Period
to 14 June 2021

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 June 2021 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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 47 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 +30 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 14 9 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.75% 2.23% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.89% 12.68% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 15
10th Percentile £339 £319 £235
25th Percentile £400 £367 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £442 £375
Median % change year-on-year +4.67% +17.83% +15.38%
75th Percentile £500 £513 £438
90th Percentile " £524 £509
Yorkshire median daily rate £490 £439 £438
% change year-on-year +11.52% +0.43% +16.67%

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 94 71 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 25.20% 17.57% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 171
10th Percentile £150 £313 £136
25th Percentile £319 £325 £268
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £500 £513 £525
90th Percentile £572 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 14
10th Percentile £11.91 £11.17 £11.69
25th Percentile £11.99 £11.21 £15.25
Median hourly rate £18.52 £13.00 £20.46
Median % change year-on-year +42.46% -36.45% -11.52%
75th Percentile £24.57 £15.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £33.08 £17.85 £44.99
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.10 £16.86
% change year-on-year -0.58% +1.42% -3.74%

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 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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 +22 14 £463 +12.29%
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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 9 (64.29%) Requirements Gathering
2 8 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Use Case
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (42.86%) Splunk
3 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
3 6 (42.86%) Puppet
3 6 (42.86%) React
3 6 (42.86%) Task Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Zscaler
3 6 (42.86%) Documentation Skills
3 6 (42.86%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) NHS
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (14.29%) NAS
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Documentation Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Requirements Gathering
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 8 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 6 (42.86%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (42.86%) Dashboard Development
3 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 6 (42.86%) Task Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Use Case
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) NFS
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Splunk
1 6 (42.86%) Zscaler
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Nokia
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow