Period
to 18 November 2018

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 November 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 80 44
Rank change year-on-year +16 -36 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 39 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.03% 2.06% 4.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.03% 7.86% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £383 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.94% - -2.47%
10th Percentile £275 £323 £215
90th Percentile £469 £500 £546
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.12% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year -12.00% - -

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 389 458 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.18% 26.22% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 253 254
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £230 £240 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 21
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.15% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £12.16 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.83 £44.50 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.68 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.47% +28.57% -

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 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Centre in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) DV Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 15 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
5 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (33.33%) ITIL
7 11 (28.21%) Change Management
7 11 (28.21%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (28.21%) Server Management
7 11 (28.21%) Patch Management
7 11 (28.21%) vSphere
8 10 (25.64%) Server Building
8 10 (25.64%) Firewall
8 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
9 9 (23.08%) Windows
9 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (20.51%) F5
10 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
10 8 (20.51%) CCNP
10 8 (20.51%) LAN
10 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
10 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (20.51%) Citrix
10 8 (20.51%) BGP
10 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
10 8 (20.51%) PowerShell

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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 8 (20.51%) BGP
2 8 (20.51%) LAN
2 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) BIG-IP
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (17.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (17.95%) Internet
3 7 (17.95%) IPsec
3 7 (17.95%) SSL
3 7 (17.95%) Telepresence
3 7 (17.95%) Unified Communications
3 7 (17.95%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (5.13%) NAS
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) Administrator
2 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Technician
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Network Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Data Technician
3 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (7.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Operator
4 2 (5.13%) Network Support
4 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Virtual Environments
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Change Management
3 11 (28.21%) Patch Management
3 11 (28.21%) Server Management
4 10 (25.64%) Server Building
5 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
6 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
6 8 (20.51%) ITSM
6 8 (20.51%) Service Management
7 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
7 7 (17.95%) Network Management
8 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.38%) Task Automation
9 3 (7.69%) Migration
10 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (43.59%) DV Cleared
3 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) CCNP
4 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (17.95%) VCAP
5 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (15.38%) CCA
6 6 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (15.38%) MCTS
6 6 (15.38%) VCP4
6 6 (15.38%) VCP5
7 5 (12.82%) CCNA
8 2 (5.13%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) Degree
8 2 (5.13%) MCSE
9 1 (2.56%) CCIE
9 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (28.21%) vSphere
3 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.38%) vCloud
4 6 (15.38%) XenServer
5 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.13%) XenApp
7 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
1 7 (17.95%) SCVMM
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) Control-M
3 2 (5.13%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
3 8 (20.51%) F5
4 7 (17.95%) Aruba
4 7 (17.95%) Juniper
4 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
5 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) NetApp
7 2 (5.13%) BMC
7 2 (5.13%) CA
7 2 (5.13%) Intel
8 1 (2.56%) Brocade
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee
8 1 (2.56%) Riverbed