Period
to 18 June 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 18 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 85 53
Rank change year-on-year +31 -32 -37
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 66 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.89% 1.59% 2.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 5.79% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £470 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +18.99% +1.94%
10th Percentile £169 £230 £141
90th Percentile £585 £610 £498
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -62.50%

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 660 794 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.91% 27.38% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 421 331
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £288 £256 £206
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.64% -60.24% +97.23%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.60 £15.28
90th Percentile £46.88 £63.25 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £25.88 £17.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +47.86% -57.58% +7.14%

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 June 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 18 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 27 (40.91%) Migration
2 23 (34.85%) Banking
3 19 (28.79%) Firewall
4 16 (24.24%) Cisco
5 15 (22.73%) Linux
6 13 (19.70%) Python
6 13 (19.70%) DevOps
7 12 (18.18%) VMware
7 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (16.67%) Windows
8 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 10 (15.15%) Middleware
9 10 (15.15%) Finance
10 9 (13.64%) LAN
10 9 (13.64%) WAN
11 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
11 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
12 7 (10.61%) Unix
12 7 (10.61%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
13 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (9.09%) Ansible
13 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
14 5 (7.58%) Collaborative Working
14 5 (7.58%) Decision-Making
14 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (7.58%) Java
14 5 (7.58%) ITIL

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 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Apigee
2 3 (4.55%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) Firewall
2 9 (13.64%) LAN
2 9 (13.64%) WAN
3 7 (10.61%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (7.58%) VPN
5 4 (6.06%) BGP
5 4 (6.06%) MPLS
5 4 (6.06%) Wireless
6 3 (4.55%) DMZ
6 3 (4.55%) OSPF
6 3 (4.55%) SSL
7 2 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (3.03%) DHCP
7 2 (3.03%) DNS
7 2 (3.03%) IPv4
8 1 (1.52%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.52%) SNMP
8 1 (1.52%) SSH
8 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Bitbucket
1 3 (4.55%) Hudson
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (34.85%) Banking
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.61%) Architect
2 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Data Engineer
3 4 (6.06%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (6.06%) Developer
3 4 (6.06%) Field Engineer
3 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Network Field Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) Consultant
4 3 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
4 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) Migration Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) Middleware
2 3 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.55%) RESTful
3 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.52%) REST
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) CMDB
2 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Replication
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (10.61%) Unix
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Solaris
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Migration
2 13 (19.70%) DevOps
3 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.58%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.58%) Decision-Making
5 5 (7.58%) ITIL
6 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.06%) Kanban
6 4 (6.06%) Runbook
6 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.06%) Strategic Roadmap
7 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 3 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (4.55%) Machine Learning
7 3 (4.55%) TDD
7 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) Python
2 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.58%) Java
5 4 (6.06%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.58%) CCIE
2 5 (7.58%) CCNP
3 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) VMware NSX
2 4 (6.06%) vSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Docker
4 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.03%) vCloud
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) KVM
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
2 4 (6.06%) PowerCLI
2 4 (6.06%) vCenter Server
3 3 (4.55%) Consul
3 3 (4.55%) Prometheus
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) Puppet
5 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.52%) Icinga
5 1 (1.52%) Salt
5 1 (1.52%) SCOM
5 1 (1.52%) Terraform
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Cisco
2 12 (18.18%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.06%) Mitel
4 4 (6.06%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.55%) Dell
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle
6 2 (3.03%) Telerik
7 1 (1.52%) Brocade
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
7 1 (1.52%) EMC
7 1 (1.52%) F5
7 1 (1.52%) Google
7 1 (1.52%) Planview
7 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.52%) Splunk