The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband 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 Broadband over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 49 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Broadband 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% 1.05% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +205.08%
Broadband
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 95 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.29% 14.75% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 44
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £234 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Broadband
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 Broadband within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Borehamwood - 2 - - 1
Broadband
East of England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) WLAN
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Aruba
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) Meraki
4 2 (28.57%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) ISMS
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ISDN
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) WAN

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Broadband 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 Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (57.14%) WLAN
2 2 (28.57%) 3G
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Presales Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Aruba
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Meraki
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com