Period
to 22 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 22 February 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 60 67
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 22 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.59% 3.83% 2.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.91% 10.16% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 16
Essex median daily rate £411 £413 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +46.02% -33.53%
10th Percentile £251 £350 £212
90th Percentile £592 £572 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Essex median hourly rate - £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.14% +2.94%
East of England median hourly rate £104.25 £20.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year +409.78% -41.57% +2.94%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 278 246 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 32.78% 37.67% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 189 197
Essex median daily rate £500 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £540
East of England median daily rate £438 £420 £360
% change year-on-year +4.17% +16.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 37
Essex median hourly rate £16.63 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.44% +11.11% +89.47%
10th Percentile £12.55 £14.84 £17.40
90th Percentile £48.00 £63.75 £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -14.44% +7.14% -6.67%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Essex

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Essex

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Essex over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Essex

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Essex

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £579 - 1
Brentwood +10 4 - -
Colchester -1 2 £200 -61.45%
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) SNMP
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) NX-OS
5 4 (18.18%) NetQoS
5 4 (18.18%) IPsec
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) OSPF
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) VRRP
5 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 4 (18.18%) MySQL
5 4 (18.18%) PHP
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 4 (18.18%) CA
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 4 (18.18%) Cacti
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) Big Data

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SNMP
2 4 (18.18%) BGP
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) HSRP
2 4 (18.18%) IPsec
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) NX-OS
2 4 (18.18%) OSPF
2 4 (18.18%) SSL
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) VRRP
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Extranet
3 3 (13.64%) Wireshark
4 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
1 4 (18.18%) MariaDB
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) AWS Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Azure Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) 802.1X
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Solaris
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 4 (18.18%) Release Management
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (13.64%) Network Management
5 3 (13.64%) Network Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Operations Management
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cacti
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) CA
3 4 (18.18%) NetQoS
4 3 (13.64%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Brocade
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee