Period
to 21 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 21 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 82 65
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 70 63 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.40% 2.11% 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.22% 7.65% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 47
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.09% -17.50%
10th Percentile £196 £160 £215
90th Percentile £525 £476 £488
England median daily rate £450 £434 £423
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.54% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +63.79% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £23.75 £23.75 £16.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year +26.62% -37.95% +49.33%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 852 823 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.18% 27.54% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 508 622
East Midlands median daily rate £399 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £226 £200 £206
90th Percentile £544 £530 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £13.86 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -7.60% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.44 £10.42 £10.03
90th Percentile £44.42 £52.50 £25.20
England median hourly rate £22.42 £19.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.23% -5.71% +20.00%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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
Leicestershire +17 25 £260 +48.57% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 24 £394 -4.55% 7
Derbyshire +11 13 £388 +7.64% 4
Lincolnshire +5 4 £406 -15.36% 4
Northamptonshire -15 1 £350 +75.00% 3
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 27 (38.57%) Migration
2 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
4 17 (24.29%) Finance
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server
5 14 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 12 (17.14%) PKI
6 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
7 11 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
7 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 10 (14.29%) ITIL
8 10 (14.29%) DNS
9 9 (12.86%) Kerberos
9 9 (12.86%) MCSE
9 9 (12.86%) Cisco
9 9 (12.86%) HP
9 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (12.86%) IPsec
10 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (10.00%) VMware
11 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.57%) Change Management
12 6 (8.57%) SAN

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) DNS
1 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.86%) IPsec
2 9 (12.86%) Kerberos
3 6 (8.57%) SAN
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (7.14%) Firewall
4 5 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (7.14%) WAN
5 4 (5.71%) Internet
5 4 (5.71%) LAN
6 3 (4.29%) Network Security
7 2 (2.86%) NAS
7 2 (2.86%) SMS
7 2 (2.86%) VoIP
7 2 (2.86%) VPN
7 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.43%) PBX
8 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) ERwin
1 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.29%) JIRA
1 3 (4.29%) Toad
2 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Local Government
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) Architect
1 9 (12.86%) Cabling Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Consultant
2 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (5.71%) Active Directory Specialist
4 4 (5.71%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Data Modeller
5 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (2.86%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) PKI
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.29%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.86%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.43%) iSeries
6 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 17 (24.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.29%) Linux
6 3 (4.29%) Unix
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Migration
2 14 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
4 11 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.57%) Change Management
7 5 (7.14%) DevOps
7 5 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.71%) IT Strategy
8 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.29%) BPR
9 3 (4.29%) Data Management
9 3 (4.29%) Data Security
9 3 (4.29%) Information Security
9 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) C
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) MCSE
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.86%) CCNP
5 2 (2.86%) MCSA
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCIE
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) CISSP
6 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.86%) PMO
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) vSphere
5 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) NFS
6 1 (1.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Cisco
2 9 (12.86%) HP
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) SAP
6 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.86%) Dell
6 2 (2.86%) EMC
6 2 (2.86%) Veeam
7 1 (1.43%) arcserve
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp
7 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.43%) Veritas