Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 17 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.66% 5.01% 3.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.49% 14.69% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Watford median daily rate £450 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +6.67% -29.41%
10th Percentile £308 £250 £205
90th Percentile £528 £475 £395
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +38.46% - -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 148 143 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 40.55% 34.13% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 73 49
Watford median daily rate £475 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £283 £200 £134
90th Percentile £574 £523 £508
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - £12.05
10th Percentile £22.75 - £11.68
90th Percentile £50.63 - £12.43
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -50.77%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Watford

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Centre in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Watford

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Watford over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Watford

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Watford region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) VMware NSX
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (23.53%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (11.76%) SaaS
6 2 (11.76%) VXLAN
6 2 (11.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (11.76%) CCIE Data Center
6 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) CCDE
6 2 (11.76%) Brocade
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 3 (17.65%) MPLS
2 3 (17.65%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (11.76%) BGP-4
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) VXLAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) WLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) CTI
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Azure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Availability Management
4 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.88%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Server Management
4 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCDE
1 2 (11.76%) CCIE
1 2 (11.76%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (11.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware NSX
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) F5
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.88%) HP