Period
to 4 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 42 53
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 14 3 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.96% 0.90% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.18% 2.11% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Median daily rate £390 £533 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.76% +6.50% +53.37%
10th Percentile £310 £469 £465
90th Percentile £448 £610 £595
Northern Ireland median daily rate £390 £383 £500
% change year-on-year +1.96% -23.50% +53.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 County Antrim with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77 142 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 32.77% 42.77% 48.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 84 167
Median daily rate £395 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £178 £310 £285
90th Percentile £495 £484 £550
Northern Ireland median daily rate £390 £400 £445
% change year-on-year -2.50% -10.11% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -46.67% +130.77%
10th Percentile £17.55 £12.75 £20.40
90th Percentile £19.25 £102.81 £37.00
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +15.63% -17.95% +50.00%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in County Antrim

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in County Antrim.

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in County Antrim

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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
Belfast +23 14 £390 -26.76%
Data Centre
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) CCDA
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
2 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
2 5 (35.71%) VXLAN
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (28.57%) vCloud
3 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) PlateSpin
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 2 (14.29%) Hitachi

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VXLAN
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCDA
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) vCloud
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
2 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
3 4 (28.57%) PlateSpin
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Brocade
4 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas