The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 33 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Internet 16 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.43% 0.52% 4.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 3.51% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £12.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 57 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.99% 14.84% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 50
Average daily rate £325 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £13.05 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Internet
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) UNIX
3 8 (29.63%) OO
4 7 (25.93%) Retail
5 6 (22.22%) QA
5 6 (22.22%) Open Source
5 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) XML
6 5 (18.52%) C
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) PHP
6 5 (18.52%) Python
6 5 (18.52%) XHTML
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
6 5 (18.52%) JIRA
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
7 4 (14.81%) REST
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (14.81%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (14.81%) Internet of Things
7 4 (14.81%) Ruby
7 4 (14.81%) Games
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 2 (7.41%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) RoboHelp
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
3 2 (7.41%) IPv6
3 2 (7.41%) MPLS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
3 2 (7.41%) Multicast
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.70%) Junos
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) PBX
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.70%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Firebug
2 3 (11.11%) Fiddler
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) Grunt
3 2 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Author
1 4 (14.81%) Technical Author
1 4 (14.81%) Developer
1 4 (14.81%) Web Developer
1 4 (14.81%) Technical Writer
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Head of Development
4 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) XHTML
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.81%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) DOM
5 3 (11.11%) J2EE
5 3 (11.11%) J2SE
5 3 (11.11%) LESS
6 2 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) FFmpeg
7 1 (3.70%) CGI
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) Internet of Things
2 4 (14.81%) Copywriting
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.41%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (3.70%) MPEG
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) OO
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) TDD
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 3 (11.11%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (11.11%) SEO
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) DNA
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 5 (18.52%) Python
2 5 (18.52%) C
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) sed
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Samba
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
1 1 (3.70%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) OPNET
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Sun
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam
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