Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 74 80 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.58% 5.59% 4.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.75% 16.39% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 51
Hertfordshire median daily rate £336 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £300 £355
90th Percentile £541 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £378 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +0.67% -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £21.53
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £35.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -49.29% +62.60% -28.25%

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 538 488 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.29% 34.08% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 265 226
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £192 £181 £213
90th Percentile £564 £569 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 54
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £15.10 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -29.77% +43.33%
10th Percentile £12.99 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.10 £33.45 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £38.13 £32.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.66% +42.82% +2.27%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +1 12 £375 -25.00% 5
Watford -13 11 £250 -35.69% 1
Welwyn Garden City -18 5 £155 -70.48% 3
Hertford - 2 £513 -
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 37 (50.00%) Law
1 37 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 22 (29.73%) Information Security
3 20 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (25.68%) Risk Management
5 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
7 14 (18.92%) Firewall
7 14 (18.92%) SDLC
8 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
8 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
9 12 (16.22%) VMware
10 11 (14.86%) Citrix
10 11 (14.86%) WAN
10 11 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (13.51%) Threat Management
11 10 (13.51%) Security Operations
11 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.51%) Cisco
11 10 (13.51%) Project Management
12 9 (12.16%) CheckPoint
12 9 (12.16%) CISSP
12 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (12.16%) F5
12 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
12 9 (12.16%) Virtual Team
12 9 (12.16%) GDPR
13 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (10.81%) SharePoint

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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.70%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Office 365
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Firewall
2 11 (14.86%) WAN
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (9.46%) LAN
3 7 (9.46%) TACACS
4 6 (8.11%) SSL
5 5 (6.76%) SAN
6 4 (5.41%) Network Security
7 3 (4.05%) DHCP
7 3 (4.05%) DNS
7 3 (4.05%) IPsec
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.35%) Internet
9 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.35%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) IDA Disassembler
1 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.70%) Metasploit
1 2 (2.70%) OllyDbg
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 37 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Marketing
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Consultant
2 14 (18.92%) Applications Consultant
2 14 (18.92%) Security Consultant
3 13 (17.57%) Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Security Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Data Centre Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Security Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Network Security Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Office 365 Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Security Technical Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) Virtual Team
3 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
2 3 (4.05%) VMS
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) CentOS
3 1 (1.35%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 22 (29.73%) Information Security
3 19 (25.68%) Risk Management
4 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.92%) SDLC
6 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.51%) Project Management
6 10 (13.51%) Security Operations
6 10 (13.51%) Threat Management
7 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) Data Loss Prevention
8 6 (8.11%) Data Privacy
8 6 (8.11%) OWASP
8 6 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.76%) ITIL
9 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) Perl
1 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.41%) Python
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (12.16%) CISSP
3 7 (9.46%) CCIE
3 7 (9.46%) CCNP
3 7 (9.46%) CCSA
3 7 (9.46%) CCSE
4 5 (6.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.41%) CEH
5 4 (5.41%) CSSLP
6 3 (4.05%) Degree
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (2.70%) CCNA
7 2 (2.70%) CCSP
7 2 (2.70%) CISM
7 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.16%) GDPR
2 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.46%) SLA
4 6 (8.11%) NIST 800
5 3 (4.05%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.70%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.35%) Docker
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) LXC
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (4.05%) Nessus
1 3 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.05%) WSUS
2 2 (2.70%) EnCase
2 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.35%) Ansible
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) Mesos
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) Citrix
4 10 (13.51%) Cisco
5 9 (12.16%) CheckPoint
5 9 (12.16%) F5
6 7 (9.46%) Blue Coat
6 7 (9.46%) Juniper
6 7 (9.46%) Nokia
7 6 (8.11%) McAfee
8 5 (6.76%) Symantec
9 4 (5.41%) Computacenter
9 4 (5.41%) Coverity
9 4 (5.41%) HP
9 4 (5.41%) NetApp
9 4 (5.41%) Synopsys
10 3 (4.05%) Dell
10 3 (4.05%) EMC
10 3 (4.05%) Gemalto
10 3 (4.05%) Qualys