Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 34 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 0
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 20 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.01% 2.46% 4.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.00% 7.44% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 15
Liverpool median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -20.00%
10th Percentile £322 £303 £307
90th Percentile £633 £569 £430
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 100 121 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 25.06% 33.06% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 79 102
Liverpool median daily rate £433 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.33% -1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £309 £114 £113
90th Percentile £588 £550 £600
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Liverpool median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -21.88% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.06 £11.00
90th Percentile £24.27 £13.89 £24.50
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +36.00% -21.88% -3.03%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Liverpool

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Liverpool

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Liverpool over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Liverpool

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 4 (20.00%) NX-OS
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Data Security
5 4 (20.00%) CCNP
5 4 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Automotive
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) MGCP
7 2 (10.00%) Intranet
7 2 (10.00%) Nagios

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) LAN
1 8 (40.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.00%) BGP
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) Intranet
5 2 (10.00%) IPv4
5 2 (10.00%) IPv6
5 2 (10.00%) ISDN
5 2 (10.00%) MGCP
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) CMDB
1 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Data Security
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) VB
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNA
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) GIAC
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
1 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (10.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) Sony
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam