The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 11 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 Cambridgeshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 50 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Internet 17 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.24% 1.71% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.93% 10.53% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 11
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£338 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £12.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
122 114 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.09% 16.24% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 73
Average daily rate £325 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £15.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Internet
East of England

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Cambridgeshire region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Cambridgeshire region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 15 £338 +50.00% 11
Peterborough -3 1 £450 - 1
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (35.48%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) QA
4 7 (22.58%) UNIX
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 7 (22.58%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Retail
5 6 (19.35%) XML
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) VPN
6 5 (16.13%) C
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 5 (16.13%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) XHTML
6 5 (16.13%) JIRA
6 5 (16.13%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.90%) REST
7 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.90%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 4 (12.90%) Copywriting
7 4 (12.90%) Internet of Things
7 4 (12.90%) Games

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) RoboHelp
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) VPN
2 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
3 3 (9.68%) IPv6
3 3 (9.68%) MPLS
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Multicast
4 2 (6.45%) DWDM
4 2 (6.45%) ZigBee
4 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) PBX
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.23%) GPRS
5 1 (3.23%) GSM
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Firebug
3 3 (9.68%) Fiddler
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.45%) Grunt
4 2 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Developer
1 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Author
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Author
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Writer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Web Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) XML
3 5 (16.13%) XHTML
3 5 (16.13%) jQuery
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.90%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) DOM
5 3 (9.68%) LESS
6 2 (6.45%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) FFmpeg
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) J2SE
7 1 (3.23%) CGI
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Copywriting
1 4 (12.90%) Open Source
1 4 (12.90%) Internet of Things
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.23%) MPEG
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) OO
1 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Rapid Prototyping
3 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) DNA
4 3 (9.68%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) SEO
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) System Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) PHP
2 5 (16.13%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) C
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) sed
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) AWK
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) OPNET
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris
5 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) Veeam
5 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.23%) Exinda
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
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