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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 151 130
Rank change year-on-year -25 -21  
Contract jobs citing Internet 685 869 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.61% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 10.94% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 524 526
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.97% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 52
Median hourly rate £15.76 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.47% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £35.60 £29.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year -12.90% -4.08%  

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 6545 7942 7919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.47% 14.76% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 4754 4323
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 339 435
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -16 642 £425 +6.25% 578
London -21 275 £450 - 103
South East -30 122 £375 -6.25% 125
South West +19 80 £373 +31.85% 59
Yorkshire +5 50 £425 -3.95% 54
City of London +2 45 £400 +8.10% 24
Buckinghamshire +8 35 £350 -24.16% 20
North West -1 32 £420 -16.00% 82
West Midlands +5 30 £425 +26.86% 36
Milton Keynes +6 28 £350 -24.16% 3
East of England -4 26 £300 -25.00% 60
West Yorkshire -6 26 £375 -26.82% 27
Surrey 0 24 £308 -23.12% 18
Berkshire -11 23 £375 -11.76% 24
Manchester +19 17 £425 -15.00% 42
Gloucestershire +15 16 £195 +52.94% 7
South Yorkshire +8 16 £475 +58.33% 11
Bristol +5 16 £310 -21.51% 8
Leeds -12 16 £410 -34.40% 12
Hampshire -24 16 £410 +12.02% 22
Sheffield +9 15 £475 +72.72% 6
Devon +3 14 £450 +28.57% 11
Bracknell +11 13 - - 1
East Midlands -10 13 £260 -5.45% 39
Plymouth -3 12 £463 +32.14% 5
Wales +10 11 £170 +22.52% 21
Coventry +3 11 £475 +18.75% 2
Scotland +18 10 £395 +5.33% 31
Somerset +16 10 £425 - 8
South Wales +16 10 £170 +22.52% 12

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 387 (27.22%) Windows
2 362 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (19.20%) Microsoft
4 269 (18.92%) Finance
5 248 (17.44%) Firewall
6 215 (15.12%) Linux
7 213 (14.98%) Java
8 209 (14.70%) HTML
9 188 (13.22%) Cisco
9 188 (13.22%) Active Directory
10 184 (12.94%) Degree
11 183 (12.87%) JavaScript
12 174 (12.24%) SQL
13 156 (10.97%) CSS
14 154 (10.83%) DNS
15 151 (10.62%) Security Cleared
16 148 (10.41%) Banking
17 144 (10.13%) Web Services
18 142 (9.99%) VMware
19 141 (9.92%) Cybersecurity
20 140 (9.85%) LAN
21 138 (9.70%) WAN
22 133 (9.35%) Unix
23 132 (9.28%) TCP/IP
24 127 (8.93%) SQL Server
25 126 (8.86%) ITIL
26 125 (8.79%) Oracle
27 117 (8.23%) Python
27 117 (8.23%) E-Commerce
28 116 (8.16%) MS Excel

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 (5.77%) IIS
2 80 (5.63%) Apache
3 77 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 75 (5.27%) CMS
5 58 (4.08%) MS Exchange
6 36 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (2.11%) WebSphere
8 28 (1.97%) Tomcat
9 27 (1.90%) JBoss
10 25 (1.76%) WebLogic
11 23 (1.62%) nginx
12 22 (1.55%) Skype for Business
13 21 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (1.20%) Confluence
14 17 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (1.13%) Apache Spark
15 16 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
17 14 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
18 12 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 116 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 110 (7.74%) MS Office
3 16 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.35%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.28%) Mingle
11 3 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.14%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.14%) MicroStation
12 2 (0.14%) MS Project
13 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.14%) Magento
8 1 (0.070%) Maximo
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.070%) Primavera
8 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.070%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 92 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.95%) Office 365
4 27 (1.90%) IaaS
5 21 (1.48%) SaaS
6 19 (1.34%) PaaS
7 18 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.13%) Google Analytics
9 13 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.63%) OneDrive
11 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.56%) Heroku
12 7 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.49%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.42%) Route 53
14 5 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.35%) Loggly
14 5 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
15 4 (0.28%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 248 (17.44%) Firewall
2 154 (10.83%) DNS
3 140 (9.85%) LAN
4 138 (9.70%) WAN
5 132 (9.28%) TCP/IP
6 110 (7.74%) Intranet
7 106 (7.45%) VPN
8 94 (6.61%) Wireless
9 84 (5.91%) HTTP
10 82 (5.77%) MPLS
11 81 (5.70%) DHCP
12 71 (4.99%) SSL
13 58 (4.08%) BGP
14 53 (3.73%) Network Security
15 51 (3.59%) Ethernet
15 51 (3.59%) OSPF
16 50 (3.52%) VoIP
17 46 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
18 43 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
19 42 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.02%) MySQL
4 35 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (1.83%) RDBMS
6 25 (1.76%) Hadoop
6 25 (1.76%) MongoDB
6 25 (1.76%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.34%) Endeca
7 19 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (1.20%) Redis
9 15 (1.05%) Big Data
10 14 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.70%) HBase
14 9 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.63%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 95 (6.68%) Jenkins
2 73 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 66 (4.64%) JIRA
4 49 (3.45%) Selenium
5 40 (2.81%) Visual Studio
6 33 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (2.32%) WebDriver
7 29 (2.04%) Maven
8 27 (1.90%) JUnit
9 26 (1.83%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.76%) Subversion
11 24 (1.69%) Vagrant
12 20 (1.41%) Eclipse
13 18 (1.27%) JMeter
14 14 (0.98%) Ant
15 11 (0.77%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.77%) Mercurial
16 10 (0.70%) Axure RP
16 10 (0.70%) Selenium IDE
17 9 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 269 (18.92%) Finance
2 148 (10.41%) Banking
3 101 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 61 (4.29%) Retail
5 59 (4.15%) Marketing
6 33 (2.32%) Legal
7 30 (2.11%) Publishing
8 24 (1.69%) Electronics
9 22 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.41%) Back Office
11 18 (1.27%) Law
11 18 (1.27%) Retail Banking
12 15 (1.05%) Advertising
12 15 (1.05%) Games
13 13 (0.91%) Spanish Language
14 12 (0.84%) Billing
14 12 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.70%) Local Government
15 10 (0.70%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 228 (16.03%) Developer
2 192 (13.50%) Architect
3 172 (12.10%) Analyst
4 69 (4.85%) Network Engineer
5 64 (4.50%) Support Engineer
6 61 (4.29%) Administrator
7 51 (3.59%) Project Manager
8 49 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
9 43 (3.02%) Consultant
10 42 (2.95%) Designer
11 41 (2.88%) Java Developer
12 37 (2.60%) Business Analyst
13 35 (2.46%) Test Analyst
14 34 (2.39%) JavaScript Developer
15 33 (2.32%) Security Architect
15 33 (2.32%) Technical Architect
16 31 (2.18%) .NET Developer
17 29 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
17 29 (2.04%) UX Designer
18 28 (1.97%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (14.70%) HTML
2 156 (10.97%) CSS
3 144 (10.13%) Web Services
4 114 (8.02%) XML
5 92 (6.47%) .NET
6 68 (4.78%) SOAP
6 68 (4.78%) Spring
7 60 (4.22%) jQuery
8 54 (3.80%) XSLT
9 53 (3.73%) REST
10 51 (3.59%) J2EE
11 49 (3.45%) AngularJS
12 45 (3.16%) Node.js
13 44 (3.09%) HTML5
14 43 (3.02%) ASP.NET
15 42 (2.95%) Ajax
16 41 (2.88%) Hibernate
17 38 (2.67%) RESTful
18 32 (2.25%) React
19 31 (2.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.17%) User Experience
2 96 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (6.54%) Data Centre
4 85 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 85 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 56 (3.94%) Internet of Things
6 47 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 46 (3.23%) Online Banking
8 41 (2.88%) RIA
9 37 (2.60%) Virtual Team
10 33 (2.32%) PKI
11 32 (2.25%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.76%) iPad
14 22 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
15 21 (1.48%) Clustering
15 21 (1.48%) Replication
16 19 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (1.34%) W3C
17 18 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 387 (27.22%) Windows
2 215 (15.12%) Linux
3 133 (9.35%) Unix
4 98 (6.89%) Windows Server
5 77 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 45 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (2.95%) Windows 8
10 38 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (2.46%) Apple iOS
11 35 (2.46%) Windows 10
12 28 (1.97%) Mac OS X
13 25 (1.76%) Solaris
14 24 (1.69%) Android
15 21 (1.48%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.98%) CentOS
17 11 (0.77%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.70%) Windows Vista
19 9 (0.63%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (9.92%) Cybersecurity
3 126 (8.86%) ITIL
4 117 (8.23%) E-Commerce
5 111 (7.81%) Project Management
6 105 (7.38%) Information Security
7 102 (7.17%) Scrum
8 85 (5.98%) DevOps
9 77 (5.41%) Open Source
9 77 (5.41%) TDD
10 73 (5.13%) Web Development
11 71 (4.99%) Migration
12 68 (4.78%) Software Engineering
13 67 (4.71%) Content Management
14 62 (4.36%) Analytics
15 61 (4.29%) Change Management
16 60 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 56 (3.94%) High Availability
17 56 (3.94%) SOA
18 54 (3.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 213 (14.98%) Java
2 183 (12.87%) JavaScript
3 174 (12.24%) SQL
4 117 (8.23%) Python
5 79 (5.56%) C#
6 54 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 45 (3.16%) Perl
8 44 (3.09%) C
9 43 (3.02%) Bash Shell
10 38 (2.67%) PHP
10 38 (2.67%) Ruby
11 31 (2.18%) C++
12 25 (1.76%) Scala
13 22 (1.55%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.34%) VB
15 15 (1.05%) ActionScript
16 10 (0.70%) ES6
17 8 (0.56%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.56%) SOQL
17 8 (0.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 184 (12.94%) Degree
2 151 (10.62%) Security Cleared
3 104 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (7.10%) SC Cleared
5 62 (4.36%) CCNA
6 53 (3.73%) CCNP
7 48 (3.38%) CISSP
8 44 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.97%) MCSE
10 26 (1.83%) DV Cleared
11 25 (1.76%) CCIE
12 21 (1.48%) DBS Check
13 19 (1.34%) MCP
14 16 (1.13%) CISM
14 16 (1.13%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (0.98%) ISEB
16 13 (0.91%) SANS
17 12 (0.84%) MCDST
17 12 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.56%) QA
2 56 (3.94%) SLA
3 32 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.70%) PMO
7 9 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.35%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.21%) RMADS
12 2 (0.14%) COBIT
12 2 (0.14%) FATCA
12 2 (0.14%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.14%) MiFID
13 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.070%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.070%) SEPA
System Software
1 188 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 96 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (3.66%) Docker
4 38 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.55%) XenApp
6 17 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (0.91%) vSphere
8 13 (0.91%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.84%) Apache Flume
9 12 (0.84%) Firmware
9 12 (0.84%) NFS
10 11 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 10 (0.70%) KVM
11 10 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 56 (3.94%) Puppet
2 44 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (2.74%) SCCM
4 38 (2.67%) Ansible
5 23 (1.62%) Nagios
6 18 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 18 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 16 (1.13%) Kubernetes
8 14 (0.98%) Graphite
9 12 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (0.84%) Terraform
9 12 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 11 (0.77%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.70%) Nexpose
12 9 (0.63%) logstash
13 8 (0.56%) Kibana
13 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 273 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 188 (13.22%) Cisco
3 142 (9.99%) VMware
4 125 (8.79%) Oracle
5 83 (5.84%) Citrix
6 59 (4.15%) HP
7 50 (3.52%) Red Hat
8 49 (3.45%) Juniper
9 46 (3.23%) Apple
9 46 (3.23%) Google
10 38 (2.67%) CheckPoint
11 37 (2.60%) F5
12 35 (2.46%) Symantec
13 32 (2.25%) IBM
13 32 (2.25%) Intel Security
14 26 (1.83%) ATG
15 24 (1.69%) Adobe
15 24 (1.69%) Blue Coat
16 22 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
16 22 (1.55%) SAP
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