Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 92 73
Rank change year-on-year +37 -19 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 51 28 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.01% 1.91% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.01% 5.34% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 36
North East median daily rate £353 £440 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.89% +51.72% -13.43%
10th Percentile £186 £263 £205
90th Percentile £638 £450 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.43% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
North East median hourly rate £31.00 - £28.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -37.50% +49.33%

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 566 524 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.50% 35.72% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 369 562
North East median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £224 £243 £224
90th Percentile £550 £550 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 39
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £12.29 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.24% -53.62% +76.67%
10th Percentile £12.18 £8.89 £11.20
90th Percentile £46.00 £55.23 £35.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +19.32%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +23 41 £363 -17.61% 6
Durham +5 9 £300 +50.00% 3
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 31 (60.78%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 27 (52.94%) Open Source
2 27 (52.94%) High Availability
3 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (49.02%) DevOps
3 25 (49.02%) Configuration Management
4 24 (47.06%) Nagios
4 24 (47.06%) Datadog
4 24 (47.06%) New Relic
4 24 (47.06%) Ansible
4 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (47.06%) Puppet
4 24 (47.06%) Splunk
5 23 (45.10%) Bash Shell
5 23 (45.10%) Linux
5 23 (45.10%) Python
5 23 (45.10%) C
5 23 (45.10%) C++
5 23 (45.10%) Java
5 23 (45.10%) Perl
5 23 (45.10%) Ruby
6 22 (43.14%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (35.29%) TeamCity
8 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
8 18 (35.29%) Terraform
8 18 (35.29%) Packer
8 18 (35.29%) Docker
8 18 (35.29%) Amazon Redshift

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 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (47.06%) Datadog
3 4 (7.84%) PaaS
3 4 (7.84%) SaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Office 365
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DHCP
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) WAN
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) IP Telephony
3 5 (9.80%) Unified Communications
4 4 (7.84%) BGP
4 4 (7.84%) Network Security
4 4 (7.84%) OSPF
4 4 (7.84%) SMS
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.96%) PBX
5 1 (1.96%) PSTN
5 1 (1.96%) Skype
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
1 18 (35.29%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Data Centre Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Junior
5 3 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
5 3 (5.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) HTML5
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) PKI
3 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Windows
2 23 (45.10%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.88%) AIX
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) High Availability
1 27 (52.94%) Open Source
2 25 (49.02%) Configuration Management
2 25 (49.02%) DevOps
3 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) BDD
4 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 13 (25.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (21.57%) ITIL
7 10 (19.61%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (13.73%) Migration
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
10 5 (9.80%) Contract Management
10 5 (9.80%) Data Management
10 5 (9.80%) IT Strategy
10 5 (9.80%) Network Design
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
10 5 (9.80%) Product Management
10 5 (9.80%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 23 (45.10%) Bash Shell
2 23 (45.10%) C
2 23 (45.10%) C++
2 23 (45.10%) Java
2 23 (45.10%) Perl
2 23 (45.10%) Python
2 23 (45.10%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) CCNP
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.80%) CCDP
5 5 (9.80%) CCIE
5 5 (9.80%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) CISM
5 5 (9.80%) CISSP
5 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.96%) MCSE
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Docker
2 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.80%) vSphere
3 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.84%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) Ansible
1 24 (47.06%) Nagios
1 24 (47.06%) Puppet
2 18 (35.29%) Kubernetes
2 18 (35.29%) Packer
2 18 (35.29%) Terraform
3 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) New Relic
1 24 (47.06%) Splunk
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) VMware
4 8 (15.69%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco
6 4 (7.84%) McAfee
6 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.84%) Symantec
7 3 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.96%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.96%) Polycom
9 1 (1.96%) Remedy