Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 60 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +35
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 40 7 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.69% 1.09% 3.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.98% 3.50% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 6 43
10th Percentile £275 £309 £176
25th Percentile £413 £328 £269
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £369 £400
Median % change year-on-year +32.20% -7.81% +14.29%
75th Percentile £566 £477 £475
90th Percentile £815 £503 £500
England median daily rate £500 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +5.54% +5.28% -

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 401 200 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.00% 31.10% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 117 271
10th Percentile £185 £164 £200
25th Percentile £319 £300 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £345 £420
Median % change year-on-year +23.19% -17.86% +8.39%
75th Percentile £515 £400 £500
90th Percentile £625 £503 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 28
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.26 £11.63
25th Percentile £14.39 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £16.80 £19.75 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -14.92% +38.31% -13.45%
75th Percentile £22.13 £26.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £24.08 £43.13 £45.42
England median hourly rate £24.00 £26.51 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.45% +29.29% +0.61%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Data Centre in the East Midlands

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in the East Midlands.

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 27 October 2021. 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
Northamptonshire +11 20 £488 +39.29%
Nottinghamshire -13 11 £775 +110.17% 15
Leicestershire -18 5 £425 -15.00% 5
Lincolnshire - 1 £470 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £300 - 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 18 (45.00%) Azure
2 17 (42.50%) Migration
3 15 (37.50%) AWS
4 14 (35.00%) Windows
5 12 (30.00%) Linux
6 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.00%) Firewall
8 8 (20.00%) LAN
8 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
9 7 (17.50%) High Availability
9 7 (17.50%) VMware
9 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.00%) Internet
10 6 (15.00%) Project Management
11 5 (12.50%) Big Data
11 5 (12.50%) DevOps
11 5 (12.50%) WAN
11 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
12 4 (10.00%) VPN
12 4 (10.00%) Cisco
12 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (10.00%) ITIL
12 4 (10.00%) Microsoft 365

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Azure
2 15 (37.50%) AWS
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (7.50%) GCP
5 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.00%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.50%) AWS CodeCommit
6 1 (2.50%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Pipelines
6 1 (2.50%) GitHub
6 1 (2.50%) IaaS
6 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (15.00%) Internet
4 5 (12.50%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) Wireless
7 2 (5.00%) SAN
8 1 (2.50%) DHCP
8 1 (2.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.50%) GitLab
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Azure Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Migration Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft 365 Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft 365 Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Migration Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Migration Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) Django
2 1 (2.50%) Express
2 1 (2.50%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.50%) BYOD
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) DevOps
5 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
7 3 (7.50%) BCP
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) Release Management
7 3 (7.50%) Servant Leadership
8 2 (5.00%) Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Cost Control
8 2 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.00%) SOC 1
1 2 (5.00%) SOC 2
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Aerohive Networks
4 3 (7.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (7.50%) Brocade
4 3 (7.50%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (7.50%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.50%) Alibaba
6 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) CommVault
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.50%) Refinitiv
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds