Period
to 15 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 61 89
Rank change year-on-year -37 +28 -35
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 44 90 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.68% 2.81% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.60% 10.95% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 76 36
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £209 £238
90th Percentile £525 £444 £556
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% -50.00% +500.00%
England median hourly rate £21.76 £18.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year +16.05% -21.05% -5.00%

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 667 822 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.40% 25.69% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 535 545
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £194 £174
90th Percentile £544 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -29.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.64 £10.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £42.63 £60.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% +3.00% +5.26%

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 December 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 December 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
Northamptonshire -2 20 £350 - 4
Nottinghamshire -4 11 £315 -21.25% 8
Lincolnshire +8 4 £300 +3.45% 1
Derbyshire +3 3 £400 +26.48% 5
Leicestershire -25 2 - - 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 14 (31.82%) Cisco
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) Network Security
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco Firepower
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Unix
4 8 (18.18%) Windows
4 8 (18.18%) CCNA
5 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.91%) F5
5 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
5 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.64%) DNS
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.64%) CCNP
6 6 (13.64%) NetApp
7 5 (11.36%) VoIP
7 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
8 4 (9.09%) Ansible
8 4 (9.09%) DevOps
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 4 (9.09%) Puppet
8 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef

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 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Firepower
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (20.45%) Network Security
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) VoIP
3 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (9.09%) DHCP
4 4 (9.09%) OSPF
4 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (6.82%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) Extranet
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.55%) Skype
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) BGP
7 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) ERwin
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) DBA
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Cassandra DBA
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Voice Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) HP Superdome
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Unix
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) AIX
5 2 (4.55%) HPUX
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Migration
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.55%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (4.55%) Data Management
6 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Data Security
6 2 (4.55%) Data Strategy
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
6 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.09%) Python
2 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (13.64%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (9.09%) Ansible
2 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.09%) Puppet
3 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) Terraform
4 2 (4.55%) Nessus
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.27%) SCCM
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Cisco
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) F5
4 6 (13.64%) NetApp
5 5 (11.36%) ServiceNow
6 4 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Google
7 3 (6.82%) VMware
8 2 (4.55%) Avaya
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) Sophos
8 2 (4.55%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) BT
9 1 (2.27%) Compaq
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) IBM
9 1 (2.27%) Intel
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) Sun