Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 23 September 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 39 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 9 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.65% 3.85% 4.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.81% 11.06% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £406 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -1.52% -8.33%
10th Percentile £330 £220 £325
90th Percentile £468 £503 £472
East of England median daily rate £434 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +15.67% -6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £14.84 £36.00
% change year-on-year +119.00% -58.78% -5.88%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 187 235 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 34.38% 34.81% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 168 125
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.35% -2.62% -
10th Percentile £274 £218 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £598
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 2
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -69.25% +51.78%
10th Percentile £13.75 £10.61 £45.11
90th Percentile £20.00 £24.30 £45.96
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.72 £22.25
% change year-on-year -30.02% +15.60% -19.09%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Bedfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Bedfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Bedfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Bedfordshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Luton -8 4 £375 -14.29% 2
Bedford -2 2 £390 -2.50% 1
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Server Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) VCAP
2 1 (11.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) IronPort
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 1 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless