The first table below looks at the demand for Infrastructure Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure Management
Rank 55 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
- -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 462 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.46% 75.61% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 233 299
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 43
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.55 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Infrastructure Management
East of England

Infrastructure Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Infrastructure Management Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Management
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management across the Hertfordshire region.

Infrastructure Management Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Infrastructure Management
East of England

Infrastructure Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Infrastructure Management.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
1 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Infrastructure Management
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Infrastructure Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Infrastructure Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
1 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (50.00%) F5