Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 27 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.19% 3.60% 2.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.36% 14.58% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 26
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £288
90th Percentile £550 £683 £650
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £27.50
South East median hourly rate £20.66 £16.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +29.09% -62.79% +160.61%

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 323 288 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 26.15% 24.66% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 188 247
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £420 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +15.38% -4.21%
10th Percentile £175 £122 £182
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 12
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £14.53 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.20% -19.31% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.88 £14.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £39.28 £114.00
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +37.26% -27.08% +44.58%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -16 14 £450 -10.00%
Kidlington -9 2 £515 +8.42%
Thame - 1 £463 - 3
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 13 (48.15%) Windows
1 13 (48.15%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (29.63%) Decision-Making
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
4 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) Office 365
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Cadence
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office

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 (3.70%) ColdFusion
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) SMS
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
5 1 (3.70%) Junos
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) PSTN
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.41%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Release Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Decision-Making
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (14.81%) Service Design
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
7 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
1 4 (14.81%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
2 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (7.41%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) Packer
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Cadence
4 3 (11.11%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) Google
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.70%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) Brocade
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) Zscaler