Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 83 89
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 45 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.63% 1.98% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.07% 7.08% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 41
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £320 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -26.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £290 £210 £300
90th Percentile £525 £450 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +130.77% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £30.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £14.25 £30.00 £15.35
England median hourly rate £22.26 £16.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +39.13% -33.33% +5.59%

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 741 848 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.90% 28.03% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 542 571
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £598
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.20 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -11.75% +5.51%
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.75 £52.50 £33.10
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Nottinghamshire +17 20 £338 -15.63% 6
Northamptonshire -19 14 £340 -2.86% 7
Derbyshire +6 6 £375 +20.00% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £300 - 5
Leicestershire -11 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 13 (28.89%) Cisco
1 13 (28.89%) Migration
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (17.78%) Network Security
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco Firepower
6 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (15.56%) VoIP
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (15.56%) CCNA
7 6 (13.33%) SAN
7 6 (13.33%) VMware
7 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 6 (13.33%) F5
8 5 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (11.11%) IT Strategy
8 5 (11.11%) CCNP
8 5 (11.11%) Linux
8 5 (11.11%) Unix
9 4 (8.89%) Python
9 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
9 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
9 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management

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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Office 365
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco Firepower
2 8 (17.78%) Network Security
3 7 (15.56%) VoIP
3 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (13.33%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) OSPF
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) DHCP
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
7 1 (2.22%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) ERwin
2 3 (6.67%) Toad
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Legal
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.11%) DBA
2 5 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Cassandra DBA
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Data Modeller
3 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Voice Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) AIX
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
6 4 (8.89%) Data Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Security
6 4 (8.89%) Data Strategy
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security
6 4 (8.89%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.89%) Master Data Management
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) BPR
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Python
1 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) CCNA
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.89%) Ansible
2 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.89%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) Nessus
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.22%) Terraform
4 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) F5
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Brocade
4 3 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.44%) Veeam
6 1 (2.22%) Avaya
6 1 (2.22%) BT
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Compaq
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) EMC
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Intel
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Sun
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec