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 28 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 151 147
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4  
Contract jobs citing Internet 706 901 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.67% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 10.32% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 559 522
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £206 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 61 47
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +29.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.75 £9.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £40.00 £32.00
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 6449 8728 7938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.69% 16.21% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10114 13811 12506
Median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £230 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1078 1091
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 28 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 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in the UK

Internet
Top 11 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 28 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 -13 656 £400 -1.53% 309
UK excluding London -3 453 £375 - 203
London -40 238 £450 -4.25% 109
South East -12 130 £375 - 62
North of England +33 110 £408 +5.50% 50
South West -13 61 £385 +10.00% 18
East of England +21 59 £320 -1.53% 36
Midlands +21 53 £375 -16.66% 33
Scotland +17 30 £320 -0.15% 3
Wales -5 10 £180 -57.64% 1
Northern Ireland -50 2 £350 -

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 373 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (23.98%) Windows
3 278 (19.96%) Microsoft
4 268 (19.24%) Firewall
5 253 (18.16%) Finance
6 249 (17.88%) Java
7 210 (15.08%) SQL
8 207 (14.86%) HTML
9 191 (13.71%) JavaScript
10 185 (13.28%) Linux
11 177 (12.71%) Degree
12 175 (12.56%) Cisco
13 166 (11.92%) Web Services
14 158 (11.34%) Active Directory
15 153 (10.98%) CSS
16 149 (10.70%) Test Automation
17 138 (9.91%) Banking
18 133 (9.55%) ITIL
19 132 (9.48%) DNS
20 130 (9.33%) LAN
21 128 (9.19%) WAN
22 126 (9.05%) Security Cleared
23 121 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
23 121 (8.69%) Project Management
24 120 (8.61%) E-Commerce
24 120 (8.61%) Unix
25 117 (8.40%) VPN
26 115 (8.26%) SQL Server
27 111 (7.97%) Python
27 111 (7.97%) 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 (5.89%) IIS
2 77 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 69 (4.95%) CMS
4 57 (4.09%) Apache
5 48 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 32 (2.30%) WebSphere
7 30 (2.15%) JBoss
8 26 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 25 (1.79%) Tomcat
10 21 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
11 19 (1.36%) WebLogic
12 18 (1.29%) Confluence
12 18 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (1.29%) nginx
13 17 (1.22%) Skype for Business
14 15 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 14 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (0.93%) Apache Spark
16 13 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 98 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (0.50%) 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 (2.01%) 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%) 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%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.072%) Staffware
6 1 (0.072%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.16%) Office 365
3 42 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.58%) SaaS
5 31 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.94%) IaaS
7 26 (1.87%) PaaS
8 16 (1.15%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.79%) OneDrive
10 10 (0.72%) Google Analytics
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%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.50%) 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
1 268 (19.24%) Firewall
2 132 (9.48%) DNS
3 130 (9.33%) LAN
4 128 (9.19%) WAN
5 117 (8.40%) VPN
6 109 (7.82%) TCP/IP
7 96 (6.89%) Wireless
8 78 (5.60%) Intranet
9 72 (5.17%) MPLS
10 66 (4.74%) HTTP
11 59 (4.24%) DHCP
12 58 (4.16%) SSL
13 46 (3.30%) BGP
14 45 (3.23%) Network Security
14 45 (3.23%) OSPF
15 35 (2.51%) Ethernet
16 33 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
17 32 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 47 (3.37%) MySQL
4 41 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 27 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 19 (1.36%) Redis
8 19 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 17 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.15%) Big Data
11 16 (1.15%) Endeca
12 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.50%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.50%) DB2
16 7 (0.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 101 (7.25%) Jenkins
2 94 (6.75%) Git (software)
3 89 (6.39%) JIRA
4 64 (4.59%) Selenium
5 43 (3.09%) WebDriver
6 40 (2.87%) Visual Studio
7 33 (2.37%) Cucumber
8 31 (2.23%) Subversion
9 30 (2.15%) Maven
10 27 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (1.58%) Eclipse
11 22 (1.58%) JUnit
12 16 (1.15%) Jasmine
13 15 (1.08%) JMeter
14 12 (0.86%) Calabash
15 11 (0.79%) Ant
15 11 (0.79%) Gradle
15 11 (0.79%) Hudson
15 11 (0.79%) Vagrant
16 10 (0.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 253 (18.16%) Finance
2 138 (9.91%) Banking
3 99 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 56 (4.02%) Marketing
4 56 (4.02%) Retail
5 21 (1.51%) Legal
6 20 (1.44%) Electronics
7 19 (1.36%) Advertising
8 16 (1.15%) Games
8 16 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.15%) Publishing
9 15 (1.08%) Automotive
9 15 (1.08%) Back Office
9 15 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.01%) Law
10 14 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
12 12 (0.86%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 196 (14.07%) Developer
2 190 (13.64%) Analyst
3 163 (11.70%) Architect
4 70 (5.03%) Network Engineer
5 62 (4.45%) Consultant
6 61 (4.38%) Designer
7 59 (4.24%) Support Engineer
8 57 (4.09%) Project Manager
9 48 (3.45%) Administrator
10 45 (3.23%) Test Analyst
11 42 (3.02%) Security Analyst
12 41 (2.94%) Security Engineer
13 40 (2.87%) Java Developer
14 36 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
15 35 (2.51%) Tester
16 33 (2.37%) Technical Architect
16 33 (2.37%) UX Designer
17 31 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
17 31 (2.23%) Support Analyst
18 28 (2.01%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (14.86%) HTML
2 166 (11.92%) Web Services
3 153 (10.98%) CSS
4 103 (7.39%) REST
4 103 (7.39%) XML
5 101 (7.25%) .NET
6 94 (6.75%) SOAP
7 80 (5.74%) Spring
8 65 (4.67%) AngularJS
9 63 (4.52%) jQuery
10 61 (4.38%) J2EE
11 55 (3.95%) HTML5
11 55 (3.95%) Node.js
12 47 (3.37%) Hibernate
13 45 (3.23%) RESTful
14 43 (3.09%) ASP.NET
15 41 (2.94%) Ajax
16 40 (2.87%) JSON
17 36 (2.58%) CSS3
18 32 (2.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (6.96%) User Experience
3 81 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 78 (5.60%) Mobile App
5 74 (5.31%) Computer Science
6 61 (4.38%) Management Information System
7 52 (3.73%) Online Banking
8 47 (3.37%) Internet of Things
9 44 (3.16%) Virtual Team
10 32 (2.30%) RIA
11 31 (2.23%) Mobile Banking
12 30 (2.15%) iPad
13 24 (1.72%) PKI
14 20 (1.44%) Client/Server
15 19 (1.36%) Blackberry
15 19 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (1.22%) Replication
17 15 (1.08%) Private Cloud
18 14 (1.01%) Smartphone
19 13 (0.93%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 334 (23.98%) Windows
2 185 (13.28%) Linux
3 120 (8.61%) Unix
4 83 (5.96%) Windows Server
5 68 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (4.67%) Windows 7
7 49 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (3.37%) Windows 10
9 39 (2.80%) Windows 8
10 37 (2.66%) Apple iOS
10 37 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (2.37%) Android
12 30 (2.15%) Solaris
13 25 (1.79%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.29%) CentOS
15 14 (1.01%) AIX
16 12 (0.86%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.72%) VMS
18 7 (0.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (10.70%) Test Automation
3 133 (9.55%) ITIL
4 121 (8.69%) Project Management
5 120 (8.61%) E-Commerce
6 111 (7.97%) Cybersecurity
7 104 (7.47%) Scrum
8 100 (7.18%) Migration
9 98 (7.04%) TDD
10 85 (6.10%) DevOps
11 82 (5.89%) Information Security
12 75 (5.38%) Open Source
13 73 (5.24%) Analytics
14 63 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (4.45%) Web Development
16 61 (4.38%) Content Management
17 59 (4.24%) SDLC
18 56 (4.02%) MVC
18 56 (4.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 249 (17.88%) Java
2 210 (15.08%) SQL
3 191 (13.71%) JavaScript
4 111 (7.97%) Python
5 69 (4.95%) C#
6 62 (4.45%) PowerShell
7 52 (3.73%) Perl
8 50 (3.59%) Ruby
9 37 (2.66%) Bash Shell
10 31 (2.23%) PHP
11 29 (2.08%) C
12 27 (1.94%) Scala
13 23 (1.65%) VB
14 17 (1.22%) ES6
14 17 (1.22%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.15%) C++
16 10 (0.72%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.72%) SOQL
16 10 (0.72%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.57%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 177 (12.71%) Degree
2 126 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 99 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (6.68%) SC Cleared
5 51 (3.66%) CCNA
6 46 (3.30%) CCNP
7 39 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (1.87%) CISSP
9 24 (1.72%) DV Cleared
10 20 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 19 (1.36%) SANS
12 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (1.22%) CCIE
13 17 (1.22%) ISEB
14 16 (1.15%) CISM
15 14 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 14 (1.01%) CCSP
16 13 (0.93%) DBS Check
16 13 (0.93%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (6.68%) QA
2 38 (2.73%) SLA
3 21 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.93%) PMO
6 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.29%) MiFID
9 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.22%) FATCA
9 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.14%) RMADS
11 1 (0.072%) GDPR
System Software
1 158 (11.34%) Active Directory
2 76 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (3.59%) Docker
4 25 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.15%) XenApp
6 13 (0.93%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.79%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.65%) Firmware
10 8 (0.57%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.57%) ISA Server
10 8 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.50%) vSphere
12 5 (0.36%) GPFS
12 5 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 42 (3.02%) Puppet
2 41 (2.94%) SCCM
3 34 (2.44%) Ansible
4 33 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.79%) Tivoli
6 20 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
6 20 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 19 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
8 18 (1.29%) Nagios
9 17 (1.22%) Kubernetes
10 14 (1.01%) CA Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.86%) Terraform
12 11 (0.79%) HP Fortify
12 11 (0.79%) logstash
13 10 (0.72%) WSUS
14 9 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (0.65%) Kibana
14 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
15 7 (0.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 278 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 175 (12.56%) Cisco
3 108 (7.75%) Oracle
3 108 (7.75%) VMware
4 92 (6.60%) HP
5 80 (5.74%) Citrix
6 54 (3.88%) Juniper
7 39 (2.80%) CheckPoint
8 38 (2.73%) Red Hat
9 34 (2.44%) F5
10 33 (2.37%) ATG
10 33 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (2.23%) McAfee
12 30 (2.15%) IBM
13 29 (2.08%) Google
14 27 (1.94%) Dell
15 25 (1.79%) Apple
16 24 (1.72%) Symantec
17 22 (1.58%) LogRhythm
18 21 (1.51%) Adobe
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
SoCode Limited
Rate: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £280.00 - £295.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intec Select
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Rate: £0.0000 per month
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £11 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £180 - £280 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Rate: £0.0000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £140 - £155 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £11.41 - £31.19 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
JobHoller
Rate: £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive Day Rates
Posted: 26 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago