Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 67 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 32 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.86% 1.90% 3.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.17% 6.63% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 16
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% - +21.74%
10th Percentile £275 £184 £242
90th Percentile £538 £496 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £32.50 £14.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £16.17 £36.00
% change year-on-year +85.53% -55.08% -10.00%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 349 347 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.24% 28.61% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 176 204
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.80% -4.60% +15.38%
10th Percentile £250 £190 £174
90th Percentile £575 £513 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 43 17
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.12% +4.76% -21.28%
10th Percentile £12.93 £10.86 £10.05
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.20 £45.30
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% -7.89% -36.67%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Cambridgeshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Centre in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Cambridgeshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Cambridgeshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor 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 19 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
Cambridge +11 21 £415 +115.58% 7
Peterborough -7 8 £475 +31.03% 3
St Neots +3 2 £415 -
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 13 (40.63%) Python
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (34.38%) Migration
4 10 (31.25%) Change Management
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) CCNP
6 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (25.00%) Arista
7 7 (21.88%) Open Source
7 7 (21.88%) Docker
7 7 (21.88%) Rancher
7 7 (21.88%) Firewall
7 7 (21.88%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) Perl
7 7 (21.88%) PHP
8 6 (18.75%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) IPv6
8 6 (18.75%) BGP
8 6 (18.75%) VXLAN
8 6 (18.75%) Ansible
9 5 (15.63%) Wireless
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) LAN
9 5 (15.63%) WAN
9 5 (15.63%) MySQL
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) BGP
2 6 (18.75%) IPv6
2 6 (18.75%) VXLAN
3 5 (15.63%) LAN
3 5 (15.63%) WAN
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Administrator
2 8 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Network Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Web Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Architect
7 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) Ajax
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) XHTML
2 4 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.25%) CMDB
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 10 (31.25%) Change Management
3 7 (21.88%) Open Source
4 5 (15.63%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (15.63%) Server Management
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security
8 1 (3.13%) Operations Management
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) Perl
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CCIE
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Rancher
2 6 (18.75%) Ansible
3 3 (9.38%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (3.13%) MOM
4 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) Arista
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 4 (12.50%) ShoreTel
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Aruba
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Polycom
7 1 (3.13%) SAP