Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 84 73
Rank change year-on-year -19 -11 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 43 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.51% 2.05% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.35% 7.56% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 42
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £320 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -16.07% -4.69%
10th Percentile £263 £193 £275
90th Percentile £488 £475 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.90% -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +87.10% -35.42% +6.67%

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 804 847 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.25% 27.19% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 520 566
East Midlands median daily rate £398 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +2.07% +7.14%
10th Percentile £237 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £519 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 47 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.60 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.33% -5.73%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £33.75
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +5 25 £388 +3.68% 5
Derbyshire +12 8 £388 +24.00% 1
Northamptonshire -23 4 £325 - 4
Lincolnshire +13 3 £300 -
Leicestershire -4 3 £388 +34.78% 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Migration
3 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
3 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
4 12 (27.91%) Cisco
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.93%) HP
7 8 (18.60%) VMware
8 7 (16.28%) SAN
8 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (13.95%) Office 365
9 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
10 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.63%) Change Management
10 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.63%) ITIL
10 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.63%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (11.63%) vSphere
11 4 (9.30%) DevOps
11 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.30%) Cisco Firepower
11 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.95%) Office 365
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco Firepower
3 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 4 (9.30%) VoIP
3 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) LAN
5 2 (4.65%) SMS
6 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.33%) OSPF
6 1 (2.33%) PBX
6 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) ERwin
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
1 3 (6.98%) Toad
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Data Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Data Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Data Modeller
4 3 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) AIX
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Migration
2 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.63%) Change Management
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2
2 5 (11.63%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.30%) DevOps
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
4 3 (6.98%) Data Management
4 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.98%) Data Security
4 3 (6.98%) Data Strategy
4 3 (6.98%) Information Security
4 3 (6.98%) IT Strategy
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) CCNA
1 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) CCNP
3 2 (4.65%) MCSA
3 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.98%) PMO
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) HP
4 8 (18.60%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Veeam
6 3 (6.98%) Brocade
6 3 (6.98%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.33%) arcserve
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas