The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Platform Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Engineer
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1845 1638 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.11% 93.17% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1085 631
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Platform Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Platform Engineer in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Platform Engineer across the West Yorkshire region.

Platform Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Platform Engineer
Yorkshire

Platform Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Platform Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Platform Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Tivoli
1 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) Cobbler
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) Server Building
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) NCDA
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) DSDM
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) C++

Platform Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Platform Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Platform Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) RUP
2 1 (12.50%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) NCDA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Tivoli
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) Cobbler
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) NetApp
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Brocade