Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 64 40
Rank change year-on-year -16 -24 +8
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 116 111 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.02% 3.14% 4.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.02% 10.61% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 77 152
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £270 £262 £319
90th Percentile £580 £488 £572
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £35.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -44.25% +19.58%
South East median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £25.38
% change year-on-year -3.75% -21.18% -7.73%

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 1,286 1,046 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.52% 29.58% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 599 788
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £275 £182 £237
90th Percentile £575 £538 £577
South East median daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 59 77
Hampshire median hourly rate £29.75 £23.14 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -28.80% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.08 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.48 £49.15 £58.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £19.34 £21.08
% change year-on-year +3.41% -8.24% +10.76%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Hampshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Hampshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Hampshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 14 December 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
Basingstoke -5 23 £385 -6.67% 6
Farnborough -3 15 £308 -29.71% 4
Fleet -9 12 £400 +17.65%
Gosport - 12 £405 - 1
Hook +5 10 £375 -6.25%
Fareham -5 9 £425 +10.39% 1
Winchester -3 5 £350 +86.67%
Portsmouth -25 5 £500 +29.87% 5
Southampton -21 3 £275 -24.14% 2
Aldershot -5 2 £375 -14.29%
Havant - 1 £175 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 57 (49.14%) Security Cleared
2 54 (46.55%) Cisco
3 42 (36.21%) SC Cleared
4 40 (34.48%) Firewall
5 35 (30.17%) VMware
6 32 (27.59%) Linux
7 27 (23.28%) Migration
8 26 (22.41%) LAN
9 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (18.10%) Windows
11 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
11 20 (17.24%) DevOps
12 19 (16.38%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
12 19 (16.38%) Change Management
12 19 (16.38%) DV Cleared
13 18 (15.52%) WAN
13 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (14.66%) ITIL
14 17 (14.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (12.93%) CCNP
15 15 (12.93%) Service Management
16 14 (12.07%) Service Delivery
16 14 (12.07%) Finance
16 14 (12.07%) McAfee
17 13 (11.21%) DNS
18 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
18 12 (10.34%) Unix
18 12 (10.34%) Network Security
18 12 (10.34%) Puppet

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 8 (6.90%) JBoss
2 7 (6.03%) Apache
2 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.45%) IaaS
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.72%) Datadog
4 2 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.86%) Office 365
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.48%) Firewall
2 26 (22.41%) LAN
3 18 (15.52%) WAN
4 13 (11.21%) DNS
5 12 (10.34%) Network Security
6 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (8.62%) OSPF
8 9 (7.76%) BGP
8 9 (7.76%) BIG-IP
8 9 (7.76%) MPLS
8 9 (7.76%) VoIP
9 8 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.03%) NetScaler
11 6 (5.17%) EIGRP
11 6 (5.17%) IPsec
11 6 (5.17%) SAN
12 4 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (3.45%) DHCP
12 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.86%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (23.28%) Network Engineer
2 24 (20.69%) Architect
3 12 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Design Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Lead Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.03%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Data Centre Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Network Support
8 6 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.17%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) Java EE
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.59%) CCTV
3 3 (2.59%) CMDB
3 3 (2.59%) IPTV
3 3 (2.59%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.59%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.86%) PMI
5 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.86%) Replication
5 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Linux
2 21 (18.10%) Windows
3 17 (14.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.34%) Unix
4 12 (10.34%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.45%) CentOS
8 2 (1.72%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.86%) AIX
9 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) Migration
2 20 (17.24%) DevOps
3 19 (16.38%) Change Management
4 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (14.66%) ITIL
6 15 (12.93%) Service Management
7 14 (12.07%) Service Delivery
8 11 (9.48%) Analytics
8 11 (9.48%) Presales
9 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (8.62%) Technical Leadership
10 9 (7.76%) Problem Management
10 9 (7.76%) Project Management
10 9 (7.76%) TOGAF
11 8 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.90%) Fault Management
12 7 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) Perl
2 4 (3.45%) SQL
3 2 (1.72%) Java
3 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.86%) PHP
4 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.86%) Python
4 1 (0.86%) Ruby
4 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (49.14%) Security Cleared
2 42 (36.21%) SC Cleared
3 19 (16.38%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (16.38%) DV Cleared
4 15 (12.93%) CCNP
5 7 (6.03%) CCIE
6 6 (5.17%) Degree
7 5 (4.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.45%) CCDE
9 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.72%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.86%) BICSI Certification
10 1 (0.86%) BICSI RCDD
10 1 (0.86%) CCDP
10 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.86%) MCSE
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) PCI DSS
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 6 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.45%) VMware NSX
4 3 (2.59%) vSphere
4 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.72%) Docker
5 2 (1.72%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (10.34%) Puppet
2 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (6.03%) SELinux
3 6 (5.17%) FortiGate
4 5 (4.31%) Ansible
4 5 (4.31%) Packer
4 5 (4.31%) SCOM
4 5 (4.31%) Terraform
5 3 (2.59%) Nessus
6 2 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.72%) SCCM
6 2 (1.72%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (46.55%) Cisco
2 35 (30.17%) VMware
3 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 19 (16.38%) Red Hat
5 14 (12.07%) McAfee
6 11 (9.48%) Citrix
6 11 (9.48%) Palo Alto
7 9 (7.76%) F5
7 9 (7.76%) Riverbed
8 6 (5.17%) Forcepoint
8 6 (5.17%) Huawei
9 5 (4.31%) Juniper
9 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.45%) CA
10 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.59%) Brocade
11 3 (2.59%) Dell
11 3 (2.59%) Nokia
11 3 (2.59%) Qualys
11 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow