Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 44 65
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 24 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.91% 4.04% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.69% 11.86% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 20
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.20% +1.33%
10th Percentile £241 £207 £269
90th Percentile £450 £442 £741
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 422 388 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.57% 34.09% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 189 249
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.02%
10th Percentile £220 £122 £140
90th Percentile £475 £470 £495
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.33% +25.24%
10th Percentile £10.30 £13.98 £12.35
90th Percentile £26.80 £44.15 £57.13
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £31.25 £19.02
% change year-on-year -35.33% +64.30% -8.34%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Glasgow

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Glasgow

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Glasgow

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 11 (45.83%) Business Continuity
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) High Availability
4 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Power Management
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) IBM
5 5 (20.83%) Replication
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Clustering
6 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (16.67%) Internal Audit
7 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (8.33%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (8.33%) Confluence
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) DMZ
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.33%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Consultant
1 4 (16.67%) DBA
1 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Business Continuity
2 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Power Management
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Task Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CRISC
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) EnCase
2 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) FireEye
3 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) Lancope
3 2 (8.33%) M86 Security
3 2 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 2 (8.33%) Sourcefire
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Brocade
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos