Period
to 15 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 89 27
Rank change year-on-year +39 -62 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 96 53 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.40% 1.79% 6.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.75% 6.46% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 31
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.31%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £206
90th Percentile £600 £476 £488
Scotland median daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £19.00 -

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 753 820 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.67% 27.77% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 448 350
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +2.27%
10th Percentile £239 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.36% +8.39%
10th Percentile £15.28 £17.78 £14.11
90th Percentile £46.63 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.38 £20.11 £21.00
% change year-on-year +26.21% -4.26% +13.51%

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 December 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 December 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 39 (40.63%) Migration
1 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) Finance
3 26 (27.08%) DevOps
4 25 (26.04%) Banking
5 21 (21.88%) Linux
6 20 (20.83%) Cisco
6 20 (20.83%) Project Management
7 17 (17.71%) Firewall
7 17 (17.71%) Kanban
8 16 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (15.63%) Windows
10 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (13.54%) Oracle
11 13 (13.54%) Middleware
12 12 (12.50%) SAN
12 12 (12.50%) SQL
12 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 12 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (11.46%) Asset Management
13 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint
13 11 (11.46%) CCNP
13 11 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (11.46%) Private Cloud
14 10 (10.42%) Virtual Team
14 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
14 10 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (9.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 9 (9.38%) OSPF

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 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.04%) nginx
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.13%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.08%) Office 365
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) Firewall
2 12 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (12.50%) SAN
3 10 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (9.38%) BGP
4 9 (9.38%) OSPF
5 7 (7.29%) WAN
6 4 (4.17%) LAN
6 4 (4.17%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.17%) Wireless
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (2.08%) DNS
8 2 (2.08%) SSL
8 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.04%) DHCP
9 1 (1.04%) HTTP
9 1 (1.04%) Internet
9 1 (1.04%) IPv6
9 1 (1.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) Data Mining
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Power BI
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.08%) JIRA
4 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.04%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 25 (26.04%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Law
4 4 (4.17%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Senior Manager
3 10 (10.42%) Senior Project Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Migration Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Data Manager
8 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Charles River Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Monitoring Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) Middleware
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.13%) Web Services
3 3 (3.13%) XML
3 3 (3.13%) XML Messaging
4 2 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.08%) SOAP
4 2 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Private Cloud
2 10 (10.42%) Virtual Team
3 7 (7.29%) Replication
4 5 (5.21%) Clustering
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle Licensing
4 5 (5.21%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.13%) PMI
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (1.04%) AS400
8 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.04%) iSeries
8 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Linux
2 15 (15.63%) Windows
3 9 (9.38%) Unix
4 6 (6.25%) Solaris
5 3 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) CentOS
6 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.04%) Mesosphere
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (40.63%) Migration
2 26 (27.08%) DevOps
3 20 (20.83%) Project Management
4 17 (17.71%) Kanban
5 16 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.46%) Asset Management
8 8 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (8.33%) Decision-Making
8 8 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 8 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 7 (7.29%) Change Control
9 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.29%) Scrum
9 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.25%) Coaching
10 6 (6.25%) Task Automation
11 5 (5.21%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.38%) Java
4 7 (7.29%) Python
5 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.08%) Go
7 2 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) CCNP
1 11 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.04%) CCIE
3 1 (1.04%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.04%) VCAP
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.13%) PMO
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (4.17%) Docker
2 4 (4.17%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.13%) XenApp
3 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.13%) XenServer
4 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Ansible
1 4 (4.17%) PowerCLI
2 3 (3.13%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.08%) Cacti
3 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.08%) Puppet
3 2 (2.08%) vRealize
4 1 (1.04%) Consul
4 1 (1.04%) Nagios
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) Packer
4 1 (1.04%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.04%) Scalr
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Cisco
2 13 (13.54%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) CheckPoint
4 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.25%) Citrix
5 6 (6.25%) VMware
6 5 (5.21%) Avaya
6 5 (5.21%) Charles River
6 5 (5.21%) Verint
7 3 (3.13%) Dynatrace
7 3 (3.13%) Meraki
7 3 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.13%) Speakerbus
7 3 (3.13%) Splunk
8 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.08%) CA
8 2 (2.08%) NetApp
8 2 (2.08%) New Relic
8 2 (2.08%) Planview