Period
to 21 February 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 21 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 61 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 51 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.80% 0.85% 2.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.61% 2.74% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 6
Croydon median daily rate £425 £431 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -6.76% +12.12%
10th Percentile £180 £408 £394
90th Percentile £844 £469 £506
South London median daily rate £365 £365 £450
% change year-on-year - -18.89% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - £37.10 -

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 307 146 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 28.88% 31.00% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 95 63
Croydon median daily rate £530 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.95% -1.76% +1.49%
10th Percentile £308 £153 £288
90th Percentile £688 £591 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Croydon median hourly rate - - £12.50
South London median hourly rate £26.31 £45.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -41.86% +223.21% -30.00%

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 21 February 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 21 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 18 (35.29%) Cisco
2 17 (33.33%) WAN
2 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 16 (31.37%) Firewall
4 15 (29.41%) Finance
4 15 (29.41%) LAN
4 15 (29.41%) Internet
4 15 (29.41%) BGP
4 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 13 (25.49%) VPN
6 12 (23.53%) SSL
7 11 (21.57%) CheckPoint
7 11 (21.57%) F5
8 10 (19.61%) MPLS
8 10 (19.61%) OSPF
9 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (17.65%) DNS
9 9 (17.65%) ITIL
9 9 (17.65%) Network Security
10 8 (15.69%) Citrix
10 8 (15.69%) Juniper
10 8 (15.69%) Wireless
11 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (13.73%) SAN
11 7 (13.73%) CCNA
11 7 (13.73%) CCIE
11 7 (13.73%) Linux
11 7 (13.73%) DHCP
11 7 (13.73%) Blue Coat
11 7 (13.73%) ProxySG

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 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) IaaS
2 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) WAN
2 16 (31.37%) Firewall
3 15 (29.41%) BGP
3 15 (29.41%) Internet
3 15 (29.41%) LAN
4 13 (25.49%) VPN
5 12 (23.53%) SSL
6 10 (19.61%) MPLS
6 10 (19.61%) OSPF
7 9 (17.65%) DNS
7 9 (17.65%) Network Security
8 8 (15.69%) Wireless
9 7 (13.73%) BIG-IP
9 7 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (13.73%) DHCP
9 7 (13.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (13.73%) SAN
9 7 (13.73%) VPLS
10 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (11.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Data Centre Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Architect
2 9 (17.65%) Cabling Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Tester
4 5 (9.80%) Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Information Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Security Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.92%) CISSP Architect
7 2 (3.92%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Cloud Native
2 5 (9.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) CentOS
3 1 (1.96%) OS/2
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (13.73%) Network Architecture
2 7 (13.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (9.80%) Defect Management
4 5 (9.80%) High Availability
4 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance
5 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
6 3 (5.88%) Network Design
7 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.73%) CCIE
4 7 (13.73%) CCNA
5 6 (11.76%) MCP
5 6 (11.76%) MCSE
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.84%) CISSP
7 3 (5.88%) CCNP
8 2 (3.92%) CCSA
8 2 (3.92%) CCSP
8 2 (3.92%) Degree
8 2 (3.92%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.96%) CCDP
9 1 (1.96%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (1.96%) CCIE Wireless
9 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PMO
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) ProxySG
2 6 (11.76%) Docker
2 6 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.84%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.88%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.92%) flannel
6 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.96%) iptables
6 1 (1.96%) KVM
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) XenApp
6 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.84%) vCenter Server
2 4 (7.84%) vMotion
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco
2 11 (21.57%) CheckPoint
2 11 (21.57%) F5
3 8 (15.69%) Citrix
3 8 (15.69%) Juniper
4 7 (13.73%) Blue Coat
4 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
5 5 (9.80%) Motorola
5 5 (9.80%) VMware
6 4 (7.84%) Arista
7 2 (3.92%) FireEye
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.92%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
8 1 (1.96%) Splunk
8 1 (1.96%) Tableau
8 1 (1.96%) Wyse