Period
to 16 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 16 October 2019 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 39 66
Rank change year-on-year -33 +27 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 53 75 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.70% 4.79% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.76% 13.16% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 8
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £495 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -15.78% +30.61%
10th Percentile £150 £184 £379
90th Percentile £675 £593 £742
South West median daily rate £438 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +6.06% -0.60% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £46.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.14% -
South West median hourly rate - £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +32.14% +42.86%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 605 570 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 30.79% 36.40% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 359 239
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £257 £259 £307
90th Percentile £638 £600 £620
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £41.53 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.86% +29.78% +158.90%
10th Percentile £13.90 £17.50 £16.56
90th Percentile £42.50 £47.00 £39.15
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.53% +10.39% +30.07%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Wiltshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Wiltshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Wiltshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Wiltshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2019. 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
Swindon -10 33 £463 +15.63% 1
Corsham -28 7 £481 - 1
Chippenham -12 6 £400 -
Salisbury -5 3 £438 -12.50%
Data Centre
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 16 (30.19%) Windows
1 16 (30.19%) OpenShift
2 15 (28.30%) Cisco
3 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Ansible
4 13 (24.53%) DevOps
4 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
5 12 (22.64%) VMware
5 12 (22.64%) Linux
5 12 (22.64%) ITIL
6 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
6 11 (20.75%) Finance
6 11 (20.75%) Kubernetes
7 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
7 10 (18.87%) Banking
7 10 (18.87%) Dell
8 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (16.98%) Network Security
9 8 (15.09%) Firewall
9 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
9 8 (15.09%) Terraform
10 7 (13.21%) Microservices
10 7 (13.21%) Driving Licence
10 7 (13.21%) Docker
10 7 (13.21%) Break/Fix
10 7 (13.21%) DevSecOps
10 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (13.21%) HP

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (11.32%) Apache
1 6 (11.32%) nginx
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) OpenShift
2 6 (11.32%) Azure
3 3 (5.66%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Network Security
2 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 7 (13.21%) DNS
4 6 (11.32%) WAN
5 5 (9.43%) DHCP
5 5 (9.43%) SAN
6 4 (7.55%) BGP
6 4 (7.55%) OSPF
6 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.55%) VPN
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.77%) Internet
8 2 (3.77%) LAN
8 2 (3.77%) MPLS
8 2 (3.77%) MQTT
8 2 (3.77%) VSAN
9 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.89%) SSL
9 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
2 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
3 7 (13.21%) Retail
4 6 (11.32%) Public Sector
4 6 (11.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Architect
2 8 (15.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Designer
4 6 (11.32%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (7.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Network Design Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) YAML
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Avro
2 2 (3.77%) Kafka
2 2 (3.77%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Driving Licence
1 7 (13.21%) Replication
2 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
3 5 (9.43%) Fat Client
3 5 (9.43%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 9 (16.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.89%) AIX
7 1 (1.89%) Unix
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) DevOps
3 12 (22.64%) ITIL
4 7 (13.21%) Break/Fix
4 7 (13.21%) DevSecOps
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (13.21%) Microservices
4 7 (13.21%) Workflow
5 6 (11.32%) Migration
5 6 (11.32%) Project Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) ITSM
6 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (9.43%) PRINCE
6 5 (9.43%) Service Design
6 5 (9.43%) Service Management
6 5 (9.43%) Task Automation
7 4 (7.55%) Cloud Operations
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (7.55%) Open Source
8 3 (5.66%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Python
2 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.32%) CCNP
5 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) CCDP
7 2 (3.77%) CCIE
7 2 (3.77%) CCNA
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.89%) CCIP
8 1 (1.89%) CCSA
8 1 (1.89%) CCSE
8 1 (1.89%) MCSA
8 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Docker
2 6 (11.32%) Gluster
2 6 (11.32%) GlusterFS
2 6 (11.32%) LXC
2 6 (11.32%) NFS
2 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.66%) KVM
6 2 (3.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Ansible
2 11 (20.75%) Kubernetes
3 8 (15.09%) Terraform
4 2 (3.77%) Grafana
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.89%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (1.89%) SCCM
5 1 (1.89%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Cisco
2 12 (22.64%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) Dell
4 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.21%) HP
5 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.77%) F5
7 2 (3.77%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
8 1 (1.89%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) Veeam