Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 71 35
Rank change year-on-year +27 -36 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 15 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.92% 1.67% 4.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.24% 6.43% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £373 £420 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.31% +110.00% -42.86%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £148
90th Percentile £649 £501 £311
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £23.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.49% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.50 £14.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year +159.26% -15.14% +7.69%

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 182 249 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.48% 26.05% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 158 171
South Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £203 £202 £238
90th Percentile £513 £550 £615
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.23% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £23.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -28.49% +22.25%
10th Percentile £10.16 £12.75 £17.66
90th Percentile £18.90 £48.00 £47.05
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.13% +7.64%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Centre in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in South Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in South Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre in South Yorkshire.

Contractor 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 23 January 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 +28 12 £434 +33.46% 2
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
6 2 (13.33%) Ekahau
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 2 (13.33%) Meraki
6 2 (13.33%) OneDrive
6 2 (13.33%) Network Management
6 2 (13.33%) vCloud
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) BT
6 2 (13.33%) VMware

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) VXLAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Commissioning Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) FreeBSD
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCDA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) vCloud
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) BT
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Ekahau
3 2 (13.33%) Meraki
3 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (13.33%) PlateSpin
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas