Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 59 51
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +11
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 224 193 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.36% 3.78% 3.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.56% 11.39% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 94 80
East of England median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £192 £255
90th Percentile £538 £554 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £14.84 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.00% -58.78% +26.92%
England median hourly rate £21.76 £16.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +36.00% -30.43% +0.74%

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 1,652 1,695 1,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.18% 33.16% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 965 874
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £208 £191 £200
90th Percentile £600 £571 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 116 129
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% -3.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.43 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.65 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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 -15 61 £450 +29.50% 28
East Anglia +8 38 - -
Norfolk +34 33 £475 +5.56% 1
Essex -16 28 £425 -2.86% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 27 £415 +43.10% 1
Suffolk +2 26 £466 -9.25% 2
Bedfordshire -7 9 £381 -7.58% 3
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 91 (40.63%) Migration
2 51 (22.77%) Law
3 50 (22.32%) Cisco
4 47 (20.98%) Microsoft
4 47 (20.98%) Windows
5 46 (20.54%) ITIL
6 43 (19.20%) Active Directory
6 43 (19.20%) WAN
7 40 (17.86%) Firewall
8 37 (16.52%) VMware
9 35 (15.63%) LAN
10 33 (14.73%) Internet
11 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (13.39%) GDPR
12 28 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
13 27 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (11.61%) Project Management
15 24 (10.71%) Linux
15 24 (10.71%) Data Protection
16 22 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
17 21 (9.38%) Finance
17 21 (9.38%) Change Management
17 21 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (8.93%) Network Security
18 20 (8.93%) Windows Server
19 18 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
19 18 (8.04%) Citrix
19 18 (8.04%) VPN
20 16 (7.14%) Retail
20 16 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (4.02%) IIS
2 5 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.57%) Office 365
5 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.89%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Serverless
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.20%) WAN
2 40 (17.86%) Firewall
3 35 (15.63%) LAN
4 33 (14.73%) Internet
5 20 (8.93%) Network Security
6 18 (8.04%) VPN
7 15 (6.70%) DNS
7 15 (6.70%) SAN
8 14 (6.25%) BGP
9 12 (5.36%) MPLS
9 12 (5.36%) VoIP
10 11 (4.91%) DHCP
10 11 (4.91%) Wireless
11 10 (4.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (4.46%) IPsec
11 10 (4.46%) NAS
11 10 (4.46%) VXLAN
11 10 (4.46%) WLAN
12 9 (4.02%) TCP/IP
13 7 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.13%) Big Data
3 5 (2.23%) MySQL
4 3 (1.34%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.34%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) Ant
4 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Maven
4 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (22.77%) Law
2 21 (9.38%) Finance
3 16 (7.14%) Retail
4 10 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.23%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.79%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (22.32%) Architect
2 40 (17.86%) Analyst
3 26 (11.61%) Project Manager
4 21 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 21 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 15 (6.70%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.80%) Network Architect
6 13 (5.80%) Security Engineer
7 11 (4.91%) Technical Manager
8 10 (4.46%) Consultant
8 10 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (4.46%) Security Analyst
8 10 (4.46%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.02%) Administrator
9 9 (4.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.57%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.13%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.13%) Test Leader
12 6 (2.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (2.68%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.36%) Middleware
2 4 (1.79%) HTML
2 4 (1.79%) LDAP
3 3 (1.34%) .NET
3 3 (1.34%) jQuery
3 3 (1.34%) Web Services
4 2 (0.89%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.89%) OpenID
4 2 (0.89%) SAML
5 1 (0.45%) Ajax
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.45%) J2EE
5 1 (0.45%) XHTML
5 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.36%) Mainframe
2 11 (4.91%) Clustering
3 8 (3.57%) PKI
4 7 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.13%) NHS
5 6 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.79%) CMDB
6 4 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.34%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.34%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.34%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.34%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) Replication
8 2 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.98%) Windows
2 24 (10.71%) Linux
3 20 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.23%) Unix
7 3 (1.34%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (40.63%) Migration
2 46 (20.54%) ITIL
3 28 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
4 26 (11.61%) Project Management
5 24 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 21 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.38%) Change Management
7 16 (7.14%) Network Management
7 16 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (6.70%) Validation
9 14 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
9 14 (6.25%) Security Operations
10 13 (5.80%) DevOps
10 13 (5.80%) Load Balancing
11 11 (4.91%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.91%) High Availability
11 11 (4.91%) Identity Management
11 11 (4.91%) Project Governance
11 11 (4.91%) SIEM
12 9 (4.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.80%) SQL
2 11 (4.91%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.46%) Python
4 7 (3.13%) C
4 7 (3.13%) PHP
5 5 (2.23%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.23%) Java
6 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.89%) C#
7 2 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.36%) CCNP
4 11 (4.91%) MCSE
5 10 (4.46%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.02%) CCIE
6 9 (4.02%) Degree
6 9 (4.02%) MCSA
7 8 (3.57%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.34%) CCIE Data Center
8 3 (1.34%) CCNA
8 3 (1.34%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.89%) CCDE
9 2 (0.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (0.89%) PMP
9 2 (0.89%) VCAP
9 2 (0.89%) VCP5
10 1 (0.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.39%) GDPR
2 8 (3.57%) SLA
3 7 (3.13%) PMO
4 6 (2.68%) QA
5 4 (1.79%) COBIT
5 4 (1.79%) COSO
5 4 (1.79%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.45%) PMBOK
System Software
1 43 (19.20%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.57%) vSphere
4 5 (2.23%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.34%) Docker
6 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.89%) vCloud
6 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.46%) Ansible
2 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.23%) SCCM
4 4 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.79%) SCOM
5 3 (1.34%) Cacti
5 3 (1.34%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.89%) Rancher
6 2 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.89%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) MOM
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
7 1 (0.45%) QRadar
7 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (22.32%) Cisco
2 47 (20.98%) Microsoft
3 37 (16.52%) VMware
4 18 (8.04%) Citrix
5 12 (5.36%) Forcepoint
6 10 (4.46%) Arista
7 8 (3.57%) Palo Alto
8 7 (3.13%) F5
9 6 (2.68%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.68%) Dell
9 6 (2.68%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.79%) CA
11 4 (1.79%) HP
11 4 (1.79%) Juniper
12 3 (1.34%) Aruba
12 3 (1.34%) EMC
12 3 (1.34%) Oracle
12 3 (1.34%) PlateSpin
12 3 (1.34%) Riverbed