Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 22 February 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
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 67 70
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 47 74 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.97% 3.27% 2.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.36% 9.49% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 37
Leeds median daily rate £431 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -17.50% +60.00%
10th Percentile £363 £175 £363
90th Percentile £552 £575 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.81% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.84% +213.79%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.00 £45.25
90th Percentile £16.50 £24.60 £45.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £48.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% -66.15% +231.03%

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 639 780 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.85% 34.42% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 495 598
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £272 £282 £266
90th Percentile £550 £588 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 31
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £14.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -8.39% +6.90%
10th Percentile £9.96 £10.88 £8.58
90th Percentile £20.00 £26.25 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% -6.45% +6.90%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Leeds

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Leeds

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Leeds

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 15 (31.91%) Cisco
1 15 (31.91%) Firewall
2 14 (29.79%) Migration
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (21.28%) PaaS
5 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.15%) IaaS
7 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
7 8 (17.02%) Project Management
7 8 (17.02%) MySQL
7 8 (17.02%) Oracle
7 8 (17.02%) Linux
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (14.89%) F5
8 7 (14.89%) SaaS
9 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (12.77%) Puppet
9 6 (12.77%) Finance
9 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.77%) Informix
9 6 (12.77%) ITIL
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.77%) Java
10 5 (10.64%) PHP
10 5 (10.64%) SAN

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.26%) Mule
2 2 (4.26%) nginx
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (21.28%) PaaS
3 9 (19.15%) IaaS
4 7 (14.89%) SaaS
5 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (10.64%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security
5 2 (4.26%) AMQP
5 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
5 2 (4.26%) NAS
6 1 (2.13%) BGP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) MPLS
6 1 (2.13%) NaaS
6 1 (2.13%) OSPF
6 1 (2.13%) SMTP
6 1 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.13%) SSH
6 1 (2.13%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
1 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.77%) Informix
2 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.26%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) HBase
5 2 (4.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Psake
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 7 (14.89%) DBA
2 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Lead Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Migration Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Migration Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Operational Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) Kafka
3 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.26%) SAML
4 1 (2.13%) Akka
4 1 (2.13%) Dropwizard
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Migration
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
7 5 (10.64%) IT Strategy
8 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.51%) High Availability
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.51%) Release Management
8 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.38%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.38%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (6.38%) DevOps
10 2 (4.26%) Microservices
10 2 (4.26%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) PHP
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) CCDP
2 1 (2.13%) CCIE
2 1 (2.13%) CCNP
2 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CISM
2 1 (2.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) MCSA
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.26%) Varnish
4 1 (2.13%) vCloud
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) Marathon
2 4 (8.51%) Mesos
2 4 (8.51%) Salt
3 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Graphite
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Opsview
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
4 1 (2.13%) vRealize
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) F5
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) Brocade
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com