Period
to 17 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 17 August 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 54 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 79 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.54% 3.45% 3.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.57% 10.32% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 9 19
Croydon median daily rate £500 £180 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +177.78% -60.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £139 £320
90th Percentile £724 £400 £515
South London median daily rate £500 £275 £450
% change year-on-year +81.82% -38.89% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate - £165.00 -
South London median hourly rate - £107.10 -

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 Croydon with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 384 155 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 31.79% 33.41% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 99 124
Croydon median daily rate £550 £493 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.68% +15.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £324 £295 £231
90th Percentile £700 £671 £553
South London median daily rate £525 £478 £418
% change year-on-year +9.95% +14.37% +19.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Croydon median hourly rate £19.00 £165.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -88.48% +573.47% -11.81%
10th Percentile £18.50 £157.50 £18.22
90th Percentile £19.50 £172.50 £95.00
South London median hourly rate £36.50 £47.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -22.34% +74.07% -2.81%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Croydon

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Centre in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Croydon

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Croydon over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Croydon

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 46 (58.23%) Security Cleared
2 45 (56.96%) SC Cleared
3 27 (34.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (32.91%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (31.65%) ITIL
5 25 (31.65%) Firewall
6 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (22.78%) Degree
7 17 (21.52%) Citrix
8 16 (20.25%) Windows
9 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (18.99%) Protective Monitoring
10 13 (16.46%) DevOps
10 13 (16.46%) Finance
10 13 (16.46%) Migration
10 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
11 12 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (15.19%) DNS
11 12 (15.19%) Docker
11 12 (15.19%) Kubernetes
11 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
12 11 (13.92%) WAN
12 11 (13.92%) SAN
12 11 (13.92%) Cisco
12 11 (13.92%) CCNA
13 10 (12.66%) CISSP
13 10 (12.66%) CCNP
13 10 (12.66%) Project Management
13 10 (12.66%) CISMP
13 10 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (32.91%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.86%) Office 365
4 6 (7.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) Firewall
2 12 (15.19%) DNS
3 11 (13.92%) SAN
3 11 (13.92%) WAN
4 9 (11.39%) NAS
4 9 (11.39%) VPN
5 8 (10.13%) DHCP
5 8 (10.13%) MPLS
6 7 (8.86%) LAN
6 7 (8.86%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (8.86%) VSAN
6 7 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (7.59%) NetScaler
8 5 (6.33%) Network Security
9 4 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.80%) Internet
11 2 (2.53%) BGP
11 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.53%) OSPF
11 2 (2.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Big Data
1 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.80%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) JIRA
1 5 (6.33%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Architect
2 10 (12.66%) Data Centre Manager
3 9 (11.39%) Security Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Information Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Programme Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Data Centre Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.80%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) Kafka
2 2 (2.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.13%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.80%) PKI
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.27%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.06%) Unix
5 3 (3.80%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) ITIL
2 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Protective Monitoring
3 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.46%) DevOps
4 13 (16.46%) Migration
5 12 (15.19%) Load Balancing
6 10 (12.66%) Information Assurance
6 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 9 (11.39%) Defect Management
7 9 (11.39%) Information Security
7 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
7 9 (11.39%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (10.13%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (10.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Test Planning
9 7 (8.86%) Service Management
9 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (58.23%) Security Cleared
2 45 (56.96%) SC Cleared
3 18 (22.78%) Degree
4 12 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (13.92%) CCNA
6 10 (12.66%) CCNP
6 10 (12.66%) CESG Certified Professional
6 10 (12.66%) CISMP
6 10 (12.66%) CISSP
7 7 (8.86%) CCIE
8 6 (7.59%) CCIE Data Center
9 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.27%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (3.80%) GDPR
4 2 (2.53%) QA
4 2 (2.53%) SLA
5 1 (1.27%) COBIT
5 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Docker
2 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (8.86%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (8.86%) vSphere
4 7 (8.86%) XenApp
4 7 (8.86%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.59%) VMware NSX
6 5 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.53%) NFS
8 1 (1.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Kubernetes
2 8 (10.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Citrix
2 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) Cisco
4 9 (11.39%) VMware
5 8 (10.13%) Google
6 7 (8.86%) Ivanti
7 6 (7.59%) Wyse
8 3 (3.80%) Progress
9 2 (2.53%) AlienVault
9 2 (2.53%) EMC
9 2 (2.53%) NetApp
10 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.27%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.27%) F5
10 1 (1.27%) FireEye
10 1 (1.27%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.27%) Juniper
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle
10 1 (1.27%) Palo Alto