Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 24 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.

Internet
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 52 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing Internet 44 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.76% 3.45% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.01% 16.55% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £188 £460 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.24% +18.71% +3.33%
10th Percentile £125 £141 £300
90th Percentile £375 £550 £565
East of England median daily rate £290 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -22.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £13.25 - £10.50
90th Percentile £29.00 - £11.50
East of England median hourly rate £24.75 £27.62 £14.75
% change year-on-year -10.39% +87.25% +40.48%

Internet 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 314 290 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.70% 20.82% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 158 143
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £126 £245 £253
90th Percentile £550 £528 £548
East of England median daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year - -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 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 £33.30 £44.08 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Hertfordshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Hertfordshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Hertfordshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Hertfordshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Internet in Hertfordshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Welwyn Garden City +6 12 £185 -66.36% 2
Hemel Hempstead +12 8 £350 - 2
Watford -8 8 £130 -74.00% 2
Stevenage -6 7 - -
Hertford - 2 - -
Hatfield -7 1 - - 3
Letchworth - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (25.00%) Firewall
3 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (22.73%) Wireless
4 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 9 (20.45%) Windows
6 8 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 8 (18.18%) Unix
6 8 (18.18%) Cisco
6 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 8 (18.18%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (15.91%) Banking
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
7 7 (15.91%) Games
7 7 (15.91%) Web Services
7 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
8 6 (13.64%) XML
8 6 (13.64%) JSP
8 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.64%) MySQL
9 5 (11.36%) Workflow
9 5 (11.36%) Log4j

Internet
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 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) MQSeries
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) Wireless
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) LAN
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
4 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.55%) NAS
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) ADSL
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) IMAP
6 1 (2.27%) Intranet
6 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.27%) SMTP
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.36%) JUnit
1 5 (11.36%) Log4j
1 5 (11.36%) Mockito
1 5 (11.36%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Babel
3 2 (4.55%) Grunt
3 2 (4.55%) gulp
3 2 (4.55%) webpack
4 1 (2.27%) Ant
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
2 7 (15.91%) Games
3 4 (9.09%) Billing
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) SAP Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Security Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) JSP
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) EJB
3 5 (11.36%) J2EE
3 5 (11.36%) JDBC
3 5 (11.36%) JMS
3 5 (11.36%) JSON
3 5 (11.36%) REST
3 5 (11.36%) SOAP
3 5 (11.36%) XSD
3 5 (11.36%) XSLT
4 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
4 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 4 (9.09%) Spring
4 4 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 4 (9.09%) Spring Security
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.27%) CCTV
3 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) Unix
4 5 (11.36%) HPUX
4 5 (11.36%) Solaris
4 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.55%) VMS
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) CRM
3 5 (11.36%) ETL
3 5 (11.36%) RAD
3 5 (11.36%) Workflow
4 4 (9.09%) Dependency Management
4 4 (9.09%) MVC
4 4 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (6.82%) Business Development
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) ES6
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) QA
3 3 (6.82%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) XenApp
3 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.82%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) OpenView
4 1 (2.27%) OVSD
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) IBM
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) PayPal
3 4 (9.09%) Talend
4 3 (6.82%) Apple
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Ariba
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Sun
5 2 (4.55%) Zend
6 1 (2.27%) Blue Martini
6 1 (2.27%) Demandware
6 1 (2.27%) Elastic Path
6 1 (2.27%) FireEye
6 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL