Period
to 18 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 18 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 74 17
Rank change year-on-year -18 -57 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 47 39 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.60% 1.65% 8.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.75% 6.31% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 35
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £143 £250
90th Percentile £560 £488 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £330
% change year-on-year +1.27% +19.70% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £13.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -62.50% +157.14%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 818 618 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.85% 26.13% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 340 473
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -7.74% +12.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £276
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £43.39 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +174.36% -12.14%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.88 £10.78
90th Percentile £36.38 £48.22 £49.13
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.93 £38.50
% change year-on-year -43.41% -19.68% +105.33%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Edinburgh

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Edinburgh

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Edinburgh

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Law
2 12 (25.53%) Programme Delivery
3 9 (19.15%) Migration
3 9 (19.15%) Banking
4 7 (14.89%) Firewall
4 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) VMware
5 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (12.77%) Service Management
5 6 (12.77%) Windows
6 5 (10.64%) vCenter Server
6 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
7 4 (8.51%) Java
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Kanban
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) PKI
8 3 (6.38%) OSPF
8 3 (6.38%) BGP
8 3 (6.38%) WAN
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
8 3 (6.38%) Linux

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.13%) Office 365
4 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) BGP
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) OSPF
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) IPv6
4 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) SNMP
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) VLAN
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Law
3 9 (19.15%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Cryptography Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) J2EE
2 2 (4.26%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.38%) EMC VNX
2 3 (6.38%) PKI
2 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) Mesosphere
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Programme Delivery
2 9 (19.15%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
5 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) Kanban
6 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.38%) SIEM
7 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (4.26%) Coaching
8 2 (4.26%) Data Development
8 2 (4.26%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) CCNP
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CCDP
2 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) VCAP
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) NFS
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.26%) vRealize
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) VMware
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
3 3 (6.38%) NetApp
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Planview
4 2 (4.26%) Thales
5 1 (2.13%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) Brocade
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Lotus
5 1 (2.13%) Mitel
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds