Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 15 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.46% 5.90% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.82% 17.24% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 4
Watford median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -29.41%
10th Percentile £245 £310 £189
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Hertfordshire median daily rate £431 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +23.21% -6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 117 116 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 34.82% 34.22% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 43
Watford median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £213 £130 £205
90th Percentile £550 £541 £534
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £11.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +208.91% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +96.88% - -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 15 August 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 15 August 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 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) VMware NSX
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (13.33%) F5
7 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (13.33%) CCDE
7 2 (13.33%) Brocade
7 2 (13.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (13.33%) CCIE Data Center
7 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (13.33%) SaaS
7 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) BGP-4
7 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (13.33%) CCIE
7 2 (13.33%) LAN

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) BGP-4
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) WLAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Azure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCDE
1 2 (13.33%) CCIE
1 2 (13.33%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (13.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware NSX
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Brocade
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.67%) HP