Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 39 31
Rank change year-on-year -24 -8 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 46 65 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.92% 4.08% 5.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.31% 12.48% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 30
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £277 £172 £296
90th Percentile £588 £550 £578
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +9.38% +4.92% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +83.10% -49.29% +62.60%

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 446 521 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.28% 32.71% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 278 270
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £175 £187 £180
90th Percentile £557 £571 £557
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.81 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.77% +11.29% -29.77%
10th Percentile £11.57 £12.99 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.10 £33.45
East of England median hourly rate £19.13 £39.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year -50.97% +36.86% +28.45%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Watford +12 18 £413 +65.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City +3 11 - -
Hatfield -1 5 £506 +9.46% 11
Letchworth - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £285 - 2
Hertford +4 1 £475 -7.32% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - - 2
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 18 (39.13%) Migration
2 11 (23.91%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) Programme Delivery
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Law
3 10 (21.74%) Retail
4 9 (19.57%) Firewall
4 9 (19.57%) LAN
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
5 7 (15.22%) WAN
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.04%) MPLS
6 6 (13.04%) Windows
6 6 (13.04%) Linux
7 5 (10.87%) Juniper
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Forcepoint
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.87%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (10.87%) F5
8 4 (8.70%) SIEM
8 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Citrix
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.70%) CCIE
9 3 (6.52%) Active Directory

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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
1 9 (19.57%) LAN
2 7 (15.22%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) MPLS
4 3 (6.52%) BGP
4 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) Network Security
4 3 (6.52%) OSPF
4 3 (6.52%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) VoIP
4 3 (6.52%) VPN
4 3 (6.52%) Wireless
5 2 (4.35%) BGP-4
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) DMARC
5 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.35%) VXLAN
5 2 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (21.74%) Law
1 10 (21.74%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Migration Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Migration Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) FMCG
2 1 (2.17%) Handset
2 1 (2.17%) HP Superdome
2 1 (2.17%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (2.17%) PKI
2 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) HPUX
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Migration
2 11 (23.91%) Programme Delivery
3 9 (19.57%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.70%) SIEM
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Change Management
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Thought Leadership
6 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.35%) Antivirus Management
7 2 (4.35%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (4.35%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) ABAP
1 1 (2.17%) R
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) CCIE
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CCIE Data Center
3 2 (4.35%) CCDE
3 2 (4.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 2 (4.35%) PMP
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) APMP
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) COBIT
1 2 (4.35%) COSO
1 2 (4.35%) GDPR
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.17%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) F5
4 5 (10.87%) Forcepoint
4 5 (10.87%) Juniper
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.35%) Brocade
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.35%) SAP
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) FireEye
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) Splunk