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 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 42 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Internet 26 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.13% 2.10% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.57% 18.18% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 12
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£350 £215 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -49.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.66%
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
167 88 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.12% 11.55% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 34 56
Average daily rate £330 £260 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 12 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.96 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +5 18 £350 - 12
Peterborough +9 4 £448 +108.37% 2
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Java
3 12 (27.27%) Linux
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (22.73%) UNIX
5 10 (22.73%) OO
5 10 (22.73%) HTML
6 9 (20.45%) VPN
7 8 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 8 (18.18%) Open Source
7 8 (18.18%) QA
7 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Multicast
8 7 (15.91%) Windows
8 7 (15.91%) XML
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) DNA
8 7 (15.91%) IPv6
8 7 (15.91%) Cisco
8 7 (15.91%) Juniper
8 7 (15.91%) MPLS
8 7 (15.91%) TDD
8 7 (15.91%) Retail
8 7 (15.91%) Scrum
9 6 (13.64%) Python

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 2 (4.55%) SAS
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) nginx
6 1 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 8 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) RoboHelp
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) VPN
2 7 (15.91%) IPv6
2 7 (15.91%) MPLS
2 7 (15.91%) Multicast
3 5 (11.36%) Junos
3 5 (11.36%) BGP
3 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) VLAN
3 5 (11.36%) DWDM
3 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
4 4 (9.09%) WAN
4 4 (9.09%) LAN
4 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.82%) DNS
5 3 (6.82%) VoIP
5 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.82%) Wireless
6 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.55%) ZigBee
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Firebug
2 3 (6.82%) Fiddler
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.55%) Grunt
3 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Retail
3 5 (11.36%) Marketing
4 4 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Author
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Author
4 4 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Writer
4 4 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) jQuery
3 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.36%) J2EE
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) XHTML
3 5 (11.36%) J2SE
4 4 (9.09%) REST
4 4 (9.09%) DOM
5 3 (6.82%) LESS
6 2 (4.55%) HTML5
6 2 (4.55%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (2.27%) CGI
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.27%) Velocity
7 1 (2.27%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Open Source
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 4 (9.09%) Internet of Things
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.27%) Economics
6 1 (2.27%) MPEG
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) UNIX
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) Solaris
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (22.73%) OO
3 8 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) DNA
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
4 7 (15.91%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.36%) UML
5 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
5 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.64%) Perl
2 6 (13.64%) PHP
2 6 (13.64%) Python
3 5 (11.36%) C
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) sed
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) CCNP
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.82%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Samba
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) OPNET
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco
2 7 (15.91%) Juniper
3 5 (11.36%) Sun
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Altiris
6 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.27%) Exinda
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe