Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for HTTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTP over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 78 97
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 16 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.01% 1.08% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 5.19% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.13% +40.91%
10th Percentile £373 £393 £364
90th Percentile £618 £525 £421
East of England median daily rate £518 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +6.15% +2.63% +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 - £37.50

HTTP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 323 289 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.46% 20.85% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 159 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £253
90th Percentile £535 £525 £548
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 10 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £26.75 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.18% +24.27% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.08 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

HTTP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing HTTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for HTTP in Hertfordshire

HTTP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTP in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTP in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTP in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTP in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 3 - -
Watford -11 2 £525 +14.75% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
HTTP
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) SMTP
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) HP
5 8 (50.00%) Dell
5 8 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Veeam
6 6 (37.50%) Mitel
6 6 (37.50%) VoIP
6 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Information Security
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
8 4 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) Unix

HTTP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.25%) Commerce Server
3 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) SMTP
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Support
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) Regular Expression
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
1 8 (50.00%) Dell
1 8 (50.00%) HP
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Mitel
2 6 (37.50%) Veeam
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) FireEye
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Intel
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat