Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 78 62
Rank change year-on-year -19 -16 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 30 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.45% 1.79% 2.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.03% 6.73% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 35
Bristol median daily rate £390 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -28.00%
10th Percentile £353 £300 £257
90th Percentile £438 £433 £427
South West median daily rate £413 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -0.60% +10.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Bristol median hourly rate £44.75 - £24.50
10th Percentile £37.75 - £22.10
90th Percentile £47.00 - £30.10
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +32.14% +42.86% +40.04%

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 597 505 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.77% 26.64% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 335 438
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £273 £219 £231
90th Percentile £525 £538 £564
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 26
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -38.78% +40.00%
10th Percentile £15.48 £12.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.38 £49.75 £44.25
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £28.80
% change year-on-year +7.59% +37.15% -26.15%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 15 (50.00%) Migration
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) VPN
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (26.67%) Microservices
7 8 (26.67%) Kubernetes
7 8 (26.67%) DevOps
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 8 (26.67%) Docker
7 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Cisco
8 7 (23.33%) DNS
8 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
8 7 (23.33%) Server Management
9 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) VMware
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (16.67%) BGP
10 5 (16.67%) CCNA
10 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
10 5 (16.67%) Programme Management

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 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) VPN
3 7 (23.33%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) BGP
5 4 (13.33%) OSPF
6 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 2 (6.67%) ADSL
7 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.67%) Junos
7 2 (6.67%) LAN
7 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.67%) VRRP
7 2 (6.67%) WAN
7 2 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) FCoE
8 1 (3.33%) NAS
8 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
1 3 (10.00%) React
1 3 (10.00%) RESTful
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
1 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (26.67%) DevOps
3 8 (26.67%) Microservices
3 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
4 7 (23.33%) Server Management
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.67%) NsoIT
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Statistics
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.67%) Adaptive Security
8 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.67%) CCNA
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.00%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) APMP
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) HNC
5 1 (3.33%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) MCT
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Docker
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 5 (16.67%) vCenter Server
3 3 (10.00%) Puppet
4 2 (6.67%) Ansible
4 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Brocade
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
5 2 (6.67%) Meraki
5 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) Sophos
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) CommVault
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) Siemens
6 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard