Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 68 46
Rank change year-on-year +24 -22 +30
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 35 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.35% 1.32% 3.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.70% 4.84% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 18
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £416 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +30.77% +15.04%
10th Percentile £138 £302 £174
90th Percentile £494 £495 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £21.23 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year -39.36% -39.13% +50.33%

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 361 289 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 34.55% 27.29% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 145 190
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £423 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -8.20% +12.96%
10th Percentile £235 £205 £203
90th Percentile £575 £523 £539
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £26.50 £35.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.82% -6.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.52 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £59.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -32.52% +57.89% -30.91%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +16 21 £400 +11.50% 7
Peterborough +2 12 £450 -7.69% 4
St Neots +3 1 £415 -
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (31.43%) BGP
3 11 (31.43%) CCNP
3 11 (31.43%) VXLAN
4 10 (28.57%) Python
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (22.86%) Wireless
5 8 (22.86%) Windows
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 8 (22.86%) LAN
6 7 (20.00%) Migration
6 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (17.14%) Meraki
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (17.14%) VPLS
7 6 (17.14%) Change Management
7 6 (17.14%) VMware
7 6 (17.14%) MPLS
7 6 (17.14%) OSPF
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) VPN
7 6 (17.14%) Arista
7 6 (17.14%) Presales
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 5 (14.29%) Rancher

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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) BGP
1 11 (31.43%) VXLAN
2 8 (22.86%) LAN
2 8 (22.86%) Wireless
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Firepower
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (17.14%) MPLS
3 6 (17.14%) OSPF
3 6 (17.14%) VPLS
3 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) IPv6
5 4 (11.43%) SAN
6 3 (8.57%) Firewall
7 2 (5.71%) Skype
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) WAN
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
8 1 (2.86%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Web Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Writer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) Ajax
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) XHTML
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Change Management
2 6 (17.14%) Presales
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.71%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design
7 1 (2.86%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) Perl
2 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) CCDA
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CCDP
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
2 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Ansible
1 5 (14.29%) Rancher
2 2 (5.71%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (5.71%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (2.86%) MOM
3 1 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (17.14%) Arista
2 6 (17.14%) Meraki
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) EMC
4 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Aruba
5 2 (5.71%) ShoreTel
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Huawei
6 1 (2.86%) Polycom
6 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.86%) SAP