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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 34 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Internet 14 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.11% 1.08% 5.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.39% 8.16% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 11
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -16.17%
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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
113 49 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.11% 13.17% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 29
Average daily rate £330 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 29
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.14 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 12 (40.00%) Java
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) UNIX
2 10 (33.33%) OO
3 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Python
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) PHP
6 6 (20.00%) Perl
6 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.00%) QA
7 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
7 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 5 (16.67%) Clustering
7 5 (16.67%) Sun
7 5 (16.67%) Solaris
7 5 (16.67%) UML

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) SAS
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) VLAN
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) IPv6
1 3 (10.00%) MPLS
1 3 (10.00%) BGP
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
1 3 (10.00%) Junos
1 3 (10.00%) Multicast
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.33%) DWDM
3 1 (3.33%) PBX
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Firebug
2 3 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Grunt
3 2 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Developer
1 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
1 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) jQuery
2 5 (16.67%) XHTML
2 5 (16.67%) J2SE
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) J2EE
2 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.33%) REST
3 4 (13.33%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) DOM
4 3 (10.00%) LESS
5 2 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.33%) Velocity
6 1 (3.33%) CGI
6 1 (3.33%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Open Source
2 5 (16.67%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Internet of Things
3 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.33%) MPEG
6 1 (3.33%) User Experience
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Solaris
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (16.67%) UML
5 5 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Data Management
7 3 (10.00%) DNA
7 3 (10.00%) SEO
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Line Management
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) PHP
3 6 (20.00%) Perl
4 5 (16.67%) C
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) AWK
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (3.33%) Samba
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OPNET
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 5 (16.67%) Sun
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) JBoss
6 1 (3.33%) Veeam
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