Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 59 80
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 17 43 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.20% 2.90% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.13% 9.73% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 42
Median daily rate £400 £411 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -1.79% +22.62%
10th Percentile £200 £288 £225
90th Percentile £539 £603 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +240.91% -26.67%
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £47.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -55.79% +58.33% +150.00%

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 209 442 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.00% 29.78% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 235 314
Median daily rate £400 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £181 £206 £207
90th Percentile £541 £560 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.91% +23.68% +24.59%
10th Percentile £12.98 £13.30 £10.55
90th Percentile £41.40 £48.75 £46.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £18.63 £30.00
% change year-on-year +66.44% -37.92% +81.82%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Buckinghamshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in Buckinghamshire

Data Centre
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Buckinghamshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Hourly rate trend 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 5 June 2020. 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 +9 11 £400 -3.03% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £438 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Workflow
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) Confluence
5 3 (17.65%) Azure
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) Rundeck
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) CA
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi

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 (17.65%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Azure
2 1 (5.88%) AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) Extranet
5 1 (5.88%) Intranet
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) TACACS
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
1 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Architect
1 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
1 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (11.76%) Monitoring Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) EJB
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) e-Health
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (23.53%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (11.76%) Rundeck
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) Mitel
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) Capita
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas