Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 50 44
Rank change year-on-year -36 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 22 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.82% 4.00% 4.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.33% 16.33% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 41
Oxfordshire median daily rate £433 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.89% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £306 £263
90th Percentile £530 £679 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £419 £413
% change year-on-year +1.49% +1.52% +8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
South East median hourly rate £20.33 £21.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -3.20% -51.16% +100.00%

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 300 294 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.77% 24.50% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 188 294
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £175 £137 £165
90th Percentile £575 £575 £537
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 23
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.79% +3.13% -8.57%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £81.25 £37.25 £51.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +36.36%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -26 10 £413 -13.16% 1
Kidlington -9 2 £419 -1.47%
Thame - 1 £463 - 1
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 11 (50.00%) Migration
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
5 7 (31.82%) Office 365
6 6 (27.27%) Project Management
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
7 5 (22.73%) Service Design
8 4 (18.18%) Time Management
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 4 (18.18%) DHCP
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (18.18%) LAN
8 4 (18.18%) PMI
8 4 (18.18%) PMP
8 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
9 3 (13.64%) Publishing
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) Apple
9 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
9 3 (13.64%) SLA

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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (31.82%) Office 365
3 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.09%) IaaS
4 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) SMS
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Service Design
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
1 4 (18.18%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto