The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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 Centre Specialist
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes - - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £493 £210
% change year-on-year -9.64% +134.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 694 721 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.28% 95.62% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 400 374
Median daily rate £410 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Data Centre Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Specialist in Milton Keynes

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Data Centre Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 4 (100.00%) vCloud
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) vRealize
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V2
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) vCloud
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware