The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G 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 Hertfordshire 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
4G
Rank 55 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 4G 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £525
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -40.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £97.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-59.33% +135.54%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 101 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.97% 16.40% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 51
Average daily rate £275 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
4G
East of England

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 4G across the Hertfordshire region.

4G Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

4G
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Hertfordshire region.

4G Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

4G
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - - 1
4G
East of England

4G
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing 4G 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 4G.

1 7 (63.64%) 3G
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) GPRS
4 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
4 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Statistics
5 3 (27.27%) 2G
5 3 (27.27%) LTE
5 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
5 3 (27.27%) UMTS
6 2 (18.18%) WLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Network Design
6 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) LAN

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing 4G 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 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) 3G
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) GPRS
4 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
4 3 (27.27%) UMTS
4 3 (27.27%) 2G
4 3 (27.27%) LTE
5 2 (18.18%) WLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
1 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco