Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 39 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 19 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.08% 2.55% 5.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.59% 8.33% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 6
Watford median daily rate £400 £250 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -35.69% -8.53%
10th Percentile £150 £250 £300
90th Percentile £488 £250 £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £336 £356
% change year-on-year +33.83% -5.61% -16.18%
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 164 132 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 43.85% 30.63% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 60 50
Watford median daily rate £473 £389 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -8.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £278 £200 £105
90th Percentile £550 £576 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £423 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +12.67% -3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Watford median hourly rate £36.25 £19.00 £11.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.79% +62.53% -57.84%
10th Percentile £24.63 £19.00 £11.36
90th Percentile £48.88 £19.00 £12.32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.81 £15.10
% change year-on-year +48.77% +11.29% -29.77%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Retail
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) F5
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (15.79%) MPLS
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) Back Office
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) BGP-4
7 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) MPLS
3 3 (15.79%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (10.53%) BGP-4
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) VXLAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) WLAN
5 1 (5.26%) CTI
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Analyst
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (10.53%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (10.53%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Auditor
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
3 1 (5.26%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.26%) Handset
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Decision-Making
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) BCP
5 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) DNA
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCDE
1 2 (10.53%) CCIE
1 2 (10.53%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (10.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
5 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Mitel