Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 15 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 37 34
Rank change year-on-year -32 -3 +21
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 82 110 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.90% 4.99% 5.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.31% 16.79% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 63
Surrey median daily rate £413 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £275 £260 £213
90th Percentile £588 £600 £502
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Surrey median hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £20.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +4.92% -56.72%
10th Percentile £20.83 £21.00 £15.15
90th Percentile £25.00 £25.20 £21.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.38 £28.75
% change year-on-year -21.18% -11.74% -32.35%

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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 881 655 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.17% 29.73% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 423 535
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £188 £240
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 50
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +15.94% -12.66%
10th Percentile £11.00 £14.24 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.18 £48.88
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £19.27
% change year-on-year +7.63% +11.60% +14.26%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Surrey

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Surrey

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Surrey

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Surrey

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 14 £420 -
Staines 0 12 £550 +10.00% 3
Woking +2 6 £288 -24.34%
Guildford -4 5 £385 +37.50%
Redhill -9 5 £413 -28.26% 1
Camberley -6 3 £325 -18.75%
Cobham +2 2 £375 -4.46%
Reigate -43 2 £400 -11.11% 4
Epsom - 2 - -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 15 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 26 (31.71%) Migration
2 22 (26.83%) Linux
3 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (20.73%) Cisco
6 16 (19.51%) ITIL
6 16 (19.51%) DevOps
7 15 (18.29%) Windows
7 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (18.29%) Firewall
7 15 (18.29%) Network Security
8 14 (17.07%) Finance
8 14 (17.07%) Configuration Management
8 14 (17.07%) Service Management
8 14 (17.07%) Public Cloud
9 13 (15.85%) CCNP
9 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (14.63%) LAN
11 11 (13.41%) Python
11 11 (13.41%) SolarWinds
11 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (10.98%) F5
13 9 (10.98%) VoIP
13 9 (10.98%) WAN
13 9 (10.98%) CCNA
13 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (9.76%) SAS
14 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
14 8 (9.76%) Network Architecture

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (9.76%) SAS
2 5 (6.10%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
3 2 (2.44%) nginx
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (8.54%) IaaS
3 7 (8.54%) PaaS
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.44%) Office 365
4 2 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
1 15 (18.29%) Network Security
2 12 (14.63%) LAN
3 10 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (10.98%) VoIP
4 9 (10.98%) WAN
5 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.32%) Wireless
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (4.88%) VPN
7 3 (3.66%) OSPF
7 3 (3.66%) SSL
8 2 (2.44%) DHCP
8 2 (2.44%) DNS
8 2 (2.44%) Internet
8 2 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (1.22%) BGP
9 1 (1.22%) MPLS
9 1 (1.22%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.44%) Big Data
3 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.44%) DB2
3 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Architect
2 12 (14.63%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (8.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Data Centre Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Data Centre Technician
8 5 (6.10%) Network Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Cisco Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Cisco Network Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) JSON
2 5 (6.10%) REST
3 3 (3.66%) Middleware
4 2 (2.44%) Sensu
4 2 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (1.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) CMDB
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.44%) AS400
5 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) iSeries
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Linux
2 15 (18.29%) Windows
3 6 (7.32%) Unix
3 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Solaris
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Migration
2 16 (19.51%) DevOps
2 16 (19.51%) ITIL
3 14 (17.07%) Configuration Management
3 14 (17.07%) Service Management
4 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (9.76%) Network Architecture
7 8 (9.76%) TOGAF
8 7 (8.54%) BCP
8 7 (8.54%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.32%) High Availability
9 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.10%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Operations Management
10 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.10%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) Python
2 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
3 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.10%) SQL
5 3 (3.66%) Perl
6 2 (2.44%) Go
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) C-shell
7 1 (1.22%) Java
7 1 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.85%) CCNP
3 9 (10.98%) CCNA
4 6 (7.32%) CCIE
5 5 (6.10%) Degree
5 5 (6.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.88%) CCDP
6 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.44%) APMP
7 2 (2.44%) BICSI Certification
7 2 (2.44%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.44%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.44%) LPIC
7 2 (2.44%) MCSE
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.44%) RHCE
8 1 (1.22%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.22%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Firmware
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Docker
3 1 (1.22%) NFS
3 1 (1.22%) Openswan
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.22%) pfSense
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Ansible
1 7 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.66%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.44%) Ganglia
3 2 (2.44%) Graphite
3 2 (2.44%) Nagios
3 2 (2.44%) StatsD
3 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Cisco
2 11 (13.41%) SolarWinds
3 9 (10.98%) F5
4 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.32%) HP
5 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle
6 5 (6.10%) Remedy
6 5 (6.10%) VMware
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix
7 4 (4.88%) EMC
7 4 (4.88%) Juniper
8 3 (3.66%) Dell
8 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.22%) Avaya
9 1 (1.22%) IBM
9 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.22%) Vyatta