Period
to 18 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -44 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 28 48 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.57% 3.93% 4.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.47% 10.93% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 55
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £320 £206 £360
90th Percentile £500 £500 £700
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £360 £463
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.16% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £11.50 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £11.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year - -53.54% -72.88%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 433 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.33% 35.92% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 240 271
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £229 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.23
90th Percentile £57.75 £38.75 £27.90
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.10
% change year-on-year +20.00% +6.40% -6.02%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Milton Keynes

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Milton Keynes

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Milton Keynes

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Migration
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 9 (32.14%) MCSE
3 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (21.43%) PKI
6 6 (21.43%) MCSA
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Service Design
6 6 (21.43%) Presales
7 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.86%) Symantec
7 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared

Data Centre
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Wintel Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Service Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) PKI
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) AIX
7 2 (7.14%) Solaris
7 2 (7.14%) Unix
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Presales
3 6 (21.43%) Service Design
4 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Line Management
7 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (3.57%) Application Discovery
8 1 (3.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) MCSE
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) MCSA
4 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) GSAE
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.57%) VCP5
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (10.71%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Symantec
4 4 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) Brocade
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) EMC
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin
7 1 (3.57%) SOTI