Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 70 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 -21 -18
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 45 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.08% 2.99% 3.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.92% 10.50% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 18
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -5.03%
10th Percentile £275 £316 £270
90th Percentile £500 £500 £548
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year -26.67% - -

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 412 476 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.20% 28.45% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 255 244
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £222
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £388 £418
% change year-on-year +3.87% -7.35% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 18
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.44 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.40 £19.55 £15.26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.86% -

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 24 September 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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 25 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) ITIL
3 15 (33.33%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 12 (26.67%) Service Management
5 12 (26.67%) Firewall
6 11 (24.44%) ITSM
6 11 (24.44%) Change Management
6 11 (24.44%) LAN
6 11 (24.44%) WAN
6 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (24.44%) DV Cleared
7 10 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (20.00%) Unix
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco
8 9 (20.00%) CCNP
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 9 (20.00%) BGP
8 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (20.00%) F5
9 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
9 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (17.78%) SSL
9 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.56%) CSS

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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) LAN
2 11 (24.44%) WAN
3 9 (20.00%) BGP
4 8 (17.78%) SSL
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.56%) BIG-IP
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (15.56%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (15.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (15.56%) Internet
5 7 (15.56%) IPsec
5 7 (15.56%) SAN
5 7 (15.56%) Telepresence
5 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (6.67%) DNS
8 2 (4.44%) Broadband
8 2 (4.44%) MPLS
8 2 (4.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) GIS
1 1 (2.22%) OLTP
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
1 5 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Administrator
2 4 (8.89%) Architect
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre Technician
2 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Operator
3 3 (6.67%) Data Technician
3 3 (6.67%) Network Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) SAML
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) HACMP
5 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Unix
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) AIX
7 2 (4.44%) Solaris
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) DC/OS
8 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 12 (26.67%) Service Management
4 11 (24.44%) Change Management
4 11 (24.44%) ITSM
5 10 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
7 8 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (15.56%) Network Management
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (8.89%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (8.89%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (8.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.67%) Decision-Making
11 3 (6.67%) High Availability
11 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 3 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Java
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
1 2 (4.44%) VB
2 1 (2.22%) C#
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 25 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) DV Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (20.00%) CCNP
5 5 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 2 (4.44%) MCSE
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.22%) CCIE
8 1 (2.22%) CISM
8 1 (2.22%) CISSP
8 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.22%) PMP
8 1 (2.22%) SSCP
8 1 (2.22%) VCAP
8 1 (2.22%) VCP6
8 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Government Security Classifications
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) vSphere
3 4 (8.89%) vCloud
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.44%) Docker
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
5 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.22%) GPFS
6 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.44%) Control-M
3 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.44%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (20.00%) Cisco
2 9 (20.00%) F5
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Aruba
3 7 (15.56%) Juniper
3 7 (15.56%) Palo Alto
4 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 4 (8.89%) NetApp
6 3 (6.67%) BMC
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix
6 3 (6.67%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Intel
7 2 (4.44%) CA
7 2 (4.44%) IBM
7 2 (4.44%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.44%) SAP
8 1 (2.22%) 3PAR