Period
to 24 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 47 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -3
Contract jobs citing Internet 40 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.76% 3.49% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.75% 17.06% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £181 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.31% -53.23% +2.69%
10th Percentile £133 £116 £333
90th Percentile £509 £449 £541
East of England median daily rate £475 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +58.33% -20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% - -
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £20.76 £52.50
% change year-on-year -39.77% -60.47% +288.89%

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 254 252 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.53% 20.47% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 137 120
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +10.55%
10th Percentile £200 £156 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year - -1.64% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 17 17
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.70 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.00 £47.90 £40.20
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £38.38
% change year-on-year -28.57% -36.16% +56.63%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 -3 11 £198 +32.17% 2
Rickmansworth - 11 - -
Stevenage -5 6 £475 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -11 5 £325 - 1
St Albans - 3 - - 1
Hatfield - 2 £400 - 4
Watford -14 1 - - 2
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (32.50%) VPN
5 11 (27.50%) OpenView
5 11 (27.50%) HP
5 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
5 11 (27.50%) OVSD
6 9 (22.50%) CRM
6 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
6 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (20.00%) SQL
7 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.50%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.50%) Payment Gateway
9 6 (15.00%) HTML
9 6 (15.00%) Linux
9 6 (15.00%) XML
9 6 (15.00%) SLA
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Sun
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
10 5 (12.50%) Web Services
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) Java
10 5 (12.50%) .NET
11 4 (10.00%) Unix
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Akamai
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.50%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) VPN
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) IMAP
3 3 (7.50%) SMTP
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.00%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) DMVPN
4 2 (5.00%) DWDM
4 2 (5.00%) GLBP
4 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.00%) IPsec
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) MPLS
4 2 (5.00%) Multicast
4 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.00%) Network Security
4 2 (5.00%) SNMP
4 2 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Log4j
3 1 (2.50%) Mockito
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Billing
4 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) IT Support
6 4 (10.00%) Project Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) React Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Operations Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) Ajax
3 4 (10.00%) Node.js
3 4 (10.00%) React Native
3 4 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
4 3 (7.50%) LINQ
4 3 (7.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (7.50%) RequireJS
4 3 (7.50%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 3 (7.50%) W3C
3 3 (7.50%) Wiki
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) HPUX
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) CRM
1 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
1 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (17.50%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (7.50%) API Development
4 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
4 3 (7.50%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (7.50%) MVC
4 3 (7.50%) SDLC
4 3 (7.50%) SOA
4 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (5.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) A+ Certification
2 3 (7.50%) MCITP
2 3 (7.50%) MCSA
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) OpenView
1 11 (27.50%) OVSD
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) HP
3 6 (15.00%) Sun
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) Arista
5 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) F5
5 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Zscaler
6 1 (2.50%) Aruba
6 1 (2.50%) Becrypt
6 1 (2.50%) Elastic Path
6 1 (2.50%) hybris
6 1 (2.50%) Meraki
6 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.50%) Splunk
6 1 (2.50%) Tufin