Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 87 42
Rank change year-on-year +27 -45 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 34 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.92% 1.58% 4.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.04% 6.35% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £428 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +21.43% -46.15%
10th Percentile £375 £210 £230
90th Percentile £750 £500 £498
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -8.82% +21.43% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £36.25 - £11.50
10th Percentile £11.50 - £11.25
90th Percentile £59.25 - £11.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.25 - £11.50

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 376 425 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.30% 24.94% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 238 235
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% -3.44% +3.23%
10th Percentile £222 £162 £217
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.13% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 15 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.58 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +20.00% -5.42%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.65 £10.52
90th Percentile £47.50 £59.00 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.94 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -32.23% +16.28% +33.21%

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 16 January 2019.

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

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Centre in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 15 (44.12%) Cisco
4 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (35.29%) DV Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) Server Management
6 11 (32.35%) Patch Management
6 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
7 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
7 10 (29.41%) LAN
7 10 (29.41%) Firewall
7 10 (29.41%) Server Building
7 10 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (26.47%) vSphere
8 9 (26.47%) Unified Communications
8 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 8 (23.53%) CCNP
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (23.53%) Citrix
9 8 (23.53%) Internet
9 8 (23.53%) SCCM
9 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 8 (23.53%) Network Management
10 7 (20.59%) Aruba
10 7 (20.59%) F5
10 7 (20.59%) Palo Alto
10 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
1 10 (29.41%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) Unified Communications
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 8 (23.53%) Internet
4 7 (20.59%) BGP
4 7 (20.59%) BIG-IP
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (20.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (20.59%) IPsec
4 7 (20.59%) SSL
4 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (20.59%) Telepresence
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (11.76%) Network Security
7 3 (8.82%) NAS
7 3 (8.82%) SAN
8 2 (5.88%) Broadband
8 2 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) ScriptRunner
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Operator
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
1 6 (17.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) BYOD
3 1 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Server Management
2 11 (32.35%) Patch Management
3 10 (29.41%) Server Building
4 8 (23.53%) Network Management
5 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
5 7 (20.59%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 6 (17.65%) Task Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Change Management
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.88%) High Availability
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.88%) Server Hardening
9 2 (5.88%) Service Management
10 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
4 8 (23.53%) CCNP
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (17.65%) CCA
5 6 (17.65%) CCNA
5 6 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (17.65%) MCTS
5 6 (17.65%) VCAP
5 6 (17.65%) VCP4
5 6 (17.65%) VCP5
5 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) MCSE
8 1 (2.94%) NCDA
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 10 (29.41%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (26.47%) vSphere
4 6 (17.65%) vCloud
4 6 (17.65%) XenServer
5 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.88%) XenApp
7 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.94%) Docker
8 1 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (20.59%) SCVMM
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (17.65%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.88%) Control-M
4 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) SnapMirror
5 1 (2.94%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) Aruba
4 7 (20.59%) F5
4 7 (20.59%) Juniper
4 7 (20.59%) Palo Alto
5 5 (14.71%) Blue Coat
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) CA
7 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Intel
8 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) McAfee