Period
to 17 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 17 June 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 of England
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 55 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 225 174 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.13% 3.94% 2.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.46% 11.67% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 75
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £179 £195 £235
90th Percentile £528 £575 £588
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £17.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -70.83% +50.00%
England median hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -42.86% +36.95%

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,455 1,491 1,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.17% 33.73% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 869 836
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £204 £213
90th Percentile £588 £561 £566
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 125 138
East of England median hourly rate £19.75 £22.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.57% +20.26% -40.81%
10th Percentile £12.12 £10.50 £12.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.99% -6.38% +16.67%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the East of England

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Centre in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in the East of England

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in the East of England

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in the East of England

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Centre in the East of England

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
Hertfordshire -9 84 £425 +13.33% 24
Cambridgeshire +17 36 £416 +36.48% 11
Norfolk +25 31 £513 +13.89% 1
East Anglia +8 27 - -
Essex +16 22 £450 +69.81% 4
Suffolk -5 18 £450 -18.18% 1
Bedfordshire -8 7 £350 -12.50% 4
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 56 (24.89%) Cisco
2 54 (24.00%) Migration
3 53 (23.56%) Law
4 51 (22.67%) Windows
4 51 (22.67%) Programme Delivery
5 49 (21.78%) ITIL
6 48 (21.33%) Microsoft
7 44 (19.56%) VMware
8 41 (18.22%) Firewall
8 41 (18.22%) WAN
8 41 (18.22%) Active Directory
9 36 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (16.00%) LAN
10 33 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (14.22%) Windows Server
12 29 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (12.44%) Change Management
14 23 (10.22%) Linux
15 21 (9.33%) VPN
15 21 (9.33%) GDPR
16 19 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (8.44%) CCNP
16 19 (8.44%) Retail
17 18 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (8.00%) Finance
18 17 (7.56%) Validation
18 17 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
19 16 (7.11%) Network Security
19 16 (7.11%) Wireless

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (3.56%) IIS
2 5 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.89%) JBoss
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.78%) Office 365
5 2 (0.89%) Akamai
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.22%) Firewall
1 41 (18.22%) WAN
2 36 (16.00%) LAN
3 21 (9.33%) VPN
4 16 (7.11%) BGP
4 16 (7.11%) DHCP
4 16 (7.11%) DNS
4 16 (7.11%) Network Security
4 16 (7.11%) Wireless
5 15 (6.67%) SAN
6 14 (6.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (6.22%) MPLS
7 13 (5.78%) Internet
8 12 (5.33%) VXLAN
9 11 (4.89%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (4.89%) IPsec
10 10 (4.44%) VoIP
11 8 (3.56%) HTTP
11 8 (3.56%) OSPF
11 8 (3.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.22%) MySQL
3 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 8 (3.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.22%) JIRA
3 3 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (23.56%) Law
2 19 (8.44%) Retail
3 18 (8.00%) Finance
4 14 (6.22%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.00%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Local Government
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (26.67%) Architect
2 23 (10.22%) Analyst
2 23 (10.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 20 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 19 (8.44%) Project Manager
5 18 (8.00%) Consultant
6 17 (7.56%) Technical Architect
7 14 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.78%) Security Architect
9 12 (5.33%) Security Technical Architect
10 10 (4.44%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.44%) Technical Manager
10 10 (4.44%) Tester
11 9 (4.00%) Administrator
11 9 (4.00%) Data Centre Manager
11 9 (4.00%) Engagement Manager
12 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 7 (3.11%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.78%) Middleware
2 7 (3.11%) HTML
2 7 (3.11%) LDAP
3 6 (2.67%) SAML
4 5 (2.22%) XML
5 3 (1.33%) Ajax
5 3 (1.33%) CSS
5 3 (1.33%) XHTML
6 2 (0.89%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.89%) JMS
6 2 (0.89%) Kafka
6 2 (0.89%) Node.js
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.44%) Django
7 1 (0.44%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.11%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.44%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.56%) Clustering
4 8 (3.56%) NHS
5 6 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.67%) PKI
6 5 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.89%) CMDB
9 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.67%) Windows
2 32 (14.22%) Windows Server
3 23 (10.22%) Linux
4 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.78%) Unix
7 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.89%) CentOS
9 2 (0.89%) Fedora
9 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.00%) Migration
2 51 (22.67%) Programme Delivery
3 49 (21.78%) ITIL
4 28 (12.44%) Change Management
5 18 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (7.56%) Validation
7 16 (7.11%) TOGAF
8 14 (6.22%) Security Architecture
9 13 (5.78%) OWASP
9 13 (5.78%) Project Management
9 13 (5.78%) Security Operations
10 12 (5.33%) Load Balancing
10 12 (5.33%) Patch Management
10 12 (5.33%) PRINCE
10 12 (5.33%) SABSA
10 12 (5.33%) SDLC
10 12 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.33%) Strategic Planning
11 11 (4.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.11%) SQL
2 13 (5.78%) Python
3 9 (4.00%) Java
4 7 (3.11%) C
4 7 (3.11%) PHP
5 5 (2.22%) Perl
5 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (8.44%) CCNP
2 19 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.89%) MCSE
4 9 (4.00%) Degree
5 8 (3.56%) MCSA
5 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.11%) CCIE
6 7 (3.11%) CCNA
7 6 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.22%) CCDA
9 4 (1.78%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.78%) MCP
10 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.89%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.89%) CCDP
11 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.33%) GDPR
2 14 (6.22%) QA
3 12 (5.33%) COBIT
3 12 (5.33%) COSO
3 12 (5.33%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.11%) SLA
5 4 (1.78%) PMO
6 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.44%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 41 (18.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.44%) vSphere
4 7 (3.11%) VMware NSX
5 5 (2.22%) Docker
6 4 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (2.67%) Ansible
2 6 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (2.22%) Rancher
3 5 (2.22%) SCCM
3 5 (2.22%) SCOM
4 4 (1.78%) Nessus
5 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.33%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (1.33%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.89%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.89%) vRealize
7 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.44%) MOM
7 1 (0.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) Puppet
7 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (24.89%) Cisco
2 48 (21.33%) Microsoft
3 44 (19.56%) VMware
4 15 (6.67%) Citrix
5 14 (6.22%) Forcepoint
6 12 (5.33%) Arista
6 12 (5.33%) Dell
7 9 (4.00%) HP
8 8 (3.56%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.56%) Symantec
9 7 (3.11%) EMC
9 7 (3.11%) Oracle
9 7 (3.11%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.67%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.67%) Meraki
10 6 (2.67%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.22%) Aruba
12 4 (1.78%) Qualys
12 4 (1.78%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.33%) Atlassian