The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 15 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Internet 9 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.41% 10.96% 6.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.00% 45.71% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £348
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.69% 23.97% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate £475 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -14.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +113.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) Identity Management
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) PKI
1 7 (70.00%) HTML5
1 7 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (60.00%) MobileIron
3 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) LAMP
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (20.00%) Drupal
5 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Mobility Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobility Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
2 2 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (20.00%) F5