Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 105 51
Rank change year-on-year +33 -54 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 41 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.45% 1.39% 3.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.82% 6.04% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 33
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +25.00% -22.16%
10th Percentile £350 £332 £230
90th Percentile £490 £500 £498
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £11.50
10th Percentile £10.90 - £11.25
90th Percentile £32.70 - £11.75
South East median hourly rate £19.25 £20.33 £23.75
% change year-on-year -5.30% -14.41% -20.83%

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 524 546 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.34% 22.98% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 289 282
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £232 £210 £221
90th Percentile £575 £532 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 27
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% +6.40%
10th Percentile £13.62 £12.60 £9.74
90th Percentile £43.08 £52.25 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £19.48 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -7.23% +10.35%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 +23 31 £388 -13.89% 8
High Wycombe - 3 £369 -
Aylesbury - 1 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 20 (48.78%) VMware
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (39.02%) Cisco
4 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
5 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (34.15%) SCCM
5 14 (34.15%) Patch Management
6 13 (31.71%) Server Building
6 13 (31.71%) Windows
7 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
7 12 (29.27%) DV Cleared
8 11 (26.83%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (26.83%) Server Management
8 11 (26.83%) Firewall
8 11 (26.83%) CCNP
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (24.39%) LAN
9 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
9 10 (24.39%) vSphere
10 9 (21.95%) Unified Communications
10 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
10 9 (21.95%) Task Automation
10 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
10 9 (21.95%) WAN
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
10 9 (21.95%) Migration
11 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (19.51%) Linux
11 8 (19.51%) MCSE

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%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) LAN
3 9 (21.95%) Unified Communications
3 9 (21.95%) WAN
4 8 (19.51%) Internet
4 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.07%) BGP
5 7 (17.07%) BIG-IP
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (17.07%) IPsec
5 7 (17.07%) SSL
5 7 (17.07%) Telepresence
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.32%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) Network Security
7 3 (7.32%) SAN
8 2 (4.88%) Broadband
8 2 (4.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (14.63%) Administrator
2 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Network Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Wintel Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Support
4 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) BYOD
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Unix
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Solaris
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Patch Management
2 13 (31.71%) Server Building
3 11 (26.83%) Server Management
4 9 (21.95%) Migration
4 9 (21.95%) Task Automation
5 8 (19.51%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) Network Management
7 6 (14.63%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
9 3 (7.32%) Change Control
9 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.32%) SDLC
9 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.32%) System Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) PowerShell
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (29.27%) DV Cleared
4 11 (26.83%) CCNP
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) MCSE
6 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (17.07%) VCAP
7 7 (17.07%) VCP5
8 6 (14.63%) CCA
8 6 (14.63%) CCNA
8 6 (14.63%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (14.63%) MCTS
8 6 (14.63%) VCP4
9 3 (7.32%) ISEB
9 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
9 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (7.32%) MCP
9 3 (7.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Government Security Classifications
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (26.83%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
3 10 (24.39%) vSphere
4 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
5 6 (14.63%) vCloud
5 6 (14.63%) XenServer
6 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.88%) XenApp
7 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (17.07%) SCVMM
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (14.63%) vCenter Server
4 3 (7.32%) AirWatch
4 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (4.88%) Control-M
5 2 (4.88%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) Cisco
3 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) Aruba
5 7 (17.07%) F5
5 7 (17.07%) Juniper
5 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
6 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) NetApp
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle
7 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.88%) Brocade
8 2 (4.88%) CA
8 2 (4.88%) Intel
9 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.44%) BMC
9 1 (2.44%) McAfee