The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.38% 4.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£168 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £223 £252
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.35 £11.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -19.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 86 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 93.92% 100.00% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.13 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% +38.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Junior 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 Junior in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) WorkSite

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Junior 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 Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) WorkSite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP