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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 80 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 72 39 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.26% 1.61% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 10.86% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 4 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £238 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% -28.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +17.18%
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
465 359 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.61% 14.79% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 141 259
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 43 75
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 29 £398 +37.06% 13
Cambridgeshire +5 26 £350 +62.79% 21
Essex -2 8 £263 -34.37% 3
Bedfordshire -13 5 £525 - 3
Norfolk -5 4 £308 -
Suffolk - - - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (33.85%) Java
2 42 (32.31%) Linux
3 38 (29.23%) HTML
4 37 (28.46%) SQL
5 35 (26.92%) UNIX
6 34 (26.15%) Windows
6 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
7 32 (24.62%) MS Excel
8 28 (21.54%) Finance
9 27 (20.77%) VPN
10 26 (20.00%) XML
10 26 (20.00%) MS Office
11 23 (17.69%) E-Commerce
11 23 (17.69%) Retail
12 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (16.92%) Manufacturing
12 22 (16.92%) OO
12 22 (16.92%) CSS
13 21 (16.15%) Oracle
14 20 (15.38%) Apache
14 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
15 19 (14.62%) Degree
16 18 (13.85%) jQuery
17 17 (13.08%) J2EE
18 16 (12.31%) Windows XP
18 16 (12.31%) HP
18 16 (12.31%) TDD
18 16 (12.31%) Subversion
18 16 (12.31%) Unit Testing
19 15 (11.54%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (15.38%) Apache
2 13 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.23%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.23%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.92%) MQSeries
5 8 (6.15%) CMS
6 7 (5.38%) IIS
7 5 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (3.85%) Node.js
8 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (2.31%) lighttpd
10 2 (1.54%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.54%) SAS
11 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 26 (20.00%) MS Office
3 13 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (6.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.85%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.54%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.77%) VPN
2 13 (10.00%) DNS
2 13 (10.00%) HTTP
3 10 (7.69%) Intranet
4 9 (6.92%) Firewall
4 9 (6.92%) DHCP
5 7 (5.38%) MPLS
5 7 (5.38%) IPv6
5 7 (5.38%) Multicast
6 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.62%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.62%) WAN
6 6 (4.62%) Extranet
7 5 (3.85%) DWDM
7 5 (3.85%) VLAN
7 5 (3.85%) BGP
7 5 (3.85%) GPRS
7 5 (3.85%) Junos
8 4 (3.08%) 4G
8 4 (3.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) MySQL
3 10 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.85%) DB2
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.77%) Big Data
9 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Subversion
2 13 (10.00%) Ant
3 10 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.92%) Log4j
4 9 (6.92%) JUnit
5 8 (6.15%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.85%) Maven
6 5 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.85%) JIRA
6 5 (3.85%) Grunt
7 4 (3.08%) MSTest
7 4 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (3.08%) QUnit
7 4 (3.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (2.31%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.31%) Selenium
8 3 (2.31%) Firebug
8 3 (2.31%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.54%) VisualVM
General
1 28 (21.54%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Retail
3 22 (16.92%) Manufacturing
4 13 (10.00%) Marketing
5 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.62%) Publishing
7 4 (3.08%) Games
7 4 (3.08%) Automotive
8 1 (0.77%) Electronics
8 1 (0.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (26.92%) Developer
2 27 (20.77%) Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) Administrator
6 9 (6.92%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.15%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.62%) Architect
9 6 (4.62%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.08%) Principal Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Design Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (3.08%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.23%) HTML
2 26 (20.00%) XML
3 22 (16.92%) CSS
4 18 (13.85%) jQuery
5 17 (13.08%) J2EE
6 14 (10.77%) .NET
7 13 (10.00%) Web Services
7 13 (10.00%) Ajax
8 12 (9.23%) HTML5
8 12 (9.23%) Spring
9 11 (8.46%) REST
10 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.92%) XMLBeans
11 9 (6.92%) XSLT
11 9 (6.92%) Servlets
11 9 (6.92%) SOAP
11 9 (6.92%) Struts
11 9 (6.92%) XHTML
11 9 (6.92%) JMS
11 9 (6.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Open Source
2 9 (6.92%) Web 2.0
3 8 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.62%) Clustering
5 4 (3.08%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.08%) Copywriting
5 4 (3.08%) Statistics
6 3 (2.31%) RIA
7 2 (1.54%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.54%) Animation
7 2 (1.54%) PKI
7 2 (1.54%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.77%) GIS
8 1 (0.77%) Economics
8 1 (0.77%) PMI
8 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.77%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.31%) Linux
2 35 (26.92%) UNIX
3 34 (26.15%) Windows
4 16 (12.31%) Windows XP
5 14 (10.77%) Solaris
6 10 (7.69%) HPUX
7 5 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.77%) Android
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.69%) E-Commerce
2 22 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.92%) OO
3 16 (12.31%) TDD
3 16 (12.31%) Unit Testing
4 13 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 13 (10.00%) Web Development
5 12 (9.23%) ITIL
6 11 (8.46%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (7.69%) Content Management
7 10 (7.69%) MVC
8 9 (6.92%) UML
9 8 (6.15%) Performance Testing
9 8 (6.15%) Scrum
9 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.38%) Project Management
10 7 (5.38%) Web Design
10 7 (5.38%) DNA
10 7 (5.38%) System Testing
11 6 (4.62%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.85%) Java
2 37 (28.46%) SQL
3 34 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.46%) C#
5 10 (7.69%) Perl
6 9 (6.92%) XPath
7 7 (5.38%) Python
7 7 (5.38%) PHP
8 6 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.62%) C
9 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.08%) Ruby
11 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.77%) AWK
12 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.77%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.77%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) Sun Certification
2 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.08%) CCNP
3 4 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.31%) JNCIA
4 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) CCNA
5 2 (1.54%) CCIE
6 1 (0.77%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.77%) PMP
6 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.77%) ISEB
6 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) WCAG
2 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.31%) NFS
4 1 (0.77%) Samba
4 1 (0.77%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.77%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.77%) qmail
4 1 (0.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.77%) OpenView
2 13 (10.00%) OVSD
3 3 (2.31%) OPNET
4 2 (1.54%) Opsview
5 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.77%) Puppet
5 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.77%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Oracle
2 20 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.31%) HP
4 15 (11.54%) Cisco
5 13 (10.00%) IBM
6 10 (7.69%) Sun
7 9 (6.92%) Interwoven
8 8 (6.15%) JBoss
9 7 (5.38%) VMware
9 7 (5.38%) Juniper
10 5 (3.85%) Atlassian
11 4 (3.08%) Elastic Path
11 4 (3.08%) Adobe
11 4 (3.08%) Citrix
11 4 (3.08%) Blue Martini
11 4 (3.08%) ATG
12 3 (2.31%) Endeca
12 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.54%) Splunk
13 2 (1.54%) webMethods
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