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 24 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Internet 6 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.80% 2.92% 8.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 21.05% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £130 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -17.85% +29.95%  

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 32 19 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.25% 13.87% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 15
Median daily rate £320 £275 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -20.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £263 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £300 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Watford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Watford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Watford region with a requirement for Internet.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Smartphone
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Log4j
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) MQSeries

Internet
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Log4j
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Mockito
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
1 1 (12.50%) EJB
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) JDBC
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
1 1 (12.50%) Spring Security
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSD
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Smartphone
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Talend