The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 59 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing 2G 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 0.88% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £280 £266
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 114 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.08% 17.40% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 46
Median daily rate £300 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 21
Median hourly rate £41.35 £15.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.66% -49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Hertfordshire region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

2G
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 2G across the Hertfordshire region.

2G Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

2G
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield -6 2 £350 -
2G
East of England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 2G 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for 2G.

1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) MapBasic
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam
3 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IP Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) MapBasic
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam
3 1 (33.33%) Greenplum
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo