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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 37 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.59% 1.06% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 8.89% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 12
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.18%
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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
111 45 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.11% 11.87% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 48
Average daily rate £330 £260 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (35.29%) Linux
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) UNIX
3 10 (29.41%) OO
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Open Source
4 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) Retail
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) XML
5 7 (20.59%) VPN
6 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 6 (17.65%) PHP
6 6 (17.65%) Windows
6 6 (17.65%) Python
6 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
6 6 (17.65%) QA
6 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
7 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.71%) AngularJS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) SAS
4 2 (5.88%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) RoboHelp
3 2 (5.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) VPN
2 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 4 (11.76%) IPv6
2 4 (11.76%) MPLS
2 4 (11.76%) Multicast
3 3 (8.82%) Junos
3 3 (8.82%) VLAN
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) BGP
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) DWDM
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 2 (5.88%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) Firebug
2 3 (8.82%) Fiddler
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Grunt
3 2 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 5 (14.71%) Marketing
4 4 (11.76%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Publishing
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Author
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Author
2 4 (11.76%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Writer
2 4 (11.76%) Design Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Head of Development
5 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) XML
3 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (14.71%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) XHTML
3 5 (14.71%) J2SE
3 5 (14.71%) J2EE
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) DOM
4 4 (11.76%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) LESS
6 2 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) FFmpeg
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.94%) Velocity
7 1 (2.94%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Open Source
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.76%) Copywriting
3 4 (11.76%) Internet of Things
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.88%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.94%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) OO
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (20.59%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
5 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
5 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.71%) UML
5 5 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (11.76%) DNA
6 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 3 (8.82%) SEO
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.65%) Perl
2 6 (17.65%) PHP
2 6 (17.65%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) C
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) sed
5 1 (2.94%) AWK
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.94%) CCIE
2 1 (2.94%) CCNP
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) qmail
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.94%) Samba
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) OPNET
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Atlassian
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Sun
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) Veeam
6 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) Sybase
6 1 (2.94%) JBoss
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe