Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 83 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -42
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 48 64 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.14% 2.48% 2.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.31% 7.39% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 40
Leeds median daily rate £435 £388 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.26% -12.68% +43.15%
10th Percentile £363 £175 £275
90th Percentile £565 £563 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +19.23% -10.34%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.50 £23.25 £20.02
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -10.34%

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 657 866 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 29.25% 33.54% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 551 713
Leeds median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £275
90th Percentile £556 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 38
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.61% -18.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.10 £11.00 £8.80
90th Percentile £21.40 £16.35 £21.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.62% - -

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 17 (35.42%) Migration
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) VMware
4 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (25.00%) Finance
5 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (22.92%) DNS
7 10 (20.83%) Project Management
7 10 (20.83%) SaaS
7 10 (20.83%) PaaS
8 9 (18.75%) IaaS
8 9 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (16.67%) IT Strategy
10 7 (14.58%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (14.58%) PKI
10 7 (14.58%) SAML
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 7 (14.58%) Windows
11 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 6 (12.50%) Dell
11 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
11 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 5 (10.42%) Degree
12 5 (10.42%) SCCM
12 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel

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 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.83%) PaaS
2 10 (20.83%) SaaS
3 9 (18.75%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) BGP
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
3 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (6.25%) MPLS
3 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) HTTP
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) LDAP
5 1 (2.08%) SMTP
5 1 (2.08%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.08%) SSH
5 1 (2.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 8 (16.67%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Azure Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Data Centre Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Data Centre Business Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Migration Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Migration Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Data Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) SAML
2 1 (2.08%) REST
2 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (14.58%) PKI
3 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) HP Storage
5 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Migration
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Project Management
4 8 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 7 (14.58%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (14.58%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
8 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.17%) Change Control
9 2 (4.17%) DevOps
9 2 (4.17%) ITSM
9 2 (4.17%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.08%) Go
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) CCNP
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) CCDP
4 1 (2.08%) CCIE
4 1 (2.08%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.08%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) CISSP
4 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.08%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) vCloud
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.08%) vRealize
4 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Dell
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) NetApp
6 3 (6.25%) F5
6 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) EMC