Period
to 25 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 25 May 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 79 55
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24 +20
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 41 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.75% 2.20% 3.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% 8.66% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 36
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £425 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +24.27% -15.56%
10th Percentile £285 £217 £295
90th Percentile £640 £530 £484
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +240.91% -29.03% -58.67%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £60.60 £11.50 £15.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +150.00% -70.73%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 451 531 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 30.21% 25.39% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 291
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £206 £209 £225
90th Percentile £559 £538 £544
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 21 17
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £13.94 £10.75 £11.06
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £32.55
South East median hourly rate £18.10 £26.87 £16.50
% change year-on-year -32.64% +62.82% -29.79%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Buckinghamshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Buckinghamshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Buckinghamshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Buckinghamshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Centre in Buckinghamshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +24 36 £411 -3.24% 2
Aylesbury - 2 £390 - 1
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Migration
3 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) LAN
5 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 8 (19.51%) Windows
6 8 (19.51%) WAN
7 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
7 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
8 6 (14.63%) Clustering
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (14.63%) Unified Communications
8 6 (14.63%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (14.63%) Server Management
9 5 (12.20%) Office 365
9 5 (12.20%) Patch Management
9 5 (12.20%) Server Building
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.20%) SCCM
9 5 (12.20%) Network Security
10 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (9.76%) vSphere

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
3 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) LAN
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) Unified Communications
4 5 (12.20%) Network Security
5 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) SAN
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall
6 3 (7.32%) MPLS
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) BGP
7 2 (4.88%) DNS
7 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.88%) NX-OS
7 2 (4.88%) OSPF
7 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.88%) Skype
7 2 (4.88%) VoIP
7 2 (4.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) ScriptRunner
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Operator
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (4.88%) e-Health
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) IVR
5 1 (2.44%) BYOD
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) Server Management
3 5 (12.20%) Patch Management
3 5 (12.20%) Server Building
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Network Design
5 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Task Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (4.88%) Content Development
6 2 (4.88%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) CCNP
5 3 (7.32%) CCA
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MCTS
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.32%) VCAP
5 3 (7.32%) VCP4
5 3 (7.32%) VCP5
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.88%) APMP
6 2 (4.88%) CCIE
6 2 (4.88%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.44%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) HAZOP
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.63%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
5 4 (9.76%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (7.32%) vCloud
7 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.32%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) SCVMM
2 3 (7.32%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) SnapMirror
3 1 (2.44%) SnapVault
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) F5
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) Veeam
7 2 (4.88%) Avaya
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) Google
8 1 (2.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.44%) BMC
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) GUPTA
8 1 (2.44%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat