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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 85 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 59 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 1.67% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.11% 10.08% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 14
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.55 £12.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% -1.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -3.33%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
418 397 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 16.61% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 152 244
Average daily rate £313 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 65
Average hourly rate £26.50 £26.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +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 23 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 23 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 23 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 +15 23 £475 +22.58% 10
Cambridgeshire +5 19 £363 +61.11% 18
Essex -2 11 £450 +12.50% 3
Bedfordshire -19 3 £256 -31.66% 6
Norfolk - 2 £325 - 1
Suffolk -21 1 £150 - 2
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 39 (36.79%) HTML
2 38 (35.85%) Linux
3 34 (32.08%) Java
4 33 (31.13%) SQL
5 32 (30.19%) JavaScript
5 32 (30.19%) UNIX
6 30 (28.30%) Windows
7 28 (26.42%) XML
8 26 (24.53%) CSS
9 25 (23.58%) jQuery
10 23 (21.70%) Finance
11 22 (20.75%) Apache
11 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
12 20 (18.87%) MS Office
12 20 (18.87%) VPN
13 19 (17.92%) Oracle
14 18 (16.98%) OO
15 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
15 17 (16.04%) Manufacturing
15 17 (16.04%) Subversion
16 16 (15.09%) XHTML
16 16 (15.09%) Degree
17 15 (14.15%) Ajax
17 15 (14.15%) Retail
18 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (13.21%) E-Commerce
18 14 (13.21%) J2EE
18 14 (13.21%) MySQL
19 13 (12.26%) PHP
19 13 (12.26%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 22 (20.75%) Apache
2 13 (12.26%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.49%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.55%) IIS
4 8 (7.55%) CMS
5 7 (6.60%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.60%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.77%) Drupal
6 4 (3.77%) Alfresco
6 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.83%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.89%) SAS
8 2 (1.89%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.89%) Node.js
9 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.87%) MS Office
3 9 (8.49%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.89%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Tridion
1 4 (3.77%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.87%) VPN
2 11 (10.38%) HTTP
2 11 (10.38%) Intranet
3 10 (9.43%) DNS
4 7 (6.60%) Extranet
4 7 (6.60%) Firewall
5 6 (5.66%) DHCP
6 5 (4.72%) GPRS
7 4 (3.77%) SNMP
7 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.77%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.77%) 4G
7 4 (3.77%) WAN
8 3 (2.83%) Multicast
8 3 (2.83%) NAS
8 3 (2.83%) SSH
8 3 (2.83%) MPLS
8 3 (2.83%) IPv6
8 3 (2.83%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.83%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) MySQL
2 13 (12.26%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.32%) RDBMS
4 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.72%) DB2
7 4 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Subversion
2 12 (11.32%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.32%) Ant
3 11 (10.38%) JUnit
3 11 (10.38%) Log4j
4 5 (4.72%) JIRA
5 4 (3.77%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 3 (2.83%) MSTest
6 3 (2.83%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.83%) QUnit
6 3 (2.83%) Selenium
6 3 (2.83%) Firebug
6 3 (2.83%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.83%) Maven
6 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.89%) Grunt
7 2 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.89%) VisualVM
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 17 (16.04%) Manufacturing
3 15 (14.15%) Retail
4 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.72%) Marketing
6 4 (3.77%) Games
7 3 (2.83%) Publishing
8 2 (1.89%) Automotive
9 1 (0.94%) Electronics
9 1 (0.94%) Banking
9 1 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (33.02%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.38%) Web Developer
4 11 (10.38%) Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) Service Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Technical Writer
10 4 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.77%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.79%) HTML
2 28 (26.42%) XML
3 26 (24.53%) CSS
4 25 (23.58%) jQuery
5 16 (15.09%) XHTML
6 15 (14.15%) Ajax
7 14 (13.21%) J2EE
8 13 (12.26%) Web Services
9 12 (11.32%) .NET
10 11 (10.38%) Servlets
10 11 (10.38%) Struts
10 11 (10.38%) XSLT
10 11 (10.38%) XMLBeans
11 9 (8.49%) JSP
11 9 (8.49%) SOAP
11 9 (8.49%) REST
12 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
12 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.55%) Spring
13 7 (6.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Web 2.0
2 9 (8.49%) Open Source
3 8 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.77%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Copywriting
5 4 (3.77%) Statistics
6 3 (2.83%) Clustering
7 2 (1.89%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.94%) RIA
8 1 (0.94%) DataPower
8 1 (0.94%) Economics
8 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.94%) MPEG
8 1 (0.94%) PMI
8 1 (0.94%) EMV
8 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (35.85%) Linux
2 32 (30.19%) UNIX
3 30 (28.30%) Windows
4 13 (12.26%) Windows XP
4 13 (12.26%) Solaris
5 8 (7.55%) HPUX
6 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.94%) Android
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) OO
2 14 (13.21%) E-Commerce
2 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.43%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.49%) ITIL
4 9 (8.49%) TDD
4 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
5 8 (7.55%) Content Management
5 8 (7.55%) MVC
5 8 (7.55%) Web Development
6 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.60%) System Testing
7 6 (5.66%) UML
8 5 (4.72%) OOP
8 5 (4.72%) Project Management
8 5 (4.72%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.77%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.08%) Java
2 33 (31.13%) SQL
3 32 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.26%) PHP
5 11 (10.38%) XPath
5 11 (10.38%) C#
6 7 (6.60%) Perl
7 6 (5.66%) C
7 6 (5.66%) Python
7 6 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.77%) Ruby
8 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.94%) AWK
10 1 (0.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.94%) CCIE
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
4 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.94%) Samba
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.94%) qmail
4 1 (0.94%) XenApp
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) OpenView
2 10 (9.43%) OVSD
3 3 (2.83%) OPNET
4 2 (1.89%) Opsview
5 1 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.94%) WMI
5 1 (0.94%) SCOM
5 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.94%) Puppet
5 1 (0.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.26%) HP
4 12 (11.32%) Cisco
5 8 (7.55%) IBM
6 7 (6.60%) Interwoven
6 7 (6.60%) VMware
7 6 (5.66%) JBoss
8 5 (4.72%) Sun
9 4 (3.77%) ATG
9 4 (3.77%) Blue Martini
9 4 (3.77%) Zend
9 4 (3.77%) Elastic Path
10 3 (2.83%) Citrix
10 3 (2.83%) Juniper
11 2 (1.89%) Adobe
11 2 (1.89%) Splunk
11 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.89%) webMethods
12 1 (0.94%) Altiris
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