Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 61 70
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 20 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.42% 1.93% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.87% 6.77% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 37
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -30.77% +73.33%
10th Percentile £267 £287 £225
90th Percentile £465 £575 £700
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £35.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -49.29% +62.60% -28.25%

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 411 325 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.13% 28.48% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 152 194
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% +12.78%
10th Percentile £207 £103 £205
90th Percentile £538 £488 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.10 £11.33 £13.75
90th Percentile £50.45 £47.50 £56.75
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £32.27 £22.00
% change year-on-year +14.66% +46.68% -1.12%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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
Peterborough -8 11 £331 -26.39% 1
Cambridge -11 8 £325 -18.75% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £600 - 1
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) CCNP
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) VPN

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 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) VPLS
5 1 (5.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Server Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Server Support
2 4 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Azure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Kanban
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Presales
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Service Design
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCDA
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) CommVault
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Meraki
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas