The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Advertising
Rank 40 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Advertising 15 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.99% - 1.12%
As % of the General category 17.44% - 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Average daily rate
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£338 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+27.19% +1.08%
Advertising
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
86 110 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.13% 29.02% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 86
Average daily rate £360 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 23
Average hourly rate £39.50 £11.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.11% -71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £10.45 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £108.80 £35.88 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Advertising across the Cambridge region.

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the Cambridge region.

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Advertising also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Advertising.

1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (23.81%) Sun
5 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
5 5 (23.81%) J2SE
5 5 (23.81%) J2EE
5 5 (23.81%) UNIX
5 5 (23.81%) Solaris
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) UML
5 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Remedy
6 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Perl
7 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
7 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Atlassian

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Advertising also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Advertising. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.52%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) MPLS
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MorphX
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
4 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) J2SE
1 5 (23.81%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) CSS3
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
2 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Solaris
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) UML
1 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) SEO
4 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) X++
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Sun
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Remedy
5 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
6 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Nortel
7 1 (4.76%) Sybase
7 1 (4.76%) SAP