Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 25 June 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.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 0
Contract jobs citing WAN 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.66% 3.21% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 20.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Watford median daily rate £105 £130 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% -56.67% -20.00%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £375 £408
% change year-on-year -3.33% -7.98% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.38 - £16.00

WAN 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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 33 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.93% 16.07% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 12
Watford median daily rate £350 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £113 £130 £250
90th Percentile £580 £475 £507
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Watford median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -16.56% -7.25% +4.55%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Watford

WAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WAN in Watford

WAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAN in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WAN 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 Watford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter

WAN
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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware