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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 28 May 2022 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
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 57 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 42 17 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.99% 1.74% 2.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.24% 6.56% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 14
10th Percentile £320 £394 £153
25th Percentile £384 £450 £163
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £488 £175
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% +178.57% -56.25%
75th Percentile £550 £558 £215
90th Percentile £588 £793 £446
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

Data Centre is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 410 259 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.22% 26.48% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 173 141
10th Percentile £176 £173 £160
25th Percentile £291 £308 £295
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £380 £375
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +1.33% -3.85%
75th Percentile £520 £444 £475
90th Percentile £613 £598 £538
England median daily rate £550 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 22
10th Percentile £14.38 £11.61 £12.04
25th Percentile £15.00 £12.75 £14.20
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.70 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year +25.85% -14.78% +13.60%
75th Percentile £22.75 £21.75 £42.75
90th Percentile £26.39 £27.42 £49.43
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +2.91% +11.96% +9.52%

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 28 May 2022.

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 28 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire +3 20 £523 +16.43% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 10 £575 -20.69% 6
Derbyshire -3 7 £368 +21.49% 5
Lincolnshire - 3 £381 - 1
Leicestershire -9 2 £420 -8.20% 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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 16 (38.10%) Windows
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco
3 10 (23.81%) Azure
4 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (21.43%) Social Skills
4 9 (21.43%) LAN
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) WAN
6 7 (16.67%) DHCP
6 7 (16.67%) DNS
6 7 (16.67%) SLA
6 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (14.29%) Migration
7 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
7 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (11.90%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
8 5 (11.90%) Cost Control
8 5 (11.90%) Business Case
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
8 5 (11.90%) Agile
8 5 (11.90%) Release 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 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (7.14%) AWS
4 2 (4.76%) GCP
4 2 (4.76%) Mimecast
4 2 (4.76%) Rubrik
5 1 (2.38%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) LAN
3 8 (19.05%) WAN
4 7 (16.67%) DHCP
4 7 (16.67%) DNS
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.76%) Wireless
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.38%) Internet
7 1 (2.38%) Intranet
7 1 (2.38%) IPsec
7 1 (2.38%) IPv4
7 1 (2.38%) IPv6
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) SSH
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (21.43%) Social Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 4 (9.52%) Public Sector
4 3 (7.14%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Data Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Data Migration Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Migration Architect
2 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Data Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) VMS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.90%) Agile
4 5 (11.90%) Business Case
4 5 (11.90%) Cost Control
4 5 (11.90%) Release Management
5 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.52%) Line Management
5 4 (9.52%) Project Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.14%) Due Diligence
6 3 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (7.14%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) CCNA
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.14%) PMP
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) CCIE
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) VCAP
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.52%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) DFS Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.38%) iptables
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) NFS
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 4 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (9.52%) vCenter Server
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) VxRail
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) VMware
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Dell
4 3 (7.14%) F5
4 3 (7.14%) NetApp
4 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.38%) Facebook
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Meraki
6 1 (2.38%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Veeam
6 1 (2.38%) Zerto