Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 58 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 -25 +7
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 31 31 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.11% 2.45% 4.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.90% 6.80% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 38
Reading median daily rate £475 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.03% -3.76%
10th Percentile £318 £270 £313
90th Percentile £533 £543 £570
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £419
% change year-on-year -2.94% +1.49% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Reading median hourly rate - - £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -66.67% -20.54%

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 449 456 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 30.61% 36.10% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 252 241
Reading median daily rate £415 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.75% -2.81% -
10th Percentile £163 £234 £168
90th Percentile £587 £538 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -38.78% +47.37%
10th Percentile £7.83 £10.54 £18.61
90th Percentile £48.90 £40.00 £55.52
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +44.00% -36.31% -1.88%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Reading

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Reading

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Reading

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Migration
5 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
6 8 (25.81%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) SCCM
7 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
8 6 (19.35%) Service Management
8 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.13%) LAN
9 5 (16.13%) Linux
9 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 4 (12.90%) Contract Management
10 4 (12.90%) Power BI
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
10 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
10 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
10 4 (12.90%) SCOM
10 4 (12.90%) Veeam
10 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) SQL

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) PaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) 3G
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) LTE
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) VoLTE
3 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.23%) DVB
4 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Power BI
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Redis
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Vendor Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) OSS Architect
6 2 (6.45%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.23%) Kafka
1 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.23%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (19.35%) Service Management
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Contract Management
6 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C
3 1 (3.23%) AWK
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) APMP
3 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Flume
3 1 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.45%) Netcool
3 2 (6.45%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (6.45%) OpenView
3 2 (6.45%) TeMIP
3 2 (6.45%) vRealize
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Grafana
4 1 (3.23%) Graphite
4 1 (3.23%) Kibana
4 1 (3.23%) Mesos
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) StatsD
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Veeam
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) BMC
6 1 (3.23%) BT
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) New Relic
6 1 (3.23%) Nokia
6 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk