The table below looks at the statistics for the Switch Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Switch Engineer in their job title 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
Switch Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Switch Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Switch Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 615 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.36% 96.85% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 325 316
Average daily rate £385 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Switch Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Switch Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Switch Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Switch Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Switch Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Switch Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Switch Engineer in their job title 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 with Switch Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Switch Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Switch Engineer in their job title 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 with Switch Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco