Period
to 18 November 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 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 57 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 18 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.30% 2.21% 1.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 7.05% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 15
South Wales median daily rate £420 £280 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.26% -41.15% +23.38%
10th Percentile £280 £157 £196
90th Percentile £553 £435 £555
Wales median daily rate £435 £280 £475
% change year-on-year +55.62% -41.15% +26.25%
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 417 298 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 30.22% 31.37% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 204 261
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +9.55%
10th Percentile £275 £157 £163
90th Percentile £588 £494 £525
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 9
South Wales median hourly rate £22.75 £29.07 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +14.00% +24.39%
10th Percentile £13.82 £14.48 £17.38
90th Percentile £35.25 £39.93 £44.50
Wales median hourly rate £19.59 £23.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -14.83% +12.20% +12.33%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -26 12 £420 +50.26%
Newport - 4 £450 - 2
Bridgend - 1 £300 - 2
Data Centre
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) PKI
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 3 (16.67%) VBScript
4 3 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (16.67%) HNC

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) Junos
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) VRRP
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IP Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
1 3 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) e-Health
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) LIMS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PACS
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) High Availability
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (16.67%) Server Management
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) VB
1 3 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) HNC
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) HL7
1 1 (5.56%) PMBOK
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Asigra
3 1 (5.56%) Brocade
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee
3 1 (5.56%) Meraki
3 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos