Period
to 25 September 2018

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

Customer Requirements
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 72 75
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 29 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.77% 1.64% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.99% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £296 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.17% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £189 £306 £285
90th Percentile £413 £521 £638
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 - £13.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.03% - -46.53%

Customer Requirements is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,332 1,155 1,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.17% 82.15% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 570 603
Hertfordshire median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.12%
10th Percentile £205 £212 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 66 52
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.43 £16.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -15.90% -4.77%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.76 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.25 £44.38 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £28.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -39.13% +15.00% -

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire

Customer Requirements
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 Customer Requirements within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Hatfield +8 20 £250 -44.44% 5
Watford +4 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 £175 - 1
Customer Requirements
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Customer Requirements.

1 14 (48.28%) Information Security
2 12 (41.38%) Computacenter
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) SLA
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) MSI
4 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
4 3 (10.34%) SCCM
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (6.90%) Office 365
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Skype
5 2 (6.90%) OneDrive
5 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM

Customer Requirements
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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
1 2 (6.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Deployment Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.45%) OAT Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Information Security
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.45%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.45%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (3.45%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Psychology
5 1 (3.45%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) APMP
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Computacenter
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) BMC
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Remedy
3 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP