69 (5.00%) C#
6 63 (4.57%) PowerShell
7 52 (3.77%) Perl
8 50 (3.62%) Ruby
9 37 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.10%) C
10 29 (2.10%) PHP
11 26 (1.88%) Scala
12 22 (1.59%) VB
13 17 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.16%) C++
15 15 (1.09%) ES6
16 10 (0.72%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.72%) SOQL
16 10 (0.72%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.58%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 177 (12.83%) Degree
2 131 (9.49%) Security Cleared
3 100 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (6.96%) SC Cleared
5 51 (3.70%) CCNA
6 46 (3.33%) CCNP
7 42 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (1.96%) CISSP
8 27 (1.96%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (1.38%) SANS
11 18 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
11 18 (1.30%) CCIE
12 16 (1.16%) CISM
12 16 (1.16%) ISEB
13 15 (1.09%) Master's Degree
14 14 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 14 (1.01%) CCSP
14 14 (1.01%) DBS Check
15 13 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.67%) QA
2 39 (2.83%) SLA
3 21 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.36%) PMO
7 4 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.29%) MiFID
8 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.22%) FATCA
8 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.22%) RMADS
8 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.072%) GDPR
System Software
1 154 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 75 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (3.70%) Docker
4 23 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.23%) XenApp
6 13 (0.94%) Apache Flume
6 13 (0.94%) XenDesktop
7 12 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.80%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.65%) Firmware
9 9 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.58%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.58%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.51%) vSphere
12 5 (0.36%) NFS
12 5 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 44 (3.19%) Puppet
2 39 (2.83%) SCCM
3 36 (2.61%) Ansible
4 35 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.81%) Tivoli
6 21 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
7 20 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
8 18 (1.30%) Kubernetes
8 18 (1.30%) Nagios
9 14 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.87%) Terraform
11 11 (0.80%) logstash
12 10 (0.72%) HP Fortify
12 10 (0.72%) WSUS
13 9 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.65%) Kibana
13 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.65%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 278 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 179 (12.97%) Cisco
3 111 (8.04%) Oracle
4 109 (7.90%) VMware
5 91 (6.59%) HP
6 81 (5.87%) Citrix
7 57 (4.13%) Juniper
8 38 (2.75%) CheckPoint
8 38 (2.75%) F5
8 38 (2.75%) Red Hat
9 37 (2.68%) McAfee
10 33 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (2.32%) ATG
12 30 (2.17%) Google
13 29 (2.10%) Apple
13 29 (2.10%) IBM
14 28 (2.03%) Symantec
15 26 (1.88%) Dell
16 25 (1.81%) LogRhythm
17 21 (1.52%) Rapid7
London
Talendrone.com
Rate: £500-£550/Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £140 - £155 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Tria Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £11.41 - £31.19 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
JobHoller
Rate: £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £12.77 - £23.28 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive Day Rates
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago