Period
to 14 September 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 14 September 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
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 57 81
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 44 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.01% 3.05% 2.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.40% 11.03% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 29
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £170 £275 £318
90th Percentile £543 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £439 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £13.50 £11.50 £15.80
South East median hourly rate £77.50 £42.42 £17.00
% change year-on-year +82.70% +149.53% -28.42%

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 423 526 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.97% 27.68% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 287 276
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £431 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +2.89% -4.01%
10th Percentile £228 £230 £225
90th Percentile £566 £550 £544
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -9.86% +26.79%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.70 £14.34
90th Percentile £41.20 £39.00 £32.15
South East median hourly rate £31.42 £22.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year +42.83% +14.02% -15.19%

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 14 September 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
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 14 September 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 +12 34 £412 -3.06% 8
High Wycombe -3 4 £475 +26.67% 1
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 14 September 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 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Patch Management
2 12 (27.27%) Server Building
3 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) VMware
4 10 (22.73%) Migration
5 9 (20.45%) Clustering
5 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.45%) LAN
5 9 (20.45%) Unix
6 8 (18.18%) Linux
6 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 8 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (18.18%) Task Automation
7 7 (15.91%) Server Management
7 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
7 7 (15.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (15.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (15.91%) F5
7 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco
7 7 (15.91%) WAN
8 6 (13.64%) McAfee
8 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
1 5 (11.36%) JBoss
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Azure
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) LAN
2 7 (15.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (15.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (15.91%) WAN
3 5 (11.36%) HTTP
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
4 4 (9.09%) Network Security
4 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) BGP
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) NX-OS
6 2 (4.55%) OSPF
6 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.27%) Skype
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) WebEx
7 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Data Centre Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Network Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) J2EE
1 5 (11.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 3 (6.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) e-Health
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Unix
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Android
5 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Patch Management
1 12 (27.27%) Server Building
2 10 (22.73%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) Task Automation
4 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
4 7 (15.91%) Server Management
5 5 (11.36%) Application Packaging
5 5 (11.36%) Critical Thinking
5 5 (11.36%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.09%) Change Control
6 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (6.82%) Network Design
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) Perl
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCA
4 3 (6.82%) CCIE
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) MCTS
4 3 (6.82%) VCAP
4 3 (6.82%) VCP4
4 3 (6.82%) VCP5
4 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.55%) APMP
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) HAZOP
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.09%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (6.82%) vCloud
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) SCVMM
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.82%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.27%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Linux-HA
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) F5
4 6 (13.64%) McAfee
5 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) Mercator
8 2 (4.55%) Google
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) BMC
9 1 (2.27%) Bomgar
9 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) Remedy