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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 51 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 3.59% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.10% 14.41% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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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
82 118 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.63% 24.89% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 20
Average daily rate £275 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £153 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Biology
3 2 (25.00%) Life Science
3 2 (25.00%) Django
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (12.50%) BYOD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) CAD Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Biology
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) BYOD
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk