Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 66 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 31 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.49% 2.56% 3.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.01% 10.56% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 40
Oxfordshire median daily rate £455 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.32% +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £408 £425 £389
90th Percentile £578 £525 £650
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £33.71 £18.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year +87.28% -31.75% +15.53%

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 387 284 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.08% 24.19% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 213 229
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.95%
10th Percentile £275 £154 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 22
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £17.77 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +10.20% +20.79%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.75 £41.25 £40.55
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +51.32% -17.39% +35.29%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 11 £485 -7.18% 1
Banbury - 5 £455 -
Kidlington -5 4 £513 -2.38%
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (67.74%) Migration
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Banking
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) F5
6 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
6 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (9.68%) MPLS
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Network Design
8 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.68%) VMware
8 3 (9.68%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 3 (9.68%) Dependency Management

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 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.68%) IaaS
4 2 (6.45%) G Suite
4 2 (6.45%) Office 365
5 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
2 6 (19.35%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (9.68%) MPLS
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) Skype
6 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Process Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Transition Manager
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) CMDB
1 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Debian
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) Dependency Management
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.68%) Network Design
6 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.68%) User Stories
6 3 (9.68%) Workflow
7 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Application Rationalisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) HP AIS
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Packer
3 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) F5
4 3 (9.68%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Cadence
6 1 (3.23%) HP