Period
to 20 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 20 April 2019 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 94 52
Rank change year-on-year +20 -42 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 55 10 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.74% 0.58% 3.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.32% 2.21% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 33
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £295 £300 £302
90th Percentile £581 £494 £540
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Bristol median hourly rate £36.25 - £18.50
10th Percentile £32.50 - £16.55
90th Percentile £53.25 - £22.23
South West median hourly rate £43.27 £15.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year +188.43% -6.77% +34.08%

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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 486 453 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.20% 26.40% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 292 345
Bristol median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £256
90th Percentile £575 £500 £588
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 16
Bristol median hourly rate £34.36 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.42% +35.14% -50.67%
10th Percentile £9.41 £11.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £57.98 £46.60 £57.10
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% -6.25%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Bristol

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Bristol

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Bristol

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Bristol

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Centre in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) Migration
3 16 (29.09%) Firewall
3 16 (29.09%) F5
4 15 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (25.45%) OSPF
6 13 (23.64%) BGP
6 13 (23.64%) Wireless
6 13 (23.64%) Cisco Wireless
7 12 (21.82%) VMware
7 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
7 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
7 12 (21.82%) Juniper
8 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
9 10 (18.18%) Service Design
9 10 (18.18%) VPN
9 10 (18.18%) Windows
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
10 9 (16.36%) Finance
11 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
12 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
12 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (12.73%) Office 365
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (10.91%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Firewall
2 15 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (25.45%) OSPF
4 13 (23.64%) BGP
4 13 (23.64%) Cisco Wireless
4 13 (23.64%) Wireless
5 10 (18.18%) VPN
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.91%) WAN
8 5 (9.09%) Unified Communications
9 4 (7.27%) LAN
9 4 (7.27%) SAN
9 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.45%) Internet
11 2 (3.64%) DNS
11 2 (3.64%) Skype
12 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.82%) Network Security
12 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Electronics
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 3 (5.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Project Manager
2 9 (16.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Migration Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Migration Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) COM
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Migration
2 10 (18.18%) Service Design
3 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.09%) Decision-Making
4 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Network Management
5 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.45%) Server Management
6 3 (5.45%) SIEM
7 2 (3.64%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) CCNA
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCSE
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.64%) UAG
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 16 (29.09%) F5
3 12 (21.82%) Juniper
3 12 (21.82%) VMware
4 11 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.91%) McAfee
6 4 (7.27%) SAP
7 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
7 2 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.82%) NEC
8 1 (1.82%) Nokia
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle