Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 17 42
Rank change year-on-year -14 +25 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 88 100 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.57% 7.79% 3.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.56% 21.74% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% -14.71%
10th Percentile £290 £200 £206
90th Percentile £566 £528 £520
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £16.17 £46.75
% change year-on-year +26.47% -65.41% +16.88%

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 450 460 445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.50% 35.83% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 226 231
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £154 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 15
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% - -50.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £10.68
90th Percentile £53.25 £49.05 £30.15
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +15.21% -6.58% -33.33%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 July 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 -1 47 - - 2
Watford -6 15 £413 - 3
Hatfield -5 9 £456 +40.93% 5
Stevenage -14 2 - - 6
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £425 - 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 50 (56.82%) Law
1 50 (56.82%) Programme Delivery
2 22 (25.00%) Cisco
3 20 (22.73%) Security Operations
4 19 (21.59%) Retail
5 17 (19.32%) VMware
5 17 (19.32%) GDPR
6 16 (18.18%) Change Management
6 16 (18.18%) ITIL
7 15 (17.05%) Data Loss Prevention
8 14 (15.91%) Management Information System
9 13 (14.77%) Forcepoint
10 12 (13.64%) Windows
10 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
11 11 (12.50%) COBIT
11 11 (12.50%) QA
11 11 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 11 (12.50%) PCI DSS
11 11 (12.50%) COSO
11 11 (12.50%) OWASP
11 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 11 (12.50%) PRINCE
11 11 (12.50%) Patch Management
11 11 (12.50%) SABSA
12 10 (11.36%) Firewall
12 10 (11.36%) SQL
13 9 (10.23%) Linux
13 9 (10.23%) LAN
13 9 (10.23%) WAN

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 (2.27%) JBoss
1 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Akamai
3 2 (2.27%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) Firewall
2 9 (10.23%) LAN
2 9 (10.23%) WAN
3 6 (6.82%) HTTP
4 5 (5.68%) MPLS
4 5 (5.68%) Network Security
4 5 (5.68%) OSPF
4 5 (5.68%) Wireless
5 4 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (4.55%) DMARC
5 4 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 4 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 4 (4.55%) SMTP
5 4 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (4.55%) VoIP
6 3 (3.41%) BGP
6 3 (3.41%) DHCP
6 3 (3.41%) DNS
7 2 (2.27%) BGP-4
7 2 (2.27%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.27%) MySQL
1 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (56.82%) Law
2 19 (21.59%) Retail
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Local Government
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Architect
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
3 12 (13.64%) Security Architect
3 12 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Consultant
4 11 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Security Technical Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Engagement Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) IAM Consultant
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Tester
8 5 (5.68%) Azure Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Programme Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Tester
9 4 (4.55%) Business Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.82%) LDAP
1 6 (6.82%) SAML
2 4 (4.55%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) JMS
3 2 (2.27%) Kafka
3 2 (2.27%) Node.js
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) CentOS
4 2 (2.27%) Fedora
4 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.14%) Unix
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.82%) Programme Delivery
2 20 (22.73%) Security Operations
3 16 (18.18%) Change Management
3 16 (18.18%) ITIL
4 15 (17.05%) Data Loss Prevention
5 12 (13.64%) Strategic Planning
6 11 (12.50%) OWASP
6 11 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 11 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 11 (12.50%) SABSA
6 11 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 11 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.95%) Migration
8 6 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (6.82%) Information Security
9 5 (5.68%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.68%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (4.55%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) C++
3 2 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.82%) CCNP
3 4 (4.55%) CCIE
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) MCP
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.41%) CCIE Data Center
5 2 (2.27%) CCDE
5 2 (2.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) APMP
6 1 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
6 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PMP
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.32%) GDPR
2 11 (12.50%) COBIT
2 11 (12.50%) COSO
2 11 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.50%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (9.09%) VMware NSX
2 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.55%) Nessus
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Terraform
3 1 (1.14%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Cisco
2 17 (19.32%) VMware
3 13 (14.77%) Forcepoint
4 7 (7.95%) Citrix
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.82%) Dell
6 5 (5.68%) HP
7 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.55%) F5
7 4 (4.55%) Qualys
7 4 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.41%) Arista
8 3 (3.41%) Juniper
8 3 (3.41%) Splunk
9 2 (2.27%) Brocade
9 2 (2.27%) Capita
9 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.27%) Veeam
9 2 (2.27%) WSO2
9 2 (2.27%) Zscaler