Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Data Center
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 64 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.03% 6.22% 4.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.25% 18.07% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 26
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% - -23.53%
10th Percentile £322 £200 £215
90th Percentile £603 £475 £550
East of England median daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +14.00% -6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £14.84 £36.00
% change year-on-year +119.00% -58.78% +5.88%

Data Centre is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 449 509 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.24% 34.44% 35.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 243 264
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £175 £178 £188
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.25% - -50.77%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.00 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.63 £43.25 £31.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +8.70% -9.80%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Hertfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Hertfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Hertfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Hertfordshire

Data Centre
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 Data Centre within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Welwyn Garden City +4 31 - - 3
Watford -1 17 £450 +40.63% 2
Hatfield -1 6 £475 +36.20% 8
Letchworth - 3 - -
Stevenage -9 2 £285 - 9
Hertford - 1 £475 -
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre 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 Data Centre.

1 29 (45.31%) Law
1 29 (45.31%) Programme Delivery
2 16 (25.00%) Cisco
3 14 (21.88%) Migration
3 14 (21.88%) Security Operations
3 14 (21.88%) Data Loss Prevention
4 13 (20.31%) Retail
5 11 (17.19%) VMware
5 11 (17.19%) Forcepoint
6 9 (14.06%) ITIL
7 8 (12.50%) Windows
7 8 (12.50%) GDPR
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.38%) Change Management
8 6 (9.38%) MPLS
8 6 (9.38%) VMware NSX
9 5 (7.81%) Patch Management
9 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (7.81%) COSO
9 5 (7.81%) OWASP
9 5 (7.81%) Security Architecture
9 5 (7.81%) COBIT
9 5 (7.81%) QA
9 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
9 5 (7.81%) F5
9 5 (7.81%) SABSA
9 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.81%) PRINCE

Data Centre
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 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Akamai
4 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) MPLS
2 5 (7.81%) LAN
2 5 (7.81%) Wireless
3 4 (6.25%) Firewall
3 4 (6.25%) Network Security
3 4 (6.25%) OSPF
3 4 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) BGP
4 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
4 3 (4.69%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) VPN
5 2 (3.13%) BGP-4
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.13%) DMARC
5 2 (3.13%) VoIP
5 2 (3.13%) VXLAN
5 2 (3.13%) WLAN
6 1 (1.56%) Spanning Tree
General
1 29 (45.31%) Law
2 13 (20.31%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Architect
3 13 (20.31%) Security Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Security Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Technical Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Engagement Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Consultant
8 5 (7.81%) Network Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Programme Manager
8 5 (7.81%) Security Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Security Technical Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Azure Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Business Engagement Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Business Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Security Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Programme Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) 802.1X
1 3 (4.69%) LDAP
1 3 (4.69%) SAML
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) FMCG
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Programme Delivery
2 14 (21.88%) Data Loss Prevention
2 14 (21.88%) Migration
2 14 (21.88%) Security Operations
3 9 (14.06%) ITIL
4 6 (9.38%) Change Management
4 6 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (9.38%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.81%) OWASP
5 5 (7.81%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
5 5 (7.81%) SABSA
5 5 (7.81%) Security Architecture
5 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.25%) SIEM
7 3 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (4.69%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.25%) CCIE
3 3 (4.69%) CCIE Data Center
4 2 (3.13%) CCDE
4 2 (3.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 2 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (1.56%) APMP
5 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PMP
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) GDPR
2 5 (7.81%) COBIT
2 5 (7.81%) COSO
2 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.81%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) VMware NSX
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.56%) QRadar
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Cisco
2 11 (17.19%) Forcepoint
2 11 (17.19%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) F5
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Citrix
4 4 (6.25%) Juniper
5 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.13%) Arista
6 2 (3.13%) Brocade
6 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.13%) Dell
6 2 (3.13%) EMC
6 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.56%) CA
7 1 (1.56%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Remedy
7 1 (1.56%) Zscaler