Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 57 72
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 44 67 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.12% 3.37% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.10% 10.93% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £342 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.27% -16.07% +1.88%
10th Percentile £221 £295 £313
90th Percentile £531 £484 £474
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.03% -58.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £15.10 £36.25
90th Percentile £11.50 £15.90 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £12.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% -70.73% +148.48%

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 543 613 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.22% 30.84% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 299 313
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £210 £225 £233
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 21
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.87 £15.75 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -2.11% +14.93%
10th Percentile £10.77 £11.06 £10.24
90th Percentile £48.00 £32.48 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +94.12% -29.17% +45.45%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 -30 37 £425 +21.43% 5
High Wycombe -2 1 £350 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) ITIL
3 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
4 14 (31.82%) VMware
5 12 (27.27%) LAN
5 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 11 (25.00%) WAN
7 10 (22.73%) Firewall
7 10 (22.73%) ITSM
8 9 (20.45%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (20.45%) Service Management
8 9 (20.45%) Unix
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (18.18%) CCNP
9 8 (18.18%) Linux
9 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 8 (18.18%) Change Management
9 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (18.18%) Migration
9 8 (18.18%) Retail
10 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 6 (13.64%) Cisco
11 6 (13.64%) DNS
11 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) LAN
2 11 (25.00%) WAN
3 10 (22.73%) Firewall
4 9 (20.45%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (13.64%) DNS
6 5 (11.36%) SAN
6 5 (11.36%) Unified Communications
6 5 (11.36%) VPN
7 3 (6.82%) BGP
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.82%) MPLS
7 3 (6.82%) Wireless
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.55%) SSL
9 1 (2.27%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 1 (2.27%) HSRP
9 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) OLTP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (11.36%) Architect
1 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (9.09%) Network Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre Technician
3 3 (6.82%) Network Services Manager
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Data Technician
4 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (4.55%) Server Migration Engineer
4 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) LAMP
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) SAML
1 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (4.55%) iPhone
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) HACMP
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) AIX
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.27%) DC/OS
7 1 (2.27%) MVS
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 10 (22.73%) ITSM
4 9 (20.45%) Service Management
5 8 (18.18%) Change Management
5 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
9 4 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 3 (6.82%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (18.18%) CCNP
4 6 (13.64%) DV Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) CISM
5 5 (11.36%) CISSP
5 5 (11.36%) MCSE
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.09%) CISMP
7 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.55%) MCP
8 1 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.27%) CCIE
8 1 (2.27%) CCIP
8 1 (2.27%) CCNA
8 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) SSCP
8 1 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.36%) vCloud
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.55%) Xen
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) GPFS
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) McAfee
4 3 (6.82%) NetApp
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (4.55%) Brocade
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) F5
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (4.55%) Infoblox
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.27%) Demandware
6 1 (2.27%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) SOTI