The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 79 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Internet 67 48 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.20% 2.01% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 13.37% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 6 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £193 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £515 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -17.64%
Internet
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
509 359 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.72% 15.04% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 124 247
Average daily rate £350 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £406 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 54 64
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Internet
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Internet Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Internet
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
Hertfordshire -5 29 £375 +63.04% 13
Cambridgeshire +6 22 £363 +68.60% 25
Essex -17 9 £400 -22.33% 3
Bedfordshire -18 4 £525 - 1
Norfolk -8 3 £240 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 43 (33.86%) Java
2 39 (30.71%) Linux
3 37 (29.13%) HTML
3 37 (29.13%) SQL
4 36 (28.35%) JavaScript
5 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
6 34 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (25.98%) Windows
8 31 (24.41%) UNIX
9 29 (22.83%) MS Office
10 25 (19.69%) CSS
10 25 (19.69%) VPN
11 24 (18.90%) Finance
12 22 (17.32%) Manufacturing
13 21 (16.54%) XML
13 21 (16.54%) OO
14 20 (15.75%) Apache
14 20 (15.75%) Oracle
15 19 (14.96%) E-Commerce
15 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
15 19 (14.96%) Retail
15 19 (14.96%) Degree
16 18 (14.17%) jQuery
16 18 (14.17%) Windows XP
17 17 (13.39%) .NET
17 17 (13.39%) Unit Testing
18 16 (12.60%) J2EE
18 16 (12.60%) HP
18 16 (12.60%) TDD
19 15 (11.81%) OVSD

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (15.75%) Apache
2 12 (9.45%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.45%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.45%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.51%) CMS
3 7 (5.51%) IIS
3 7 (5.51%) MQSeries
4 6 (4.72%) Node.js
5 5 (3.94%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (3.15%) lighttpd
6 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.15%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.57%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.57%) SAS
8 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 29 (22.83%) MS Office
3 9 (7.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (7.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.72%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.69%) VPN
2 13 (10.24%) HTTP
3 12 (9.45%) DNS
4 10 (7.87%) Intranet
5 9 (7.09%) DHCP
6 8 (6.30%) Firewall
7 7 (5.51%) Extranet
8 6 (4.72%) Multicast
8 6 (4.72%) MPLS
8 6 (4.72%) IPv6
9 5 (3.94%) VLAN
9 5 (3.94%) GPRS
9 5 (3.94%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.94%) WAN
9 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.94%) BGP
9 5 (3.94%) Junos
10 4 (3.15%) 4G
10 4 (3.15%) DWDM
10 4 (3.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.87%) MySQL
3 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) DB2
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Subversion
2 11 (8.66%) Ant
3 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.51%) Log4j
4 7 (5.51%) JUnit
4 7 (5.51%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.72%) Grunt
6 5 (3.94%) Maven
6 5 (3.94%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.94%) Selenium
7 4 (3.15%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (3.15%) MSTest
7 4 (3.15%) QUnit
8 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.36%) Firebug
8 3 (2.36%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.57%) Flex Builder
9 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.57%) VisualVM
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 22 (17.32%) Manufacturing
3 19 (14.96%) Retail
4 11 (8.66%) Marketing
5 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.72%) Publishing
7 4 (3.15%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Developer
2 29 (22.83%) Analyst
3 15 (11.81%) Service Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (10.24%) Web Developer
6 11 (8.66%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.87%) Administrator
8 8 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.30%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.30%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.13%) HTML
2 25 (19.69%) CSS
3 21 (16.54%) XML
4 18 (14.17%) jQuery
5 17 (13.39%) .NET
6 16 (12.60%) J2EE
7 15 (11.81%) HTML5
8 13 (10.24%) Web Services
9 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
9 12 (9.45%) Spring
10 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (7.87%) REST
10 10 (7.87%) CSS3
10 10 (7.87%) Ajax
11 9 (7.09%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.30%) SOAP
12 8 (6.30%) Hibernate
13 7 (5.51%) XMLBeans
13 7 (5.51%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Open Source
2 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.51%) Web 2.0
3 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.94%) Clustering
5 4 (3.15%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.15%) User Experience
5 4 (3.15%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.15%) Statistics
6 3 (2.36%) RIA
7 2 (1.57%) Animation
7 2 (1.57%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.57%) PKI
7 2 (1.57%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.79%) GIS
8 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.79%) Economics
8 1 (0.79%) MPEG
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.71%) Linux
2 33 (25.98%) Windows
3 31 (24.41%) UNIX
4 18 (14.17%) Windows XP
5 12 (9.45%) Solaris
6 8 (6.30%) HPUX
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.54%) OO
3 19 (14.96%) E-Commerce
4 17 (13.39%) Unit Testing
5 16 (12.60%) TDD
6 15 (11.81%) Web Development
7 13 (10.24%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.87%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (7.87%) ITIL
8 10 (7.87%) MVC
9 8 (6.30%) Performance Testing
9 8 (6.30%) Content Management
9 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.30%) Web Design
10 7 (5.51%) Scrum
10 7 (5.51%) UML
10 7 (5.51%) Project Management
10 7 (5.51%) System Testing
11 6 (4.72%) Test Strategy
11 6 (4.72%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.86%) Java
2 37 (29.13%) SQL
3 36 (28.35%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.24%) C#
5 8 (6.30%) Python
5 8 (6.30%) Perl
5 8 (6.30%) PHP
6 7 (5.51%) XPath
7 6 (4.72%) C
8 5 (3.94%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.15%) Ruby
10 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.79%) AWK
11 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.79%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.94%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.15%) CCNP
4 3 (2.36%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) CCNA
5 2 (1.57%) CCIE
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) WCAG
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) NFS
4 1 (0.79%) Samba
4 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.79%) qmail
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) OVSD
1 15 (11.81%) OpenView
2 2 (1.57%) Opsview
2 2 (1.57%) OPNET
3 1 (0.79%) Oozie
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (15.75%) Oracle
2 19 (14.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.60%) HP
4 13 (10.24%) Cisco
5 12 (9.45%) IBM
6 10 (7.87%) Sun
7 8 (6.30%) JBoss
8 7 (5.51%) Juniper
8 7 (5.51%) Interwoven
9 5 (3.94%) VMware
9 5 (3.94%) Atlassian
10 4 (3.15%) Adobe
11 3 (2.36%) Endeca
11 3 (2.36%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.36%) Citrix
12 2 (1.57%) Elastic Path
12 2 (1.57%) Splunk
12 2 (1.57%) webMethods
12 2 (1.57%) Blue Martini
12 2 (1.57%) ATG
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