Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for IT Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IT Strategy over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

IT/Technology Strategy
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 84 91
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 +12
Contract jobs citing IT Strategy 5 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.30% 1.09% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £309 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.97% -31.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £428 £163 £375
90th Percentile £510 £558 £635
East of England median daily rate £469 £394 £490
% change year-on-year +19.05% -19.64% -24.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £25.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.50

IT Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,340 1,279 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.61% 81.78% 78.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 642 623
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £205 £206 £220
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.32% +13.10%
10th Percentile £12.91 £13.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £48.55 £46.45 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year -42.15% -2.42% +31.91%

IT Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing IT Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for IT Strategy in Hertfordshire

IT Strategy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Strategy in Hertfordshire

IT Strategy
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 IT Strategy within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 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 2 £475 +171.43%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £475 -
Hatfield +4 1 £425 -22.73% 11
IT Strategy
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IT Strategy 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 IT Strategy.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (40.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (40.00%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) Availability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Server Management
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM

IT Strategy
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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Availability Management
1 2 (40.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (40.00%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (40.00%) Process Management
1 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft