Period
to 31 March 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 31 March 2020 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.

Public Sector
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 55 64 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20 -25
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 26 30 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.31% 2.18% 1.11%
As % of the General category 6.28% 5.85% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 4
Median daily rate £575 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +57.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £404 £237 £239
90th Percentile £733 £550 £540
East of England median daily rate £400 £500 £513
% change year-on-year -20.00% -2.44% +28.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £13.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +27.92% +11.91%
East of England median hourly rate £17.86 £18.00 £15.45
% change year-on-year -0.81% +16.50% +23.60%

Public Sector is in the General 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 414 513 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 36.80% 37.23% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 296 278
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £213 £288 £213
90th Percentile £600 £588 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 41
Median hourly rate £19.80 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.25 £11.88
90th Percentile £42.40 £48.88 £44.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -6.98% +19.44%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Hertfordshire

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Hertfordshire

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Hertfordshire

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Hertfordshire

Public Sector
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 Public Sector within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
Hemel Hempstead +1 15 £450 - 6
Welwyn Garden City +6 2 £650 +44.44% 1
Hertford -2 1 - - 2
Watford -9 1 £500 -9.09% 1
Hatfield - 1 £650 -
Public Sector
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) DNS
4 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) SCCM
6 4 (15.38%) Lumension
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) Commercial Awareness
7 3 (11.54%) MCSE
7 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
7 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
8 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.69%) iPhone
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

Public Sector
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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Camtasia
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe XD
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) Sketch
2 1 (3.85%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.85%) GitLab
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Fire and Rescue
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Trainer
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Trainer
4 2 (7.69%) Procurement Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Trainer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Swagger
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
2 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (3.85%) VMS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
1 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (7.69%) Contract Negotiation
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 22301
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Lumension
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Ab Initio
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Panasonic
4 1 (3.85%) Teradata