Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 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
England > North East
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 85 85
Rank change year-on-year +23 0 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 33 79 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.72% 3.05% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.80% 7.91% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 78 24
North East median daily rate £315 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.67% -13.92%
10th Percentile £291 £284 £231
90th Percentile £571 £445 £643
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
North East median hourly rate £31.25 £28.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.61% -38.46% -
10th Percentile £30.25 £26.85 £36.10
90th Percentile £32.25 £29.00 £49.95
England median hourly rate £19.75 £23.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year -16.84% - +5.56%

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 423 999 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 34.90% 38.63% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 678 399
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £240
90th Percentile £588 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 50
North East median hourly rate £28.75 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.68% +24.44% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £34.50 £39.18
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.00 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.02% +10.01% +6.06%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 +12 28 £315 -10.00% 2
Teesside - 3 £288 -
Durham - 1 - -
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 10 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 North East region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Unix
3 15 (45.45%) Solaris
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) Clustering
3 15 (45.45%) High Availability
4 14 (42.42%) Firewall
4 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
4 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
4 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 14 (42.42%) AIX
5 13 (39.39%) HPUX
5 13 (39.39%) JBoss
5 13 (39.39%) Perl
5 13 (39.39%) Oracle
5 13 (39.39%) WebLogic
5 13 (39.39%) DNS
5 13 (39.39%) Apache
5 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
5 13 (39.39%) Sun
5 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
5 13 (39.39%) iPlanet
5 13 (39.39%) Shell Script
5 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Korn
5 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
5 13 (39.39%) SUSE
5 13 (39.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (39.39%) C-shell
5 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell

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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (39.39%) Apache
1 13 (39.39%) iPlanet
1 13 (39.39%) JBoss
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle Application Server
1 13 (39.39%) Tomcat
1 13 (39.39%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.12%) MQSeries
3 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
3 4 (12.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Firewall
1 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (39.39%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) WAN
4 7 (21.21%) SAN
5 5 (15.15%) FCoE
5 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
6 4 (12.12%) LDAP
6 4 (12.12%) NAS
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (6.06%) DHCP
8 2 (6.06%) SMS
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.03%) LAN
9 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
9 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Unix Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) AIX Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) HPUX Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Grid Computing
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Unix
2 15 (45.45%) Solaris
3 14 (42.42%) AIX
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 13 (39.39%) HPUX
4 13 (39.39%) SUSE
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 15 (45.45%) High Availability
3 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
4 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (12.12%) Requirements Management
6 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Contract Management
8 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) Server Building
8 2 (6.06%) Software Deployment
9 1 (3.03%) Break/Fix
9 1 (3.03%) IT Strategy
9 1 (3.03%) SFIA
9 1 (3.03%) Software Audit
9 1 (3.03%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
1 13 (39.39%) C-shell
1 13 (39.39%) Korn
1 13 (39.39%) Perl
1 13 (39.39%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (12.12%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) CCNA
6 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) CISM
7 1 (3.03%) CISSP
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Samba
2 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
3 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) KVM
4 5 (15.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) OpenView
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 13 (39.39%) Sun
3 11 (33.33%) F5
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 9 (27.27%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix
6 5 (15.15%) PlateSpin
6 5 (15.15%) Veritas
7 4 (12.12%) Cognos
7 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) Opsware
8 2 (6.06%) Borland
8 2 (6.06%) McAfee
8 2 (6.06%) Symantec
9 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.03%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto