Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 64 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 23 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.80% 1.60% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.53% 5.99% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 8
South Wales median daily rate £420 £405 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -7.43% +13.64%
10th Percentile £263 £264 £342
90th Percentile £450 £456 £540
Wales median daily rate £420 £405 £438
% change year-on-year +3.70% -7.43% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate - - £18.75
Wales median hourly rate - - £18.75

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 352 267 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.61% 26.67% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 200 169
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £264 £175 £213
90th Percentile £575 £475 £525
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +12.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 14
South Wales median hourly rate £20.31 £35.00 £23.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.97% +47.52% +25.53%
10th Percentile £14.49 £15.76 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.11 £52.80 £52.75
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -46.09% +72.84% +24.62%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in South Wales

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in South Wales

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in South Wales

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in South Wales

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Cardiff -15 15 £325 -9.09% 1
Newport - 7 £450 -
Data Centre
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) PKI
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 6 (26.09%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
5 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Citrix
5 6 (26.09%) SAN
5 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 6 (26.09%) VBScript
5 6 (26.09%) VB
5 6 (26.09%) IIS
5 6 (26.09%) Server Management
5 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (26.09%) Data Structures

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
4 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) DMZ
5 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) Junos
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 4 (17.39%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) PKI
2 6 (26.09%) Data Structures
3 3 (13.04%) Reference Data
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) CESG
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) e-Health
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) LIMS
5 1 (4.35%) NHS
5 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (4.35%) PACS
5 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
3 6 (26.09%) Server Management
3 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
4 5 (21.74%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Informatics
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
1 6 (26.09%) VB
1 6 (26.09%) VBScript
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) HNC
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) CISSP
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) CCNP
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.35%) NFS
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) Meraki
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos