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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 25 June 2022 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 48 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 12 3 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.49% 0.58% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.74% 2.54% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 7
10th Percentile £400 £438 £239
25th Percentile £428 £456 £299
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +30.72%
75th Percentile £563 £606 £600
90th Percentile £625 £633 -
East of England median daily rate £500 £425 £368
% change year-on-year +17.65% +15.65% -22.63%

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 209 118 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.90% 22.78% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 81 82
10th Percentile £210 £140 £251
25th Percentile £413 £313 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £525
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -23.81% +23.53%
75th Percentile £600 £494 £597
90th Percentile £700 £588 £650
East of England median daily rate £495 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +32.00% -16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 5
10th Percentile £13.95 £12.15 £13.45
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.95 £15.25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.61 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.65% +7.13% +1.19%
75th Percentile £16.11 £45.61 £21.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.00 £37.65
East of England median hourly rate £30.96 £30.00 £23.89
% change year-on-year +3.20% +25.59% +54.11%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Cambridgeshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in Cambridgeshire

Data Centre
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Cambridgeshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Cambridgeshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge -6 6 £425 -29.17% 5
Peterborough -20 5 £500 +11.11%
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Agile
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (25.00%) LDAP
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Value Proposition
4 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (16.67%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (8.33%) ExtremeXOS
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) SD-WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile
1 3 (25.00%) Coaching
1 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Innovative Thinking
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Value Proposition
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PhD
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) NIST
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Observium
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds