Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 69 62
Rank change year-on-year -34 -7 +31
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 49 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.92% 3.15% 3.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.49% 9.04% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 35
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +14.86%
10th Percentile £363 £323 £335
90th Percentile £550 £588 £655
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £16.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year +15.38% +22.64% -

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 654 741 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.57% 34.84% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 503 621
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £290 £294 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 22
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25% +34.96%
10th Percentile £9.45 £10.75 £9.05
90th Percentile £38.83 £26.25 £22.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.14 £13.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.98% -10.58% +25.51%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 21 (42.86%) Cisco
2 17 (34.69%) Firewall
3 14 (28.57%) F5
4 13 (26.53%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (24.49%) High Availability
6 10 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (20.41%) Migration
6 10 (20.41%) VMware
6 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.37%) Linux
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (18.37%) PaaS
7 9 (18.37%) IaaS
8 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
8 8 (16.33%) MySQL
9 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.29%) Clustering
9 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (14.29%) MPLS
9 7 (14.29%) Java
9 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
10 6 (12.24%) SaaS
10 6 (12.24%) Puppet
10 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (12.24%) PHP
10 6 (12.24%) SQL
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle

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 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) Mule
1 2 (4.08%) nginx
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) IaaS
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (18.37%) PaaS
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (14.29%) MPLS
4 6 (12.24%) WAN
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (10.20%) DNS
5 5 (10.20%) Network Security
5 5 (10.20%) VoIP
6 4 (8.16%) SAN
7 2 (4.08%) AMQP
7 2 (4.08%) BGP
7 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.08%) NaaS
7 2 (4.08%) NAS
7 2 (4.08%) OSPF
7 2 (4.08%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
1 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) Informix
2 6 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.08%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.08%) HBase
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.04%) Psake
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
1 3 (6.12%) Games
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Network Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) DBA
4 6 (12.24%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Author
7 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) Kafka
3 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) Akka
4 1 (2.04%) Dropwizard
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.04%) SAML
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) PKI
4 2 (4.08%) CMDB
4 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) High Availability
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (20.41%) Migration
3 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.20%) Release Management
5 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) BDD
7 3 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.12%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.12%) IT Strategy
7 3 (6.12%) Kanban
7 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) PHP
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.08%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Kotlin
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) CCNA
1 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.20%) CCIP
2 5 (10.20%) CCNP
2 5 (10.20%) CCSP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) Docker
3 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) VMware NSX
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.08%) Varnish
5 1 (2.04%) vCloud
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) Marathon
2 5 (10.20%) Mesos
2 5 (10.20%) Salt
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) Graphite
4 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Opsview
4 1 (2.04%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.04%) Terraform
4 1 (2.04%) vMotion
4 1 (2.04%) vRealize
4 1 (2.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco
2 14 (28.57%) F5
3 10 (20.41%) VMware
4 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.20%) Brocade
6 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.20%) HP
7 3 (6.12%) Civica
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) Remedy
8 2 (4.08%) Splunk
9 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com