Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 87 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 58 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.45% 2.27% 2.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.75% 7.38% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 30
Leeds median daily rate £425 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +4.24% -2.37%
10th Percentile £306 £363 £175
90th Percentile £544 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £428 £413
% change year-on-year -2.92% +3.64% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Leeds median hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%

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 748 691 915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.61% 30.71% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 513 574
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 14
Leeds median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +30.61% -18.33%
10th Percentile £9.60 £10.87 £9.15
90th Percentile £25.25 £21.23 £15.63
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £15.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -1.83% +8.62% +3.57%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 23 (39.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (37.93%) Kafka
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) DevOps
4 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (18.97%) Cisco
5 11 (18.97%) Migration
6 10 (17.24%) Kubernetes
7 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (15.52%) F5
7 9 (15.52%) VMware
7 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.79%) Firewall
8 8 (13.79%) Docker
9 7 (12.07%) Rancher
9 7 (12.07%) Linux
10 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
10 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
10 6 (10.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (8.62%) DNS
11 5 (8.62%) CCNP
11 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (6.90%) QA
12 4 (6.90%) Windows
12 4 (6.90%) Dell
12 4 (6.90%) EIGRP

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 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Office 365
4 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.45%) IaaS
4 2 (3.45%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.45%) PaaS
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (8.62%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.90%) EIGRP
3 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (5.17%) BGP
4 3 (5.17%) Network Security
4 3 (5.17%) SAN
4 3 (5.17%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (5.17%) VPN
5 2 (3.45%) IPsec
5 2 (3.45%) SSH
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.72%) DHCP
6 1 (1.72%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) NAS
6 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
3 3 (5.17%) Analyst
3 3 (5.17%) Architect
3 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (5.17%) Consultant
3 3 (5.17%) Developer
3 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Automation Tester
4 2 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Azure Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (3.45%) CyberArk Consultant
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre Business Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) Kafka
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) RIA
3 1 (1.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.72%) SUSE
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) DevOps
2 11 (18.97%) Migration
3 4 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.17%) ETL
4 3 (5.17%) High Availability
5 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.45%) BDD
5 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.45%) DNA
5 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.45%) Kanban
5 2 (3.45%) Project Management
5 2 (3.45%) Scrum
5 2 (3.45%) Security Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.45%) TDD
5 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) CCNP
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.17%) CCSA
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PMP
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) CCIP
4 1 (1.72%) CCSE
4 1 (1.72%) CCSM
4 1 (1.72%) CCSP
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Docker
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) Firmware
4 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.07%) Rancher
3 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.45%) Nagios
4 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) Terraform
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco
2 9 (15.52%) F5
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.90%) Dell
5 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
5 3 (5.17%) Splunk
6 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.45%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.45%) EMC
6 2 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.45%) NetApp
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.72%) CA
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Civica
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) ProCurve