The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank - 61 73
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.02% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.38 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.87%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 99 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.28% 15.25% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 53
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £414 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £36.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Broadband
East of England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
St Albans - - - - 2
Watford - - - -
Broadband
East of England

Broadband
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) LAN

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) IPv4
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Server Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
1 3 (75.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) McAfee