Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 18 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 > Kent
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 34 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 14 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.59% 5.52% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% 13.10% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 6
Kent median daily rate £320 £385 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +8.45% -2.07%
10th Percentile £99 £275 £260
90th Percentile £451 £670 £656
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £15.19 - -
South East median hourly rate £19.25 £20.33 £23.75
% change year-on-year -5.30% -14.41% -20.83%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 112 229 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.72% 42.17% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 170 89
Kent median daily rate £344 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +7.69% -4.76%
10th Percentile £119 £120 £153
90th Percentile £524 £581 £563
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 4
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +26.86% +19.12%
10th Percentile £16.15 £25.30 £14.13
90th Percentile £44.50 £87.30 £26.28
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £19.48 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -7.23% +10.35%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Kent

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Kent

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Kent over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Kent

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Kent

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 18 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
Maidstone +21 5 £105 - 1
Dartford - 1 £188 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Kent region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Apple
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (42.86%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Office 365
4 5 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team Management
4 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) MCSA
5 4 (28.57%) Canon
5 4 (28.57%) Xerox
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) CCDA
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) CCNP
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) VXLAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team
2 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Virtual Team Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) CCDA
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) vCloud
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) vCenter Server
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Apple
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Canon
3 4 (28.57%) Xerox
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) PlateSpin
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam