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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 42 53
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11  
Contract jobs citing Internet 29 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.60% 2.33% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.58% 13.27% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 14
Median daily rate £263 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £317 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £433 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £24.25 £16.16
% change year-on-year -28.86% +50.06%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 165 113 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.15% 17.52% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 62 118
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +62.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +12 6 £90 - 1
Watford -2 6 £130 - 4
Stevenage -1 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 2
Welwyn - 2 £406 -
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
4 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
5 10 (28.57%) VirtualBox
5 10 (28.57%) Perl
5 10 (28.57%) Python
5 10 (28.57%) VMS
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) Programme Delivery
7 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
7 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) Law
8 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (20.00%) SCCM
8 7 (20.00%) Network Security
9 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (17.14%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (17.14%) Device Driver
10 5 (14.29%) LAN
10 5 (14.29%) WAN
10 5 (14.29%) HP
10 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
11 4 (11.43%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Network Security
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) IMAP
4 2 (5.71%) MPLS
4 2 (5.71%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) BGP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) IDA Disassembler
1 3 (8.57%) Metasploit
1 3 (8.57%) OllyDbg
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Log4j
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Mockito
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (17.14%) Consultant
1 6 (17.14%) Security Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 5 (14.29%) IT Support
3 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Audio Visual Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Malware Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Security Incident Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Security Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) WCF
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Ajax
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.71%) jQuery
3 2 (5.71%) JSP
3 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (5.71%) LINQ
3 2 (5.71%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (5.71%) RequireJS
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Device Driver
2 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 4 (11.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.71%) W3C
7 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (28.57%) VMS
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Kali Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) HPUX
8 1 (2.86%) Solaris
8 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Programme Delivery
2 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (17.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Usability Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (8.57%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security
5 3 (8.57%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 10 (28.57%) Perl
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Assembly Language
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNP
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (28.57%) VirtualBox
3 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) EnCase
3 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.86%) MobiControl
3 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Becrypt
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) SOTI
5 1 (2.86%) Talend