Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 23 82 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.83% 3.58% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.37% 9.28% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 83 29
North East median daily rate £315 £380 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.11% +33.33% -18.34%
10th Percentile £150 £303 £228
90th Percentile £650 £445 £630
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
North East median hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.76% -37.63% -
10th Percentile £30.25 £28.00 £45.25
90th Percentile £32.25 £29.00 £50.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £30.19
% change year-on-year -15.79% -21.33% +43.76%

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 428 884 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 34.02% 38.64% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 636 380
North East median daily rate £400 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £276 £244
90th Percentile £581 £533 £557
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 38
North East median hourly rate £32.25 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.18% +43.59% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.73 £10.04
90th Percentile £45.75 £41.88 £43.83
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 February 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 February 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 -12 16 £315 -17.11% 5
Durham - 6 £300 - 1
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) SMS
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (17.39%) Contract Management
5 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) SFIA
5 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Samba
5 3 (13.04%) CISM
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP

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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SMS
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) OSPF
5 1 (4.35%) PBX
5 1 (4.35%) PSTN
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.35%) WLAN
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Contract Management
3 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) SFIA
4 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
1 3 (13.04%) C-shell
1 3 (13.04%) Korn
1 3 (13.04%) Perl
1 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCDP
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 3 (13.04%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) CISM
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Samba
2 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) McAfee
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Polycom
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy