Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 37 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.84% 3.09% 3.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.16% 13.50% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 33
Oxfordshire median daily rate £455 £486 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.53% +2.37% +13.10%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £390
90th Percentile £577 £525 £650
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £12.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +253.50% -63.64% +65.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 404 274 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.05% 22.87% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 195 225
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -
10th Percentile £250 £143 £250
90th Percentile £574 £525 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 16
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.50 £16.80 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.88% +5.00% +19.85%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.79 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £37.25 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +51.52%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -17 14 £550 +10.00% 4
Kidlington -6 5 £500 -4.76%
Banbury - 5 £455 -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 23 (62.16%) Migration
2 13 (35.14%) Firewall
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) Change Management
7 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
7 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
8 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (16.22%) F5
9 6 (16.22%) Office 365
9 6 (16.22%) Project Planning
9 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
9 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
10 5 (13.51%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) LAN
10 5 (13.51%) WAN
10 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
10 5 (13.51%) Banking
10 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (13.51%) DevOps
11 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
11 4 (10.81%) Network Security
11 4 (10.81%) Time Management
11 4 (10.81%) Project Management
11 4 (10.81%) PMI

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 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.22%) Office 365
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.41%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (13.51%) LAN
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) Skype
4 2 (5.41%) SMS
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) BGP
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.70%) IPsec
5 1 (2.70%) Junos
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.70%) PSTN
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Release Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) PMI
2 3 (8.11%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Migration
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Change Management
4 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
5 6 (16.22%) Project Planning
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 4 (10.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (10.81%) Service Design
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
8 3 (8.11%) Network Design
8 3 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) PMI Certification
1 4 (10.81%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIE
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.41%) Terraform
2 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.70%) Packer
2 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) F5
4 4 (10.81%) Cadence
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Google
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.70%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.70%) Brocade
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk
7 1 (2.70%) Zscaler