Period
to 20 May 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 20 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 39 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 86 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.56% 2.48% 2.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.15% 7.50% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 3 14
Croydon median daily rate £475 £413 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -7.04% -1.39%
10th Percentile £207 £401 £335
90th Percentile £761 £464 £564
South London median daily rate £463 £406 £444
% change year-on-year +13.85% -8.45% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - £49.19 -

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 342 120 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 30.05% 33.06% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 74 103
Croydon median daily rate £550 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% +11.48%
10th Percentile £300 £190 £221
90th Percentile £724 £563 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £396
% change year-on-year +17.65% +7.26% +17.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Croydon median hourly rate £19.00 - £21.00
South London median hourly rate £43.92 £47.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.56% +123.81% -16.00%

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 20 May 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 20 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 41 (47.67%) Security Cleared
2 39 (45.35%) SC Cleared
3 28 (32.56%) Firewall
4 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (24.42%) ITIL
6 20 (23.26%) WAN
7 19 (22.09%) Finance
7 19 (22.09%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (19.77%) MPLS
9 16 (18.60%) Citrix
9 16 (18.60%) Windows
9 16 (18.60%) Linux
9 16 (18.60%) LAN
9 16 (18.60%) VPN
10 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (16.28%) Degree
11 14 (16.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 13 (15.12%) DNS
12 13 (15.12%) Cisco
12 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.95%) SAN
13 12 (13.95%) Network Architecture
13 12 (13.95%) Defect Management
13 12 (13.95%) Test Planning
14 11 (12.79%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (12.79%) Internet
14 11 (12.79%) CCNA

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 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (22.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.30%) Office 365
4 6 (6.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) Firewall
2 20 (23.26%) WAN
3 17 (19.77%) MPLS
4 16 (18.60%) LAN
4 16 (18.60%) VPN
5 13 (15.12%) DNS
6 12 (13.95%) SAN
7 11 (12.79%) Internet
8 10 (11.63%) BGP
8 10 (11.63%) OSPF
9 9 (10.47%) DHCP
9 9 (10.47%) NAS
9 9 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (9.30%) SSL
11 7 (8.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (8.14%) VPLS
11 7 (8.14%) VSAN
12 6 (6.98%) DMZ
12 6 (6.98%) NetScaler
12 6 (6.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.16%) HBase
1 1 (1.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) JIRA
2 4 (4.65%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Architect
2 9 (10.47%) Data Centre Manager
2 9 (10.47%) Network Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Data Centre Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (8.14%) Programme Manager
4 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Cabling Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Consultant
5 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Tester
5 5 (5.81%) Tester
6 4 (4.65%) Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Information Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Security Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) Kafka
1 1 (1.16%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.98%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) CoreOS
4 1 (1.16%) OS/2
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.95%) Defect Management
4 12 (13.95%) Network Architecture
4 12 (13.95%) Test Planning
5 10 (11.63%) Migration
5 10 (11.63%) Protective Monitoring
6 9 (10.47%) DevOps
6 9 (10.47%) Information Assurance
7 8 (9.30%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.30%) Project Management
8 7 (8.14%) Application Virtualisation
8 7 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.14%) Service Management
9 6 (6.98%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (6.98%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (47.67%) Security Cleared
2 39 (45.35%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.28%) Degree
4 11 (12.79%) CCNA
4 11 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (11.63%) CCIE
6 9 (10.47%) CISSP
7 6 (6.98%) MCP
7 6 (6.98%) MCSE
7 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.81%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (5.81%) CISMP
9 4 (4.65%) CCNP
10 3 (3.49%) CCIE Data Center
10 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.33%) CCDP
11 2 (2.33%) CCSA
11 2 (2.33%) CCSP
11 2 (2.33%) Master's Degree
12 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.16%) PMO
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (8.14%) vSphere
3 7 (8.14%) XenApp
3 7 (8.14%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.98%) Docker
4 6 (6.98%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.49%) ProxySG
6 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.33%) NFS
7 1 (1.16%) iptables
7 1 (1.16%) KVM
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Citrix
2 13 (15.12%) Cisco
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.63%) VMware
4 9 (10.47%) CheckPoint
4 9 (10.47%) Juniper
5 7 (8.14%) Fortinet
5 7 (8.14%) Ivanti
6 6 (6.98%) Wyse
7 4 (4.65%) Google
8 3 (3.49%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.49%) F5
8 3 (3.49%) FireEye
8 3 (3.49%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.33%) EMC
9 2 (2.33%) NetApp
9 2 (2.33%) Zscaler
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle
10 1 (1.16%) Splunk
10 1 (1.16%) Tableau