Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 84 95
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 -38
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 14 37 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 1.46% 1.96% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.19% 8.55% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 5
Median daily rate £575 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £298 £256 £305
90th Percentile £600 £619 £495
South West median daily rate £490 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +15.29% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.61% +141.89%
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 £43.63
% change year-on-year - +3.15% +135.81%

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 226 433 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 23.54% 22.96% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 279 292
Median daily rate £469 £420 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% +3.07% +4.49%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £268
90th Percentile £610 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £465 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +9.47% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 17
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.17 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.45% +2.43% +98.41%
10th Percentile £27.13 £9.41 £15.29
90th Percentile £55.00 £51.05 £47.20
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% - +4.29%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Bristol

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in Bristol

Data Centre
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Bristol over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Bristol

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
3 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Brocade
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) DAB
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) CCDP
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) Office 365
4 4 (28.57%) Azure
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Veeam
5 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) AWS
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) BGP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (35.71%) DAB
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) OSPF
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
1 5 (35.71%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Designer
1 5 (35.71%) Network Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Test Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CCDP
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Brocade
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) Juniper
2 3 (21.43%) Veeam
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft