Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 61 75
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 36 100 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 2.58% 3.46% 2.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 13.59% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 87 68
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £139 £343 £309
90th Percentile £489 £594 £604
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £450
% change year-on-year +1.80% -7.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £31.25 - £19.03
10th Percentile £23.03 - £18.05
90th Percentile £39.28 - £20.02
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £25.33
% change year-on-year -53.33% +77.67% +20.61%

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 450 736 951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 32.19% 25.48% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 544 649
Median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% - +14.46%
10th Percentile £166 £257 £225
90th Percentile £646 £609 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £420
% change year-on-year -1.16% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 21 38
Median hourly rate £20.50 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.00% +25.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.91 £15.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.87 £23.76
% change year-on-year +58.98% -20.58% +35.77%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Surrey

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in Surrey

Data Centre
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Surrey over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Surrey

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Surrey

Data Centre
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Centre in Surrey over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 28 March 2020. 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
Woking +11 7 £488 +15.38% 2
Godalming -1 6 £396 +8.56% 1
Staines +16 5 £463 +2.78% 2
Shepperton - 4 £133 -
Leatherhead - 3 £475 - 1
Redhill - 2 £375 - 3
Guildford +11 1 £450 +20.00% 3
Epsom -8 1 - -
Data Centre
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
3 13 (36.11%) Firewall
4 12 (33.33%) F5
5 11 (30.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (30.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (27.78%) Azure
6 10 (27.78%) AWS
7 9 (25.00%) CCNP
8 8 (22.22%) DNS
8 8 (22.22%) Windows
8 8 (22.22%) SolarWinds
9 7 (19.44%) Network Security
9 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
9 7 (19.44%) Private Cloud
9 7 (19.44%) Public Cloud
9 7 (19.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.67%) Palo Alto
10 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (16.67%) Juniper
10 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 6 (16.67%) SCCM
10 6 (16.67%) PaaS
10 6 (16.67%) Ansible

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 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) AWS
1 10 (27.78%) Azure
2 7 (19.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) IaaS
3 6 (16.67%) Office 365
3 6 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 11 (30.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
4 7 (19.44%) Network Security
5 5 (13.89%) BGP
5 5 (13.89%) MPLS
5 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (11.11%) IPsec
6 4 (11.11%) SSL
6 4 (11.11%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (8.33%) LAN
7 3 (8.33%) Skype
7 3 (8.33%) Wireless
8 2 (5.56%) ICMP
8 2 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Cloud Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Deskside Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) React Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) CSS
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
1 3 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Private Cloud
1 7 (19.44%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (8.33%) BDD
3 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (8.33%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Presales
3 3 (8.33%) TDD
3 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (8.33%) Web Development
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (5.56%) Project Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Information Security
5 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) CCIE
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) CCDA
5 2 (5.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) KVM
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) NFS
5 3 (8.33%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Ansible
1 6 (16.67%) FortiGate
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Opsview
3 3 (8.33%) Grafana
3 3 (8.33%) Graylog
3 3 (8.33%) Salt
3 3 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) F5
4 8 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
7 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
8 4 (11.11%) Aspera
8 4 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 4 (11.11%) Signiant
9 2 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (5.56%) AlgoSec
9 2 (5.56%) Aruba
9 2 (5.56%) FireEye
9 2 (5.56%) LogLogic
9 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
9 2 (5.56%) TippingPoint