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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 35 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 10 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.68% 4.15% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.41% 23.21% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Average daily rate £440 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.64% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +25.16%
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
49 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.14% 17.89% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 31
Average daily rate £393 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) C
1 11 (64.71%) C++
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
1 11 (64.71%) 802.1X
2 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
2 10 (58.82%) Ajax
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
2 10 (58.82%) REST
2 10 (58.82%) ZigBee
2 10 (58.82%) HTTP
2 10 (58.82%) X.509
2 10 (58.82%) 802.15
2 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) Bluetooth
2 10 (58.82%) SSL
3 8 (47.06%) Internet of Things
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) High Availability
6 4 (23.53%) Smart Meter
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BigMachines
1 1 (5.88%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) 802.15
2 10 (58.82%) Bluetooth
2 10 (58.82%) HTTP
2 10 (58.82%) SSL
2 10 (58.82%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (58.82%) X.509
2 10 (58.82%) ZigBee
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) VPLS
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Software Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) 802.1X
2 10 (58.82%) Ajax
2 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 10 (58.82%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) Django
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Mason
3 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Internet of Things
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Smart Meter
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Line Management
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Network Management
7 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C
1 11 (64.71%) C++
2 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCIE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
1 1 (5.88%) HIPAA
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Aruba
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) Nortel
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Siebel
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) VMware