Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 77 60
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 -15
Contract jobs citing Internet 28 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.14% 1.81% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.67% 10.07% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £240 £375 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +87.50% -50.00%
10th Percentile £178 £250 £128
90th Percentile £432 £470 £375
East of England median daily rate £400 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.88 £12.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -49.49% -
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £14.50 £14.75 £29.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -50.00% -15.57%

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 221 288 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.91% 17.99% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 122 134
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £281 £177 £149
90th Percentile £547 £500 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 36
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -4.79% -59.14%
10th Percentile £13.30 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £16.90 £47.65 £32.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £16.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% -42.86% -22.22%

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 7 December 2019.

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 6 months to 7 December 2019. 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
Rickmansworth +8 22 - - 2
Borehamwood -1 2 £175 -53.33% 1
Watford -9 1 £460 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -14 1 £240 -43.53% 2
Welwyn - 1 - -
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (82.14%) VPN
4 22 (78.57%) OpenView
4 22 (78.57%) HP
5 21 (75.00%) Windows XP
6 14 (50.00%) OVSD
7 9 (32.14%) Automotive
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.71%) Unix
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
10 2 (7.14%) MikroTik
10 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
10 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (7.14%) VLAN
10 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
10 2 (7.14%) Time Management
10 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 2 (7.14%) Network Management
10 2 (7.14%) HSRP
10 2 (7.14%) Multicast
10 2 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
10 2 (7.14%) 802.11
10 2 (7.14%) MPLS

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 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) 802.11
4 2 (7.14%) BGP
4 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
4 2 (7.14%) Frame Relay
4 2 (7.14%) HSRP
4 2 (7.14%) IPsec
4 2 (7.14%) MPLS
4 2 (7.14%) Multicast
4 2 (7.14%) OSPF
4 2 (7.14%) RIP
4 2 (7.14%) SNMP
4 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (7.14%) TACACS
4 2 (7.14%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) AutoIt
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 9 (32.14%) Automotive
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Service Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) CyberArk Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Project Management
2 2 (7.14%) B2B
2 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
2 2 (7.14%) Network Management
2 2 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) Kanban
3 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Scrum
3 1 (3.57%) Server Management
3 1 (3.57%) Sprint Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) Task Automation
3 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCDP
1 2 (7.14%) CCIE
1 2 (7.14%) CCNP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (78.57%) OpenView
2 14 (50.00%) OVSD
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) MikroTik
2 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.57%) Amdocs
3 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy