The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 43 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.08% 3.15% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.01% 22.47% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate £375 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £405 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Internet
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
109 89 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.92% 14.02% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 42
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £208 £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 16 20 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%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Watford -2 5 £375 -21.05%
Rickmansworth 0 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -
Stevenage - 1 £525 -
Internet
East of England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Degree
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) UML
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) Java
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) MS Office
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) Web Design
5 5 (20.00%) Marketing
5 5 (20.00%) Web Development
5 5 (20.00%) CMS
5 5 (20.00%) Content Management
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) Adobe
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 5 (20.00%) CSS3

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) LDAP
3 3 (12.00%) PuTTY
3 3 (12.00%) SSH
3 3 (12.00%) Telnet
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.00%) Intranet
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) DB2
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Ant
2 3 (12.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Toad
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Multimedia
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) German Language
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Junior
3 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Java Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.00%) CSS3
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 5 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (16.00%) LESS
5 4 (16.00%) Sass
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) Ajax
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (4.00%) Kendo UI
7 1 (4.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Social Media
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) RIA
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) UML
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Content Management
3 5 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (20.00%) Use Case
3 5 (20.00%) Web Design
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) Email Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) SMACSS
4 4 (16.00%) UX Design
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) OCA
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) OpenView
2 3 (12.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (12.00%) OVSD
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Novell Identity Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) Adobe
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) IFS
7 1 (4.00%) Novell
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.00%) Sun