Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 97 51
Rank change year-on-year +40 -46 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 60 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.32% 1.82% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.93% 7.17% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 29
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £323 £295
90th Percentile £488 £500 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £23.38
% change year-on-year +94.44% -22.99% -1.58%

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 549 572 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 30.37% 25.39% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 288 292
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.36% +11.53%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 22
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.43 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £12.62 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.00 £42.50 £26.11
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.16
% change year-on-year +81.39% -8.79% +16.72%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 46 £388 -8.82% 10
High Wycombe -1 3 £369 -
Aylesbury - 1 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (40.00%) ITIL
3 22 (36.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (35.00%) VMware
5 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (28.33%) DV Cleared
6 17 (28.33%) ITIL V3
6 17 (28.33%) Virtual Environments
7 16 (26.67%) CCNP
7 16 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (23.33%) Cisco
9 14 (23.33%) Windows
9 14 (23.33%) Change Management
10 13 (21.67%) Firewall
11 12 (20.00%) LAN
11 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.33%) WAN
12 11 (18.33%) MCSE
12 11 (18.33%) ITSM
12 11 (18.33%) Service Management
13 10 (16.67%) Patch Management
13 10 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (15.00%) Server Building
14 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (15.00%) F5
14 9 (15.00%) SCCM
14 9 (15.00%) vSphere
14 9 (15.00%) PowerShell

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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) Firewall
2 12 (20.00%) LAN
3 11 (18.33%) WAN
4 9 (15.00%) BGP
5 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) BIG-IP
6 7 (11.67%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (11.67%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (11.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (11.67%) Internet
6 7 (11.67%) IPsec
6 7 (11.67%) SSL
6 7 (11.67%) Telepresence
7 6 (10.00%) SAN
7 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (8.33%) Unified Communications
9 3 (5.00%) DHCP
9 3 (5.00%) Network Security
10 2 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (8.33%) Administrator
2 5 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (8.33%) Data Centre Technician
3 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 3 (5.00%) Data Technician
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Network Support
4 3 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (3.33%) Network Services Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Clustering
3 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.00%) Unix
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) ITIL
2 17 (28.33%) ITIL V3
2 17 (28.33%) Virtual Environments
3 14 (23.33%) Change Management
4 11 (18.33%) ITSM
4 11 (18.33%) Service Management
5 10 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 10 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (15.00%) Migration
6 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (15.00%) Server Building
7 8 (13.33%) Server Management
7 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (11.67%) Network Management
9 6 (10.00%) Task Automation
10 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (28.33%) DV Cleared
4 16 (26.67%) CCNP
4 16 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (18.33%) MCSE
7 7 (11.67%) CISSP
8 6 (10.00%) CISM
8 6 (10.00%) CISMP
8 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (8.33%) CCNA
9 5 (8.33%) VCAP
9 5 (8.33%) VCP5
10 4 (6.67%) CCA
10 4 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (6.67%) MCTS
10 4 (6.67%) VCP4
11 3 (5.00%) ISEB
11 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (15.00%) vSphere
3 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.67%) vCloud
5 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.67%) XenServer
6 2 (3.33%) XenApp
6 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 7 (11.67%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 4 (6.67%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.33%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.33%) Control-M
5 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.33%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) VMware
2 14 (23.33%) Cisco
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.00%) F5
5 7 (11.67%) Aruba
5 7 (11.67%) Citrix
5 7 (11.67%) Juniper
5 7 (11.67%) Palo Alto
6 5 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.00%) HP
7 3 (5.00%) NetApp
7 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.33%) BMC
8 2 (3.33%) CA
8 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
8 2 (3.33%) Intel
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle
8 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.67%) SAP