The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 23 11 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8  
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.69% 7.29% 7.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 63.64% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £130 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -74.50% +7.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -1.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £17.65 £17.00
% change year-on-year -24.92% +3.82%  

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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 11 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 11.02% 11.46% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £165 £375 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.00% +74.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Watford

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Watford

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Internet.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) AppSense
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle