Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 78 68
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 54 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.83% 2.67% 2.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 9.87% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 28
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.32% -9.35% +4.94%
10th Percentile £275 £306 £301
90th Percentile £525 £494 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% - -
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £12.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +262.50% -49.47% -

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 540 598 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.26% 27.03% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 283 322
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £230
90th Percentile £550 £574 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.80 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.94% +16.07% -
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £37.85 £30.68 £36.75
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -21.74% +33.57%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +2 45 £425 +7.46% 6
High Wycombe -6 1 - - 3
Aylesbury - 1 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 26 (48.15%) ITIL
2 23 (42.59%) SC Cleared
2 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
3 19 (35.19%) ITIL V3
4 16 (29.63%) Windows
5 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (27.78%) Service Management
5 15 (27.78%) VMware
6 14 (25.93%) ITSM
6 14 (25.93%) CCNP
7 13 (24.07%) Firewall
7 13 (24.07%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (22.22%) WAN
8 12 (22.22%) LAN
8 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
10 10 (18.52%) Change Management
10 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
11 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (14.81%) Unix
12 8 (14.81%) Linux
12 8 (14.81%) Cisco
12 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity

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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) LAN
2 12 (22.22%) WAN
3 8 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (12.96%) BGP
5 6 (11.11%) SSL
5 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.26%) DNS
6 5 (9.26%) SAN
7 4 (7.41%) BIG-IP
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (7.41%) Internet
7 4 (7.41%) IPsec
7 4 (7.41%) Telepresence
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (5.56%) MPLS
8 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) GIS
2 1 (1.85%) OLTP
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (12.96%) Retail
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre Technician
4 4 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Data Technician
5 3 (5.56%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Data Centre Operator
6 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Network Support
6 2 (3.70%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) SAML
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) HACMP
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) AIX
6 2 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) ITIL
2 19 (35.19%) ITIL V3
3 15 (27.78%) Service Management
4 14 (25.93%) ITSM
5 13 (24.07%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
7 10 (18.52%) Change Management
7 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
8 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (12.96%) Migration
11 5 (9.26%) Decision-Making
12 4 (7.41%) Converged Infrastructure
12 4 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
12 4 (7.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) SC Cleared
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (25.93%) CCNP
4 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) CISM
5 7 (12.96%) CISSP
5 7 (12.96%) MCSE
5 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (11.11%) CISMP
7 3 (5.56%) CCNA
8 2 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) CCIE
9 1 (1.85%) CCIP
9 1 (1.85%) MCP
9 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.85%) PMP
9 1 (1.85%) SSCP
9 1 (1.85%) VCAP
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) vCloud
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) Docker
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.85%) GPFS
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) Control-M
2 2 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) VMware
2 8 (14.81%) Cisco
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) F5
4 5 (9.26%) Juniper
4 5 (9.26%) NetApp
4 5 (9.26%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.41%) Aruba
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) SAP
7 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.70%) BMC
7 2 (3.70%) CA
7 2 (3.70%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.85%) Brocade
8 1 (1.85%) Netezza