Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Support was £258 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Infrastructure Support
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Support 11 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.69% 0.077% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.082% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £258 - £375
10th Percentile £240 - £209
90th Percentile £319 - £398
East of England median daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,504 1,213 1,391
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 92.95% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 636 734
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £205
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 123 76
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.81 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.70% -7.35%
10th Percentile £11.51 £10.60 £9.13
90th Percentile £46.25 £40.00 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% -2.44%

Infrastructure Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Support in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Support in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Support in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Support in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Support in Hertfordshire

Infrastructure Support
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 Infrastructure Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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 +4 1 £275 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £350 -
Infrastructure Support
East of England

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, Infrastructure Support contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Infrastructure Support in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Squid
3 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
3 7 (63.64%) Service Management
3 7 (63.64%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Veeam
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) SMTP
5 3 (27.27%) HTTP
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Mitel
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation

Infrastructure Support Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
1 7 (63.64%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Squid
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Veeam
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel