Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 65 71
Rank change year-on-year -36 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 14 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.29% 4.04% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 10.13% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 7
Essex median daily rate £331 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.19% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £116 £201 £217
90th Percentile £592 £563 £435
East of England median daily rate £425 £363 £389
% change year-on-year +17.24% -6.75% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £32.81
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £14.84 £32.81
% change year-on-year +119.00% -54.76% +15.65%

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 376 316 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.62% 39.85% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 221 192
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +70.83% -20.00%
10th Percentile £329 £213 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 69
Essex median hourly rate £17.25 £37.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.38% +2.78% +60.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.70 £19.00 £32.14
% change year-on-year -6.84% -40.87% +42.82%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +16 6 £118 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £579 -
Chelmsford 0 1 £400 +11.11%
Data Centre
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (42.86%) WAN
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Cacti
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Network Management
4 3 (21.43%) Big Data
4 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) NetQoS
4 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
4 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) SNMP
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (21.43%) Extranet
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) SNMP
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) TACACS
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) MariaDB
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Services Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) Network Planning
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
4 2 (14.29%) Proactive Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cacti
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) CA
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) NetQoS
2 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds