Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 83 95
Rank change year-on-year +18 +12 -78
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 47 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.17% 1.79% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.62% 6.72% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £468 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +23.03% +1.33%
10th Percentile £390 £300 £250
90th Percentile £568 £595 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £15.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -3.08% -54.86%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 617 774 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.51% 26.57% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 362 372
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.43% -7.06%
10th Percentile £275 £226 £262
90th Percentile £575 £550 £537
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -59.67% +174.36%
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +60.00% -27.08% -33.33%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 19 (40.43%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) Migration
2 18 (38.30%) VMware
3 17 (36.17%) Linux
4 14 (29.79%) Banking
5 13 (27.66%) Public Sector
6 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 12 (25.53%) EMC
7 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.40%) Firewall
8 10 (21.28%) Python
8 10 (21.28%) LAN
8 10 (21.28%) WAN
8 10 (21.28%) Avamar
9 9 (19.15%) AWS
10 8 (17.02%) DevOps
10 8 (17.02%) CCNP
10 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (17.02%) Kanban
11 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.89%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (12.77%) VMware NSX
12 6 (12.77%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (12.77%) Ansible
12 6 (12.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
12 6 (12.77%) CCNA

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Azure
2 2 (4.26%) GitHub
3 1 (2.13%) Apigee
3 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) LAN
2 10 (21.28%) WAN
3 5 (10.64%) MPLS
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (8.51%) Wireless
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (6.38%) SAN
6 2 (4.26%) BGP
6 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.26%) NAS
6 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.13%) IPv4
7 1 (2.13%) SNA
7 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Hudson
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (29.79%) Banking
2 13 (27.66%) Public Sector
3 7 (14.89%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Platform Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 5 (10.64%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Migration
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) DevOps
3 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (17.02%) Kanban
4 6 (12.77%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Decision-Making
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.38%) BCP
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.38%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) Runbook
8 2 (4.26%) ITSM
8 2 (4.26%) MVC
8 2 (4.26%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Python
2 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.02%) CCNP
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
4 4 (8.51%) CCIE
4 4 (8.51%) VCAP
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.89%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (12.77%) VMware NSX
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 3 (6.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.26%) KVM
7 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Avamar
2 6 (12.77%) Ansible
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.38%) PowerCLI
3 3 (6.38%) Puppet
4 2 (4.26%) Salt
5 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.13%) Icinga
5 1 (2.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) Terraform
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) EMC
4 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
5 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) CommVault
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) F5
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Telerik
7 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) IBM