Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 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
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -22 0 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 20 57 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.29% 5.08% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.95% 17.59% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 2
Croydon median daily rate £500 £408 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.70% -5.51% -4.17%
10th Percentile £304 £182 £408
90th Percentile £731 £834 £469
South London median daily rate £500 £400 £369
% change year-on-year +25.00% +8.47% -13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 201 324 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 23.05% 28.90% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 247 83
Croydon median daily rate £525 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +19.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £413 £311 £146
90th Percentile £625 £688 £593
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £410
% change year-on-year - +21.95% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% - -
South London median hourly rate £43.59 £38.96 £47.00
% change year-on-year +11.90% -17.12% +230.99%

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 26 March 2019.

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 26 March 2019, 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 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) JBoss
6 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Zephyr
6 3 (15.00%) SCCM
6 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Office 365
7 2 (10.00%) CentOS

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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) OSPF
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Architect
1 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planner
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) EJB
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) Test Management
1 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.00%) Facilities Management
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) Natural
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) iptables
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) Software AG