Period
to 21 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 21 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 74 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 44 31 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.42% 2.52% 2.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.87% 7.16% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 75
North East median daily rate £365 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -4.41% +19.30%
10th Percentile £248 £305 £283
90th Percentile £479 £473 £445
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
North East median hourly rate - £31.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.61% -38.46%
England median hourly rate £23.13 £17.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year +30.31% -26.80% -3.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 446 433 1,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 34.63% 35.20% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 296 733
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.01% -14.00%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £569 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 68
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.30% +2.68% +16.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.30 £11.16
90th Percentile £19.46 £47.67 £40.60
England median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.90% - +5.10%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in the North East

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in the North East

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in the North East over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in the North East

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in the North East

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 33 £365 +2.46% 7
Durham -4 8 £265 - 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (47.73%) Open Source
3 20 (45.45%) High Availability
3 20 (45.45%) Linux
4 19 (43.18%) Configuration Management
5 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (40.91%) Puppet
5 18 (40.91%) Ansible
5 18 (40.91%) DevOps
6 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.82%) TeamCity
7 14 (31.82%) Nagios
7 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
7 14 (31.82%) Packer
7 14 (31.82%) Terraform
8 13 (29.55%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (29.55%) New Relic
8 13 (29.55%) BDD
8 13 (29.55%) Splunk
8 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
9 12 (27.27%) Datadog
10 11 (25.00%) C
11 10 (22.73%) C++
11 10 (22.73%) Java
11 10 (22.73%) Perl
11 10 (22.73%) Python
11 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
11 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 10 (22.73%) Ruby

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (47.73%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (27.27%) Datadog
4 3 (6.82%) Office 365
5 2 (4.55%) PaaS
5 2 (4.55%) SaaS
6 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) OSPF
3 6 (13.64%) BGP
3 6 (13.64%) VPN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 5 (11.36%) MPLS
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security
5 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (9.09%) Wireless
6 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (6.82%) LAN
6 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.55%) SMS
7 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
1 14 (31.82%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Engineering Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Junior
4 3 (6.82%) Junior DevOps
4 3 (6.82%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Programme Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (6.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) MVS
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) VME
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Open Source
2 20 (45.45%) High Availability
3 19 (43.18%) Configuration Management
4 18 (40.91%) DevOps
5 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (29.55%) BDD
6 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
7 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
8 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.64%) Coaching
10 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (11.36%) Data Centre Operations
10 5 (11.36%) Demand Management
10 5 (11.36%) Resource Allocation
11 4 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (6.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C
2 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 10 (22.73%) C++
2 10 (22.73%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) Perl
2 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.73%) Python
2 10 (22.73%) Ruby
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) CCNP
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCDP
4 1 (2.27%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PMP
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Ansible
1 18 (40.91%) Puppet
2 14 (31.82%) Nagios
2 14 (31.82%) Packer
2 14 (31.82%) Terraform
3 10 (22.73%) Kubernetes
4 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (6.82%) FortiGate
5 3 (6.82%) TrustSec
6 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) New Relic
1 13 (29.55%) Splunk
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) F5
4 3 (6.82%) Fortinet
4 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
4 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.27%) Aruba
6 1 (2.27%) BMC
6 1 (2.27%) Bomgar
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Meraki
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle