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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 22 20 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.42% 5.17% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.51% 21.54% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 3
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£350 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.20% +8.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.79% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+17.74% +14.81%
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
59 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.77% 23.99% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 29
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £44.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 26 January 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 20 (68.97%) Python
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 18 (62.07%) Linux
4 16 (55.17%) JIRA
5 15 (51.72%) Perforce
6 14 (48.28%) XML
7 10 (34.48%) Scrum
7 10 (34.48%) QA
7 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
8 9 (31.03%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (31.03%) C
8 9 (31.03%) C++
8 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
9 7 (24.14%) Streaming Media
10 6 (20.69%) Java
11 5 (17.24%) IPTV
11 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
12 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (13.79%) Product Management
12 4 (13.79%) Open Source
12 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
12 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
12 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 4 (13.79%) .NET
12 4 (13.79%) Degree
13 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
13 3 (10.34%) OO

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 2 (6.90%) Junos
2 2 (6.90%) Multicast
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) IPv6
2 2 (6.90%) MPLS
2 2 (6.90%) BGP
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DWDM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.45%) Firebug
3 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Software Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
4 2 (6.90%) J2SE
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 1 (3.45%) Velocity
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) LESS
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.45%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) DOM
5 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 7 (24.14%) Streaming Media
3 5 (17.24%) IPTV
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.90%) Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Scrum
1 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (13.79%) Product Management
3 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) DSDM
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) DNA
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) UML
5 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Python
2 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) C
3 9 (31.03%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCIE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Perforce
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sun
2 2 (6.90%) Juniper
3 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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