Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 68 93
Rank change year-on-year +11 +25 -20
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 23 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.36% 1.70% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.77% 5.85% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 10
South Wales median daily rate £279 £475 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +23.38% +2.67%
10th Percentile £156 £196 £325
90th Percentile £434 £548 £387
Wales median daily rate £279 £475 £376
% change year-on-year -41.25% +26.25% -5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 296 325 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 30.42% 29.02% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 247 228
South Wales median daily rate £361 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +7.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £145 £162 £196
90th Percentile £475 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £351 £380 £343
% change year-on-year -7.63% +10.95% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 14
South Wales median hourly rate £22.76 £23.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +26.03% +23.73%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.50 £9.41
90th Percentile £39.38 £40.00 £28.68
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £20.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.17% +28.13% +6.67%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +3 18 £280 -41.15%
Newport +17 1 £170 -77.33%
Data Centre
Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 7 (30.43%) Kafka
2 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (30.43%) Marathon
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 5 (21.74%) WAN
4 5 (21.74%) SLA
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) ISEB
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
5 4 (17.39%) CCAA
5 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (17.39%) XenApp
5 4 (17.39%) XenServer
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.04%) Legal
6 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
6 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring

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%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.04%) POP3
3 3 (13.04%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) FCoE
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) ISDN
4 1 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Database Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
3 3 (13.04%) ITSM
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) OpenUP
5 1 (4.35%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCAA
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (13.04%) CCA
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (17.39%) XenApp
1 4 (17.39%) XenServer
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Marathon
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Genesys
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) NVIDIA