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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 55 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.43% 3.39% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 16.67% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
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£401 £293 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -
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
83 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.85% 20.34% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 20
Average daily rate £290 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £394 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Software Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
1 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
1 1 (16.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) DSDM
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) Altiris
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