The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East of England 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 79 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Internet 59 42 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 1.79% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.82% 10.19% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.40
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
398 412 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.88% 17.55% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 157 226
Average daily rate £300 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 70
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £15.00 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Internet
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 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
Hertfordshire +11 23 £475 +22.58% 10
Cambridgeshire -4 17 £338 +50.00% 12
Essex +3 13 £433 +8.12% 2
Bedfordshire -20 3 £256 -31.66% 6
Suffolk -19 1 £150 - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 40 (37.38%) HTML
2 38 (35.51%) Linux
3 34 (31.78%) SQL
4 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
5 32 (29.91%) Java
5 32 (29.91%) UNIX
6 29 (27.10%) Windows
6 29 (27.10%) XML
7 27 (25.23%) CSS
8 25 (23.36%) jQuery
9 23 (21.50%) Apache
9 23 (21.50%) Finance
10 21 (19.63%) MS Excel
10 21 (19.63%) VPN
11 20 (18.69%) MS Office
12 19 (17.76%) Oracle
13 18 (16.82%) Subversion
13 18 (16.82%) OO
14 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.89%) Manufacturing
15 16 (14.95%) XHTML
16 15 (14.02%) Retail
16 15 (14.02%) Ajax
16 15 (14.02%) Degree
17 14 (13.08%) Tomcat
17 14 (13.08%) J2EE
18 13 (12.15%) MySQL
18 13 (12.15%) PHP
18 13 (12.15%) Web Services
18 13 (12.15%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 23 (21.50%) Apache
2 14 (13.08%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.48%) IIS
3 8 (7.48%) CMS
4 7 (6.54%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.54%) WebLogic
5 6 (5.61%) MQSeries
6 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.67%) Alfresco
7 4 (3.74%) Drupal
7 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.87%) Node.js
9 2 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.87%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.87%) SAS
9 2 (1.87%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.87%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.69%) MS Office
3 9 (8.41%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.87%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) RiskWrite
2 4 (3.74%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) VPN
2 13 (12.15%) Intranet
3 10 (9.35%) DNS
3 10 (9.35%) HTTP
4 8 (7.48%) Firewall
5 7 (6.54%) Extranet
6 6 (5.61%) DHCP
7 5 (4.67%) GPRS
7 5 (4.67%) WAN
7 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.74%) LAN
8 4 (3.74%) SNMP
8 4 (3.74%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.74%) 4G
9 3 (2.80%) Multicast
9 3 (2.80%) IPv6
9 3 (2.80%) MPLS
9 3 (2.80%) SSH
9 3 (2.80%) NAS
10 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) MySQL
1 13 (12.15%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.21%) RDBMS
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.67%) DB2
5 5 (4.67%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) MS Access
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Subversion
2 12 (11.21%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.21%) Ant
3 11 (10.28%) JUnit
3 11 (10.28%) Log4j
4 5 (4.67%) JIRA
5 4 (3.74%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (2.80%) MSTest
6 3 (2.80%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.80%) QUnit
6 3 (2.80%) Selenium
6 3 (2.80%) Firebug
6 3 (2.80%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.87%) Maven
7 2 (1.87%) Grunt
7 2 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.87%) VisualVM
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Manufacturing
3 15 (14.02%) Retail
4 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.61%) Marketing
6 4 (3.74%) Games
7 3 (2.80%) Publishing
8 2 (1.87%) Automotive
9 1 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.93%) Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Advertising
9 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Developer
2 19 (17.76%) Analyst
3 13 (12.15%) Administrator
4 12 (11.21%) Java Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) Service Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.54%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (4.67%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.67%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Technical Writer
10 4 (3.74%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.38%) HTML
2 29 (27.10%) XML
3 27 (25.23%) CSS
4 25 (23.36%) jQuery
5 16 (14.95%) XHTML
6 15 (14.02%) Ajax
7 14 (13.08%) J2EE
8 13 (12.15%) Web Services
9 12 (11.21%) .NET
10 11 (10.28%) Servlets
10 11 (10.28%) Struts
10 11 (10.28%) XSLT
10 11 (10.28%) XMLBeans
11 10 (9.35%) JSP
12 8 (7.48%) SOAP
12 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.48%) Spring
12 8 (7.48%) REST
12 8 (7.48%) AngularJS
13 7 (6.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Web 2.0
2 8 (7.48%) Open Source
2 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.74%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.74%) Statistics
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.74%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.87%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.87%) Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Economics
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) RIA
6 1 (0.93%) DataPower
6 1 (0.93%) MPEG
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) EMV
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.51%) Linux
2 32 (29.91%) UNIX
3 29 (27.10%) Windows
4 13 (12.15%) Solaris
5 12 (11.21%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.54%) HPUX
7 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.93%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) OO
2 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
2 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.35%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.41%) ITIL
5 8 (7.48%) TDD
5 8 (7.48%) Content Management
5 8 (7.48%) Web Development
6 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.54%) MVC
7 6 (5.61%) System Testing
7 6 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.67%) Project Management
8 5 (4.67%) UML
8 5 (4.67%) OOP
9 4 (3.74%) RAD
9 4 (3.74%) Logistics
9 4 (3.74%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) SQL
2 33 (30.84%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.91%) Java
4 13 (12.15%) PHP
5 11 (10.28%) C#
5 11 (10.28%) XPath
6 7 (6.54%) C
7 6 (5.61%) Perl
7 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.61%) Python
8 4 (3.74%) Ruby
8 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.93%) AWK
9 1 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CCIE
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMP
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.93%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) NFS
4 1 (0.93%) Samba
4 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) qmail
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) OpenView
2 10 (9.35%) OVSD
3 3 (2.80%) OPNET
4 2 (1.87%) Opsview
4 2 (1.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.93%) Puppet
5 1 (0.93%) Oozie
5 1 (0.93%) WMI
5 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle
2 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.15%) Cisco
4 12 (11.21%) HP
5 7 (6.54%) VMware
5 7 (6.54%) IBM
6 6 (5.61%) JBoss
6 6 (5.61%) Interwoven
7 4 (3.74%) ATG
7 4 (3.74%) Zend
7 4 (3.74%) Elastic Path
7 4 (3.74%) Blue Martini
8 3 (2.80%) Citrix
8 3 (2.80%) Sun
8 3 (2.80%) Juniper
9 2 (1.87%) BEA
9 2 (1.87%) Plumtree
9 2 (1.87%) Adobe
9 2 (1.87%) Sybase
9 2 (1.87%) webMethods
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