Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 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
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 78 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -10
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 28 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.91% 2.84% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.05% 6.84% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 4
Essex median daily rate £425 £393 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +28.16% -19.93%
10th Percentile £116 £200 £225
90th Percentile £500 £514 £391
East of England median daily rate £434 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +15.67% -6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £36.00
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £14.84 £36.00
% change year-on-year +119.00% -58.78% -5.88%

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 348 351 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.17% 41.54% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 227 170
Essex median daily rate £525 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +66.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £323 £220 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £458
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 94
Essex median hourly rate £26.45 £36.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +28.57% +5.66%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.76 £15.75
90th Percentile £72.25 £63.75 £42.84
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.72 £22.25
% change year-on-year -30.02% +15.60% -19.09%

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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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
Brentwood +12 6 £118 -44.05%
Basildon - 6 £488 -
Colchester -6 3 £450 -5.26%
Chelmsford +3 2 £400 +11.11% 1
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) WAN
5 9 (32.14%) MCSE
5 9 (32.14%) MCSA
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) Internet
6 8 (28.57%) Project Governance
6 8 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (25.00%) NHS
7 7 (25.00%) Validation
8 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) Network Management
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.86%) Dell
9 5 (17.86%) SLA
9 5 (17.86%) Firewall
9 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
9 5 (17.86%) Network Design
9 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (17.86%) SCCM

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 (3.57%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) WAN
2 8 (28.57%) Internet
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.71%) Extranet
6 3 (10.71%) MPLS
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) SNMP
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.14%) TACACS
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) DNS
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (3.57%) WebEx
8 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
1 3 (10.71%) MariaDB
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Technical Support
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) NHS
2 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.71%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) Project Governance
3 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) Validation
4 6 (21.43%) Network Management
5 5 (17.86%) Network Design
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
7 3 (10.71%) Network Planning
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PHP
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) MCSA
1 9 (32.14%) MCSE
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.71%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.57%) CCDA
3 1 (3.57%) CCDP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
1 5 (17.86%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Dell
3 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.71%) CA
5 3 (10.71%) NetQoS
6 2 (7.14%) Aruba
6 2 (7.14%) BT
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Huawei
7 1 (3.57%) VMware