Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 48 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 6 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.99% 2.40% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 7.21% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 19
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -8.57%
10th Percentile £304 £241 £322
90th Percentile £510 £470 £479
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £389
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.54% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £16.17 £46.75
% change year-on-year +26.47% -65.41% +16.88%

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 178 222 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 29.37% 33.28% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 154 117
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £255
90th Percentile £554 £543 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.86% +40.11%
10th Percentile £13.71 £11.13 £23.30
90th Percentile £19.83 £39.38 £47.95
East of England median hourly rate £20.04 £19.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.41% +2.00% -36.67%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -2 3 £475 +11.76%
Bedford 0 1 £350 +30.23% 2
Dunstable -5 1 - -
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) 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 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IronPort
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed