Period
to 22 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 65 77
Rank change year-on-year -39 +12 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 43 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.74% 3.07% 2.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.16% 9.37% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 32
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +11.49%
10th Percentile £360 £361 £308
90th Percentile £508 £575 £668
West Yorkshire median daily rate £414 £430 £419
% change year-on-year -3.78% +2.69% +13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £16.00 £16.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%

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 698 694 1,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.18% 32.74% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 493 689
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £588 £566 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 19
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £12.09 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.37% -1.33% -2.00%
10th Percentile £9.30 £11.35 £8.92
90th Percentile £30.30 £31.73 £17.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.20 £12.82
% change year-on-year +18.35% +10.76% -1.38%

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 August 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 August 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 (34.88%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) F5
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (20.93%) CCNP
5 9 (20.93%) VMware
5 9 (20.93%) Migration
5 9 (20.93%) Kafka
5 9 (20.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (18.60%) DevOps
6 8 (18.60%) High Availability
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.60%) Firewall
7 7 (16.28%) CCNA
8 6 (13.95%) WAN
8 6 (13.95%) Linux
8 6 (13.95%) MPLS
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.63%) QA
9 5 (11.63%) CCSP
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (11.63%) CCIP
9 5 (11.63%) VoIP
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (9.30%) HP
10 4 (9.30%) BGP
10 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint

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 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (13.95%) MPLS
2 6 (13.95%) WAN
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (11.63%) VoIP
4 4 (9.30%) BGP
4 4 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (6.98%) EIGRP
5 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security
5 3 (6.98%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (6.98%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) DNS
6 2 (4.65%) IPsec
6 2 (4.65%) SSH
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.33%) IPv6
7 1 (2.33%) OSPF
7 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (11.63%) Analyst
1 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Architect
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre Business Analyst
3 3 (6.98%) Project Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
4 2 (4.65%) CyberArk Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Kafka
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) RIA
5 1 (2.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) DevOps
2 8 (18.60%) High Availability
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) ETL
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Security Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.65%) BDD
5 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.65%) Kanban
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.65%) TDD
5 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.93%) CCNP
3 7 (16.28%) CCNA
4 5 (11.63%) CCIP
4 5 (11.63%) CCSP
5 3 (6.98%) CCSA
6 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.65%) PMP
6 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) CCSE
7 1 (2.33%) CCSM
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Docker
3 2 (4.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.33%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.65%) Rancher
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Marathon
3 1 (2.33%) Mesos
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Salt
3 1 (2.33%) Terraform
3 1 (2.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Cisco
2 13 (30.23%) F5
3 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Civica
6 3 (6.98%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.98%) Splunk
7 2 (4.65%) CyberArk
7 2 (4.65%) Dell
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) Brocade
8 1 (2.33%) CA
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Veeam