Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 58 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 26 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.03% 1.89% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.27% 6.67% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 24
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £419 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -35.58% +48.57%
10th Percentile £140 £302 £215
90th Percentile £475 £465 £700
East of England median daily rate £418 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +11.33% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £21.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.00% -
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £32.31 £34.00
% change year-on-year -36.70% -4.99% +41.67%

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 415 300 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.40% 28.41% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 131 181
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £103 £204
90th Percentile £550 £513 £575
East of England median daily rate £419 £350 £398
% change year-on-year +19.64% -11.95% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 38
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £14.48 £11.32 £15.46
90th Percentile £49.85 £47.50 £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £26.50 £32.95 £22.38
% change year-on-year -19.58% +47.26% +19.33%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -10 13 £358 -10.63% 15
Peterborough +1 12 £450 - 3
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) LAN
3 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
4 7 (26.92%) Wireless
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) VXLAN
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (23.08%) Meraki
5 6 (23.08%) Presales
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 6 (23.08%) VPLS
5 6 (23.08%) MPLS
5 6 (23.08%) OSPF
5 6 (23.08%) BGP
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 5 (19.23%) CCNP
6 5 (19.23%) CCDA
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (26.92%) Wireless
3 6 (23.08%) BGP
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (23.08%) MPLS
3 6 (23.08%) OSPF
3 6 (23.08%) VPLS
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 6 (23.08%) VXLAN
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall
7 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.85%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Support
3 3 (11.54%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Server Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Server Support
3 3 (11.54%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) XHTML
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Presales
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Kanban
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) Perl
1 1 (3.85%) PHP
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CCDA
1 5 (19.23%) CCNP
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (3.85%) Rancher
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Meraki
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) EMC
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Arista
5 1 (3.85%) Aruba
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Huawei
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec