The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 34 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing Internet 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.92% 1.23% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 7.14% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £515 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% +16.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.65 £17.75
% change year-on-year -18.91% -6.19%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 58 70 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.53% 17.16% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 35
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +143.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £42.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Internet.

1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) Brocade
4 2 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) VPN

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
1 2 (20.00%) KVM
1 2 (20.00%) LXC
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Brocade
1 2 (20.00%) CA
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Vyatta
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft