Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 89 91
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 66 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.25% 2.00% 1.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.02% 7.16% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 32
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +22.45% -5.04%
10th Percentile £231 £200 £158
90th Percentile £725 £520 £479
England median daily rate £458 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +1.67% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.37 £22.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.69% -5.26% +63.79%
England median hourly rate £25.09 £24.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.52% +50.00% -42.86%

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 599 796 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.49% 27.88% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 483 500
East Midlands median daily rate £378 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.21% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £212
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 42
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £14.14 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.99% -0.42% -0.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.30 £10.40
90th Percentile £41.00 £45.26 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.87 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -7.23% +15.38% -7.14%

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 17 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 June 2019. 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 +24 32 £550 +41.94% 11
Northamptonshire +24 19 £325 -4.41% 2
Derbyshire +10 6 £400 +3.23% 3
Leicestershire -3 5 £550 +111.54% 1
Lincolnshire -4 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 20 (30.30%) Cisco
2 18 (27.27%) Migration
3 17 (25.76%) VMware
3 17 (25.76%) Finance
3 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.73%) Windows
5 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (19.70%) Google
7 12 (18.18%) DNS
8 11 (16.67%) DHCP
8 11 (16.67%) CCNA
8 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 10 (15.15%) ITIL
9 10 (15.15%) Project Management
9 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.15%) F5
10 9 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (13.64%) Docker
10 9 (13.64%) Network Security
11 8 (12.12%) Service Management
11 8 (12.12%) SQL
11 8 (12.12%) CCNP
11 8 (12.12%) WAN
11 8 (12.12%) OSPF
11 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
11 8 (12.12%) PowerShell

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 6 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) Confluence
3 3 (4.55%) iPlanet
3 3 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.09%) Office 365
4 5 (7.58%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.55%) OpenShift
5 3 (4.55%) PaaS
6 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) DNS
2 11 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (13.64%) Network Security
4 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (12.12%) OSPF
4 8 (12.12%) WAN
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (10.61%) Firewall
5 7 (10.61%) LAN
5 7 (10.61%) SAN
6 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.58%) VoIP
7 4 (6.06%) Skype
7 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (4.55%) HTTP
8 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
8 3 (4.55%) IPsec
8 3 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Blockchain
2 6 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) AdminStudio
1 4 (6.06%) InstallShield
2 3 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Architect
2 9 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Migration Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Voice Specialist
6 5 (7.58%) Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Cisco Voice Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Migration Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Middleware
2 3 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Hedge funds
1 6 (9.09%) Virtual Team
2 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Migration
2 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.15%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Project Management
3 8 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (12.12%) Service Management
4 7 (10.61%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 6 (9.09%) Microservices
5 6 (9.09%) Technology Roadmap
6 5 (7.58%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) ITSM
7 4 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) VB
3 3 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) CCNA
1 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.12%) CCNP
3 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.52%) CCIE
6 1 (1.52%) CCIP
6 1 (1.52%) CCSA
6 1 (1.52%) CCSE
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) COBIT
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.64%) Docker
4 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (4.55%) BitLocker
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (7.58%) SCCM
4 4 (6.06%) Nessus
4 4 (6.06%) ThinApp
4 4 (6.06%) WSUS
5 3 (4.55%) Ansible
5 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Cisco
2 17 (25.76%) VMware
3 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.70%) Google
5 10 (15.15%) F5
6 7 (10.61%) Symantec
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle
8 4 (6.06%) Citrix
8 4 (6.06%) GFI Software
8 4 (6.06%) McAfee
9 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.52%) Brocade
10 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.52%) IronPort
10 1 (1.52%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) Meraki
10 1 (1.52%) SAP
10 1 (1.52%) Sophos