Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 25 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.09% 1.85% 1.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.46% 6.19% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 13
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.83% -36.11% -30.77%
10th Percentile £311 £184 £204
90th Percentile £485 £410 £560
East of England median daily rate £425 £363 £388
% change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% -8.82%
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 £32.50 £14.84 £32.81
% change year-on-year +119.00% -54.76% +15.65%

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 387 420 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.41% 29.85% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 222 177
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £435 £351 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.11% -2.64% -1.37%
10th Percentile £285 £192 £116
90th Percentile £588 £511 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 22
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.77% -18.75% +72.04%
10th Percentile £15.30 £13.25 £14.42
90th Percentile £52.00 £49.25 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year - -38.71% +34.78%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -3 16 £415 +72.92% 5
Peterborough +7 3 £450 +53.85% 1
St Neots - 2 £415 -
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Change Management
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (32.00%) BGP
3 8 (32.00%) VXLAN
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Arista
5 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) Ansible
6 5 (20.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Wireless
7 4 (16.00%) IPv6
7 4 (16.00%) CCIE
7 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (16.00%) Incident Management

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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Office 365
4 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) BGP
1 8 (32.00%) VXLAN
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) IPv6
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) Wireless
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) HTTP
4 3 (12.00%) SSL
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Network Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Site Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) XHTML
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Change Management
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Database Optimisation
5 3 (12.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CCNP
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Rancher
2 2 (8.00%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Arista
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.00%) ShoreTel
5 2 (8.00%) Google
5 2 (8.00%) New Relic
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Zerto