Period
to 14 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 14 August 2020 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 53 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 11 26 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.31% 2.46% 3.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.42% 9.32% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 15
Median daily rate £463 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.35% +3.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £348 £162 £140
90th Percentile £531 £571 £445
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £436 £400
% change year-on-year +9.04% +8.91% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.24 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -29.75% -7.25% +7.81%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 67 279 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 20.18% 26.40% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 187 215
Median daily rate £438 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £307 £142 £228
90th Percentile £550 £545 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -27.32% +52.32%
10th Percentile £11.20 £9.48 £15.45
90th Percentile £18.25 £31.25 £51.00
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year +4.29% -0.06% +32.15%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in South Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in South Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in South Yorkshire

Data Centre
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Centre in South Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in South Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Data Centre in South Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +15 8 £413 +3.13% 1
Barnsley +6 1 - -
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (27.27%) API Integration
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
3 3 (27.27%) AWS
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) VBA
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Architectural Design
4 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (9.09%) Cloudflare
5 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) AWS
2 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (9.09%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Architect
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) API Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Architectural Design
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) C
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) F5
1 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Meraki
3 1 (9.09%) VMware