Period
to 5 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 5 August 2020 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 81 74
Rank change year-on-year +49 -7 -31
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 74 101 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.38% 2.80% 2.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.16% 9.07% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 75 66
Median daily rate £450 £390 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.60% -3.06%
10th Percentile £346 £289 £247
90th Percentile £576 £533 £575
South East median daily rate £414 £421 £450
% change year-on-year -1.72% -6.44% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Median hourly rate £27.25 £23.25 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% -47.16% +120.00%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.93 £39.72
90th Percentile £44.21 £29.78 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £80.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -71.88% +83.91% +262.50%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 458 1,114 1,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.28% 30.88% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 707 644
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £203 £300 £275
90th Percentile £592 £589 £560
South East median daily rate £435 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -2.12% +4.57% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 66
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £34.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -14.88% +23.89%
10th Percentile £14.51 £11.85 £10.56
90th Percentile £57.45 £53.75 £47.67
Median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.13% +32.25%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Hampshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in Hampshire

Data Centre
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Hampshire over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Hampshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Hampshire

Data Centre
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Centre in Hampshire over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Data Centre in Hampshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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
Farnborough +26 10 £375 +42.86% 2
Basingstoke +23 10 £375 +4.17% 6
Fleet +11 7 £400 -1.84%
Havant - 7 £493 -
Bordon - 6 £563 -
Southampton +8 5 £473 +5.00% 4
Winchester +5 4 £450 - 2
Portsmouth +32 3 £450 +24.14%
Gosport +7 2 £400 -5.88%
Hook +5 2 £141 -64.75% 1
Fareham +13 1 £675 +50.00%
Andover +3 1 £450 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 31 (41.89%) Migration
2 27 (36.49%) VMware
2 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Cisco
2 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
3 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (35.14%) Firewall
4 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (25.68%) Active Directory
5 19 (25.68%) Linux
6 18 (24.32%) WAN
7 17 (22.97%) DHCP
7 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
7 17 (22.97%) PKI
8 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (20.27%) LAN
9 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
10 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (18.92%) DNS
10 14 (18.92%) High Availability
11 13 (17.57%) Office 365
12 12 (16.22%) vSphere
12 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
12 12 (16.22%) ITIL
12 12 (16.22%) DevOps
12 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (16.22%) Skype
12 12 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 11 (14.86%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.11%) Confluence
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.70%) nginx
6 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) AWS
2 7 (9.46%) IaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Azure
3 2 (2.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.14%) Firewall
2 18 (24.32%) WAN
3 17 (22.97%) DHCP
4 15 (20.27%) LAN
5 14 (18.92%) DNS
6 12 (16.22%) Skype
7 10 (13.51%) Network Security
8 9 (12.16%) PBX
9 8 (10.81%) BGP
9 8 (10.81%) MPLS
9 8 (10.81%) OSPF
10 7 (9.46%) VLAN
11 6 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (8.11%) TACACS
12 5 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (6.76%) DMVPN
12 5 (6.76%) iSCSI
12 5 (6.76%) SSH
13 4 (5.41%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) MySQL
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (4.05%) MariaDB
3 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Bitbucket
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
1 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.76%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Architect
2 15 (20.27%) Network Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 5 (6.76%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) AWS Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) DBA
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Messaging Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) MongoDB DBA
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.70%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.70%) Flash
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.35%) Middleware
4 1 (1.35%) OAuth
4 1 (1.35%) OpenID
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) SAML
4 1 (1.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) PKI
2 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.22%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (8.11%) RSA SecurID
5 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.76%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.76%) Private Cloud
5 5 (6.76%) Public Cloud
6 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
7 3 (4.05%) Replication
7 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.70%) Clustering
8 2 (2.70%) Life Science
8 2 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Windows
2 19 (25.68%) Linux
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (4.05%) AIX
7 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.05%) Unix
8 1 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Migration
2 14 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (18.92%) High Availability
3 12 (16.22%) DevOps
3 12 (16.22%) ITIL
3 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.16%) Capacity Management
4 9 (12.16%) Validation
5 8 (10.81%) Business Continuity
5 8 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.81%) Project Delivery
5 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.46%) Change Control
7 6 (8.11%) Decision-Making
7 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (6.76%) Tech Ops
9 4 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.51%) Python
3 8 (10.81%) SQL
4 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (36.49%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.97%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.81%) CCNP
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
6 6 (8.11%) CCIE
6 6 (8.11%) CCSA
6 6 (8.11%) CCSE
6 6 (8.11%) Degree
6 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (6.76%) CISSP
7 5 (6.76%) MCSE
8 4 (5.41%) MCSA
9 3 (4.05%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (4.05%) VCP6
10 2 (2.70%) CCDA
10 2 (2.70%) CISM
10 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) NCSC
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) NIST
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (25.68%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.22%) vSphere
4 8 (10.81%) VMware NSX
5 5 (6.76%) NFS
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.70%) vCloud
8 1 (1.35%) Docker
8 1 (1.35%) GFS2
8 1 (1.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) vRealize
2 5 (6.76%) SCOM
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.41%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.05%) Ansible
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (4.05%) Foglight
4 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (4.05%) SCCM
5 2 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.70%) Puppet
6 1 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (36.49%) Cisco
1 27 (36.49%) VMware
2 26 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) F5
4 9 (12.16%) Sonus
5 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.46%) Juniper
6 7 (9.46%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle
7 5 (6.76%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.05%) Apple
8 3 (4.05%) Imperva
8 3 (4.05%) McAfee
8 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.05%) Sybase
9 2 (2.70%) EMC
9 2 (2.70%) NetApp
9 2 (2.70%) SAP
9 2 (2.70%) Veeam
10 1 (1.35%) Intel