Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Site Reliability Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Site Reliability Engineering over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 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.

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Contract jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

Site Reliability Engineering 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 976 1,133 1,268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.93% 81.63% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 665 633
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £219 £206
90th Percentile £600 £569 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £27.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.11% +42.11% -52.14%
10th Percentile £9.64 £11.17 £12.98
90th Percentile £45.70 £65.38 £47.35
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.94% -48.57% +7.69%

Site Reliability Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Site Reliability Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Site Reliability Engineering in Hertfordshire

Site Reliability Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Site Reliability Engineering in Hertfordshire

Site Reliability Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Site Reliability Engineering in Hertfordshire

Site Reliability Engineering
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 Site Reliability Engineering within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Watford - 2 £450 - 1
Hatfield 0 1 £500 -
St Albans - 1 £600 -
Site Reliability Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Site Reliability Engineering 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 Site Reliability Engineering.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 3 (75.00%) AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

Site Reliability Engineering
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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) CoreOS
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) OpenBSD
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware