Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 27 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 80 81 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.11% 5.56% 7.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.28% 17.38% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 26
Hertfordshire median daily rate £493 £500 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +31.15% +1.67%
10th Percentile £400 £309 £200
90th Percentile £681 £553 £553
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.73% - -
East of England median hourly rate £29.00 £21.23 £35.00
% change year-on-year +36.63% -39.36% -39.13%

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 415 466 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 31.68% 31.98% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 259 207
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £263 £261 £150
90th Percentile £590 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £440 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £33.25 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.38% +134.15% -10.69%
10th Percentile £11.15 £12.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £56.88 £50.60
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.45 £19.98
% change year-on-year -14.43% +2.35% +5.16%

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 21 May 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 May 2019. 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 -2 13 £513 -6.82%
Stevenage -7 9 £348 +15.83% 3
Hemel Hempstead +15 8 - - 3
Hatfield +4 7 £400 -20.00%
Welwyn Garden City -10 6 £488 - 12
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £600 -
Letchworth -3 1 - -
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 24 (30.00%) Cisco
2 22 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (26.25%) Retail
4 19 (23.75%) Migration
4 19 (23.75%) Firewall
4 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (22.50%) Project Management
6 16 (20.00%) ITIL
6 16 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 15 (18.75%) F5
8 14 (17.50%) Analytics
9 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
9 13 (16.25%) WAN
9 13 (16.25%) Juniper
10 12 (15.00%) VMware
11 11 (13.75%) Citrix
11 11 (13.75%) Zscaler
12 10 (12.50%) Network Security
12 10 (12.50%) DMZ
12 10 (12.50%) Oracle
12 10 (12.50%) TOGAF
13 9 (11.25%) Change Management
13 9 (11.25%) LAN
13 9 (11.25%) DNS
13 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
14 8 (10.00%) Riverbed
14 8 (10.00%) Degree
14 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
14 8 (10.00%) Linux
14 8 (10.00%) Blue Coat

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 4 (5.00%) Apache
1 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
1 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (23.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.25%) Office 365
4 4 (5.00%) Akamai
5 2 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.50%) IaaS
5 2 (2.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) Firewall
2 13 (16.25%) WAN
3 10 (12.50%) DMZ
3 10 (12.50%) Network Security
4 9 (11.25%) DNS
4 9 (11.25%) LAN
5 7 (8.75%) Wireless
6 6 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (6.25%) DHCP
8 4 (5.00%) 5G
9 3 (3.75%) SAN
10 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.50%) NAS
10 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.50%) VoIP
10 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) MySQL
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 21 (26.25%) Retail
2 6 (7.50%) Law
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Architect
2 17 (21.25%) Security Architect
3 13 (16.25%) Network Architect
4 12 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 11 (13.75%) Network Security Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Lead Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Security Technical Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Migration Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) TOGAF Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Incident Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.25%) CGI
4 1 (1.25%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) EMC VNX
1 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (3.75%) HP Superdome
3 3 (3.75%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) CCTV
4 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.50%) e-Health
4 2 (2.50%) LIMS
4 2 (2.50%) PACS
4 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) FMCG
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Unix
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) HPUX
3 3 (3.75%) VMS
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Migration
2 18 (22.50%) Project Management
3 16 (20.00%) ITIL
4 14 (17.50%) Analytics
5 10 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 9 (11.25%) Change Management
7 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.75%) Service Management
7 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (7.50%) Data Security
8 6 (7.50%) Network Design
8 6 (7.50%) OWASP
8 6 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (7.50%) PRINCE
8 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.50%) SABSA
8 6 (7.50%) Security Architecture
8 6 (7.50%) Static Code Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) Java
2 4 (5.00%) C
2 4 (5.00%) C++
2 4 (5.00%) Embedded C++
3 3 (3.75%) SQL
4 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) ABAP
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.50%) CCNP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.50%) PMP
6 1 (1.25%) CCIE
6 1 (1.25%) CCNA
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) COBIT
1 6 (7.50%) COSO
1 6 (7.50%) GDPR
1 6 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) HL7
4 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) vSphere
4 4 (5.00%) Squid
4 4 (5.00%) Varnish
5 2 (2.50%) Firmware
6 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) SCOM
3 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.00%) Puppet
3 4 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.75%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.50%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (2.50%) Nagios
5 2 (2.50%) PowerBroker
5 2 (2.50%) QRadar
5 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.25%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Cisco
2 16 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 15 (18.75%) F5
4 13 (16.25%) Juniper
5 12 (15.00%) VMware
6 11 (13.75%) Citrix
6 11 (13.75%) Zscaler
7 10 (12.50%) Oracle
8 8 (10.00%) Arista
8 8 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 8 (10.00%) Riverbed
9 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
10 5 (6.25%) EMC
10 5 (6.25%) HP
10 5 (6.25%) IBM
11 4 (5.00%) Remedy
11 4 (5.00%) Unisys
12 3 (3.75%) CA
12 3 (3.75%) FireEye
13 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint