Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 10 December 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 74 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 21 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.89% 2.63% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.82% 11.70% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 31
Oxfordshire median daily rate £444 £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.83% +3.61% +28.57%
10th Percentile £391 £263 £356
90th Percentile £531 £525 £688
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.38
% change year-on-year +15.00% -21.18% -7.73%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 308 265 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.65% 22.48% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 194 184
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £179 £145
90th Percentile £588 £575 £584
South East median daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 27
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.00 £10.90
90th Percentile £26.88 £58.75 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £20.63 £19.34 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.64% -10.05% +17.13%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Oxfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Oxfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Oxfordshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Oxfordshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Oxford +5 6 £469 +10.29% 1
Kidlington +2 3 £500 +29.03% 1
Banbury - 1 - -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 10 (47.62%) Migration
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (23.81%) IaaS
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Network Security
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 2 (9.52%) G Suite
7 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.76%) Totara
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (23.81%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.52%) G Suite
5 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (4.76%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.76%) PaaS
5 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) InfluxDB
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Service Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Transition Manager
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) HP AIS
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Foglight
1 1 (4.76%) Grafana
1 1 (4.76%) Icinga
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Sentry
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Google
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) CommVault
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Sun