The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 43 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.79% 4.34% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 19.51% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £48.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.83 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -10.34%
Internet
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 82 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.47% 22.22% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -39.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Perforce
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (16.67%) LAMP
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Test Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) LAMP
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) BYOD
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Streaming Media
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) DSDM
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Altiris