Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 70 83
Rank change year-on-year -32 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 63 79 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.80% 2.77% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.19% 8.76% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 32
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76% +14.86%
10th Percentile £295 £357 £307
90th Percentile £450 £519 £574
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.81% +6.67% +15.38%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,017 902 1,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.02% 31.63% 34.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 620 861
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -0.62% +7.33%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £290
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +1.25% -0.62% +10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.20 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +15.92% -3.92%
10th Percentile £9.23 £9.25 £9.41
90th Percentile £25.00 £26.25 £16.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.61 £14.00 £13.91
% change year-on-year +18.64% +0.68% +11.24%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in West Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in West Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in West Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in West Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Leeds -28 41 £406 -5.52% 8
Bradford -1 13 £400 +33.33% 1
Wakefield -3 4 £220 - 2
Pudsey - 3 £425 -
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 18 (28.57%) Cisco
1 18 (28.57%) Migration
2 13 (20.63%) SQL
3 12 (19.05%) F5
3 12 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (17.46%) DevOps
5 10 (15.87%) Kafka
5 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (14.29%) CCNP
6 9 (14.29%) Project Management
6 9 (14.29%) Firewall
7 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
7 8 (12.70%) Oracle
7 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.70%) Retail
7 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (11.11%) High Availability
8 7 (11.11%) VMware
8 7 (11.11%) CCNA
9 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (9.52%) VoIP
9 6 (9.52%) WAN
9 6 (9.52%) Finance
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (7.94%) Docker
10 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (7.94%) Waterfall

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Firewall
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (9.52%) VoIP
3 6 (9.52%) WAN
3 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (7.94%) MPLS
5 3 (4.76%) BGP
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (4.76%) DNS
5 3 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security
5 3 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) Wireless
6 2 (3.17%) IPsec
6 2 (3.17%) SSH
7 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (12.70%) Retail
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Contracts Manager
4 5 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Migration Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Migration Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Kafka
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) CMDB
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) RIA
6 1 (1.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Migration
2 11 (17.46%) DevOps
3 9 (14.29%) Project Management
4 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.11%) High Availability
6 5 (7.94%) Change Management
6 5 (7.94%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.94%) Resource Management
6 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.76%) Change Control
7 3 (4.76%) ETL
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL
7 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.17%) DNA
8 2 (3.17%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.17%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Python
3 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.29%) CCNP
3 7 (11.11%) CCNA
4 5 (7.94%) CCIP
4 5 (7.94%) CCSP
5 3 (4.76%) CCSA
6 2 (3.17%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.17%) PMP
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
7 1 (1.59%) CCIE
7 1 (1.59%) CCSE
7 1 (1.59%) CCSM
7 1 (1.59%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.59%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
1 4 (6.35%) Rancher
2 3 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.17%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Cisco
2 12 (19.05%) F5
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle
5 7 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) Civica
6 3 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.76%) Splunk
7 2 (3.17%) CyberArk
7 2 (3.17%) Dell
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.17%) NetApp
7 2 (3.17%) Remedy
8 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.59%) CA
8 1 (1.59%) Citrix
8 1 (1.59%) ProCurve