Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 55 77
Rank change year-on-year -28 +22 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 6 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.50% 3.16% 2.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 9.84% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 24
South Wales median daily rate £180 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -63.08% +21.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £168 £155 £251
90th Percentile £196 £613 £513
Wales median daily rate £180 £488 £400
% change year-on-year -63.08% +21.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Wales median hourly rate - £18.00 -

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 332 366 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.44% 32.11% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 275 246
South Wales median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £150 £161 £225
90th Percentile £513 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £391 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 8
South Wales median hourly rate £24.70 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +51.85% -8.47%
10th Percentile £13.95 £14.19 £9.00
90th Percentile £90.80 £55.00 £37.09
Wales median hourly rate £26.91 £19.50 £14.20
% change year-on-year +38.00% +37.32% -2.07%

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 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 22 February 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 -30 2 £180 -63.08% 2
Newport +1 1 £170 -70.43% 1
Data Centre
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Local Government
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) FCoE
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) NVIDIA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) FCoE
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Presales
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NVIDIA
2 1 (16.67%) VMware