Period
to 15 October 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 15 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 90 19
Rank change year-on-year +16 -71 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 69 44 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.31% 1.59% 7.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.15% 5.91% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 34
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -3.23% -4.62%
10th Percentile £353 £259 £219
90th Percentile £600 £488 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +12.58% +7.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £13.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -17.11% -47.22% +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 847 745 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.34% 26.91% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 400 413
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £398 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -1.85% +4.52%
10th Percentile £285 £262 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +72.34% +5.50%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.75 £10.78
90th Percentile £20.38 £43.39 £49.13
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.08% -36.00% +102.70%

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 15 October 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 15 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Migration
3 19 (27.54%) Finance
4 17 (24.64%) Banking
5 14 (20.29%) Cisco
5 14 (20.29%) Firewall
6 13 (18.84%) DevOps
7 10 (14.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (14.49%) Programme Delivery
7 10 (14.49%) Law
7 10 (14.49%) Project Management
7 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
8 9 (13.04%) OSPF
8 9 (13.04%) BGP
8 9 (13.04%) Kanban
8 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (11.59%) CCNP
9 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
9 8 (11.59%) Middleware
9 8 (11.59%) Java
10 7 (10.14%) Linux
10 7 (10.14%) VMware
10 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (10.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 7 (10.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (8.70%) Virtual Team
11 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
11 6 (8.70%) Service Management

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 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.45%) nginx
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (13.04%) BGP
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (13.04%) OSPF
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 4 (5.80%) SAN
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.90%) DHCP
7 2 (2.90%) DNS
7 2 (2.90%) LAN
7 2 (2.90%) VPN
8 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.45%) IPv6
8 1 (1.45%) SNMP
8 1 (1.45%) SSL
8 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.45%) VoIP
8 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.90%) Power BI
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 17 (24.64%) Banking
3 10 (14.49%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Senior Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Senior Project Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Architect
5 6 (8.70%) Data Centre Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Migration Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Migration Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Charles River Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) Middleware
2 4 (5.80%) LDAP
3 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 2 (2.90%) RESTful
3 2 (2.90%) XML
3 2 (2.90%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) EMC VNX
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.35%) PMI
4 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) Unix
4 3 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.45%) Mesosphere
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Migration
3 13 (18.84%) DevOps
4 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.49%) Programme Delivery
4 10 (14.49%) Project Management
5 9 (13.04%) Kanban
6 7 (10.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.70%) Service Management
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.25%) Scrum
9 4 (5.80%) Coaching
9 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.80%) ITIL
9 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) Java
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) SQL
4 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) CCNP
1 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CCIE
3 1 (1.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.45%) VCAP
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.90%) PMO
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Docker
3 2 (2.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) NFS
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.90%) vRealize
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Cisco
2 8 (11.59%) CheckPoint
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.35%) Charles River
6 3 (4.35%) NetApp
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) Planview
7 2 (2.90%) Thales
8 1 (1.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.45%) Brocade
8 1 (1.45%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.45%) F5
8 1 (1.45%) IBM
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.45%) Speakerbus
8 1 (1.45%) Splunk
8 1 (1.45%) Verint