Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Data Centre Operations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre Operations over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Operations
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 - 166
Rank change year-on-year - +166 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Centre Operations 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.046% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Berkshire median daily rate £370 - £360
South East median daily rate £275 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -38.89% +33.33% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

Data Centre Operations is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,690 3,463 3,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.38% 84.77% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,748 1,810 1,866
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £248 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 110 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

Data Centre Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Operations in Berkshire

Data Centre Operations
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Operations in Berkshire

Data Centre Operations
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Operations in Berkshire

Data Centre Operations
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Operations within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Slough - 2 £370 -
Data Centre Operations
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre Operations 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Centre Operations.

1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) BIND 9
2 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (50.00%) Mirantis
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Unica
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS

Data Centre Operations
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (50.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Onboarding Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) BIND 9
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Mirantis
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software