The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 48 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing Internet 21 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.87% 4.13% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 21.36% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
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£350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.51% +20.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £446 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.25 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -78.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £15.18 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +12.44%
Internet
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 103 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.36% 19.32% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 52
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £197 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £374 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.75 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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
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 27 January 2015. 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 +3 18 £350 -12.60% 21
Peterborough -10 2 - - 2
St Neots - - - - 1
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 20 (54.05%) Python
2 19 (51.35%) HTML
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) Linux
4 16 (43.24%) JIRA
5 15 (40.54%) Perforce
6 14 (37.84%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
7 10 (27.03%) QA
7 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (24.32%) C
8 9 (24.32%) C++
8 9 (24.32%) Client/Server
9 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.92%) Streaming Media
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) Java
10 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.51%) ITIL
11 5 (13.51%) Firewall
11 5 (13.51%) IPTV
12 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (10.81%) VLAN
12 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.81%) Finance
12 4 (10.81%) .NET
12 4 (10.81%) IPv6
12 4 (10.81%) DHCP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
4 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.70%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) VLAN
2 4 (10.81%) IPv6
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
2 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) MPLS
2 4 (10.81%) BGP
2 4 (10.81%) Junos
2 4 (10.81%) Multicast
3 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.11%) DWDM
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Grunt
3 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Firebug
3 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Developer
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
1 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Consultant
2 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Software Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Test Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
4 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) HTML
2 14 (37.84%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) LAMP
4 2 (5.41%) J2SE
4 2 (5.41%) J2EE
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) LESS
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) Velocity
5 1 (2.70%) EJB
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) DOM
5 1 (2.70%) XHTML
5 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Client/Server
2 7 (18.92%) Streaming Media
3 5 (13.51%) IPTV
4 4 (10.81%) Open Source
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.70%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Solaris
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Scrum
1 10 (27.03%) Manual Testing
2 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.81%) DNA
4 4 (10.81%) Product Management
4 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Content Management
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.41%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Python
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) C
3 9 (24.32%) C++
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) CCNP
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Perforce
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Juniper
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Sun
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) McAfee
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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