Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 78 105
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27 -48
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 48 51 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.68% 2.46% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.19% 9.96% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 4
Bristol median daily rate £475 £406 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +20.37% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £347 £300
90th Percentile £940 £494 £388
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £393
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.28% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +200.00% -18.92%

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 429 512 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.94% 24.75% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 367 320
Bristol median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £189
90th Percentile £594 £538 £526
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 15
Bristol median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +48.94% +27.03%
10th Percentile £18.65 £11.85 £11.88
90th Percentile £52.75 £48.25 £54.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.27 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.07% +26.97% -6.81%

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 22 February 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 19 (39.58%) Cisco
1 19 (39.58%) Migration
2 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Windows
4 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
5 11 (22.92%) Firewall
6 10 (20.83%) Wireless
6 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 9 (18.75%) F5
7 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
7 9 (18.75%) LAN
7 9 (18.75%) WAN
8 8 (16.67%) Linux
8 8 (16.67%) ITIL
8 8 (16.67%) Juniper
8 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 8 (16.67%) Service Design
9 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.50%) Dell
10 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.50%) Service Management
10 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 6 (12.50%) Network Design

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 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Azure
2 4 (8.33%) AWS
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
3 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) Wireless
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (18.75%) LAN
3 9 (18.75%) WAN
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (12.50%) Skype
4 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.42%) VPN
6 4 (8.33%) DHCP
6 4 (8.33%) DNS
6 4 (8.33%) FabricPath
6 4 (8.33%) OSPF
6 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (6.25%) BGP
7 3 (6.25%) DAB
7 3 (6.25%) Network Security
7 3 (6.25%) SAN
8 2 (4.17%) PSTN
8 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2017
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Designer
2 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL Service Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Designer
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.17%) CESG
2 2 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 8 (16.67%) Service Design
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (12.50%) Network Design
4 6 (12.50%) Service Management
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.42%) Security Hardening
6 4 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.33%) High Availability
6 4 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 3 (6.25%) Business Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.33%) CCNP
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.25%) CCDP
5 3 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (6.25%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.17%) CISMP
6 2 (4.17%) ISEB
6 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CISM
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 31000
1 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) Docker
5 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.17%) vSphere
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) vCenter Server
1 3 (6.25%) vRealize
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Icinga
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.75%) F5
4 8 (16.67%) Juniper
5 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.50%) Dell
7 4 (8.33%) Aruba
7 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix
7 4 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (6.25%) Brocade
8 3 (6.25%) IronPort
8 3 (6.25%) McAfee
8 3 (6.25%) SAP
9 2 (4.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.08%) BT
10 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto