The first table below looks at the demand for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 29 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 Peterborough 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 24 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.61% 1.69% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 12.50% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£448 £215 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.37% -25.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.32% 13.56% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Average daily rate £233 £215 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -25.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £157 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £223 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.13 £16.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +25.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
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Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exinda
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Exinda
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco