Period
to 17 July 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 17 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 61 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 49 24 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.36% 1.92% 4.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.40% 6.02% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 56
Reading median daily rate £475 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +13.89% +50.00%
10th Percentile £400 £418 £356
90th Percentile £625 £601 £522
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 - £53.14
10th Percentile £48.75 - £43.28
90th Percentile £56.25 - £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +41.67% -9.43% -19.70%

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 521 399 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.76% 31.87% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 199 313
Reading median daily rate £418 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £250 £267 £250
90th Percentile £589 £590 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 19
Reading median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -33.33% +29.35%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £64.13 £55.27 £57.12
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £18.00
% change year-on-year +26.26% -23.00% -

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 17 July 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 17 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 Reading region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 22 (44.90%) Project Management
2 19 (38.78%) Computer Science
3 18 (36.73%) Degree
4 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
4 15 (30.61%) ITIL
5 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (24.49%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (22.45%) Data Centre Operations
6 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.41%) MS Visio
7 10 (20.41%) Oracle
7 10 (20.41%) PMI
7 10 (20.41%) PMP
7 10 (20.41%) PMI Certification
7 10 (20.41%) Project Planning
7 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.37%) Power BI
8 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (18.37%) C
8 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (16.33%) Migration
10 7 (14.29%) VMware
10 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (12.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (12.24%) Cisco
11 6 (12.24%) IBM
11 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
12 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery

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 (4.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) PaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.04%) Office 365
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) Network Security
1 5 (10.20%) WAN
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) WLAN
3 3 (6.12%) MPLS
3 3 (6.12%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) 3G
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.08%) LTE
4 2 (4.08%) VLAN
4 2 (4.08%) VoLTE
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.04%) DVB
5 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.04%) GSM
5 1 (2.04%) HSRP
5 1 (2.04%) IPsec
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Power BI
2 5 (10.20%) DB2
3 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.16%) QlikView
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
General
1 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) French Language
2 5 (10.20%) German Language
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Architect
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre Engineer
1 10 (20.41%) Project Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Azure Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Transformation Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.04%) Kafka
1 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (2.04%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.41%) PMI
3 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Project Management
2 15 (30.61%) ITIL
3 12 (24.49%) Customer Requirements
4 11 (22.45%) Data Centre Operations
5 10 (20.41%) Project Planning
6 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (16.33%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (10.20%) Data Management
8 5 (10.20%) Decision-Making
8 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 5 (10.20%) Network Management
8 5 (10.20%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.16%) Data Science
10 3 (6.12%) Service Management
10 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) AWK
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) PMI Certification
2 10 (20.41%) PMP
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) PhD
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) CCIE
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) CISSP
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.04%) HNC
6 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) StorNext
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Snort
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.08%) Netcool
4 2 (4.08%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (4.08%) OpenView
4 2 (4.08%) TeMIP
4 2 (4.08%) Terraform
5 1 (2.04%) Ansible
5 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.04%) Control-M
5 1 (2.04%) Grafana
5 1 (2.04%) Graphite
5 1 (2.04%) Kibana
5 1 (2.04%) Mesos
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) Salt
5 1 (2.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco
4 6 (12.24%) IBM
5 5 (10.20%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) Veeam
6 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.12%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (6.12%) Infovista
7 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.08%) BMC
8 2 (4.08%) BT
8 2 (4.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.04%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.04%) McAfee
9 1 (2.04%) Nokia
9 1 (2.04%) Remedy
9 1 (2.04%) Unisys