Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 117 62
Rank change year-on-year +41 -55 +16
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 85 54 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.59% 1.66% 3.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.59% 5.90% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 47
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +7.81% -
10th Percentile £210 £363 £175
90th Percentile £576 £551 £568
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.54% -66.15%
10th Percentile £11.40 £15.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £15.75 £18.06 £21.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -15.14% +7.69% -55.78%

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 990 915 1,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.11% 28.10% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 639 611
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £563 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 27 43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.79 £9.80
90th Percentile £22.48 £19.63 £29.29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.21 £16.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year +1.31% +7.64% -0.90%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 +8 50 £425 -1.45% 19
Wakefield 0 5 £268 +122.92% 1
Bradford -5 5 £459 - 2
Elland - 5 £118 -
Huddersfield - 5 £425 -
Halifax -6 4 £398 -18.46%
Pontefract - 3 £425 - 2
Bingley - 2 - -
Pudsey - 1 £448 -
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 21 (24.71%) SQL
1 21 (24.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (23.53%) Migration
3 19 (22.35%) VMware
3 19 (22.35%) Kafka
4 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (17.65%) Cisco
7 13 (15.29%) Windows
7 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (15.29%) Kubernetes
8 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
9 11 (12.94%) Firewall
9 11 (12.94%) DevOps
10 10 (11.76%) Office 365
11 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (9.41%) Finance
13 7 (8.24%) OSPF
13 7 (8.24%) Linux
13 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
14 6 (7.06%) Power Management
14 6 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (7.06%) OpenShift
14 6 (7.06%) Docker
14 6 (7.06%) F5
14 6 (7.06%) Google
14 6 (7.06%) Time Management
14 6 (7.06%) LAN
14 6 (7.06%) DNS

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 3 (3.53%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.76%) Office 365
4 6 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (7.06%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.53%) IaaS
5 3 (3.53%) PaaS
6 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Firewall
2 7 (8.24%) OSPF
3 6 (7.06%) BGP
3 6 (7.06%) DNS
3 6 (7.06%) LAN
3 6 (7.06%) Wireless
4 5 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (5.88%) SAN
4 5 (5.88%) WAN
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.71%) IOS XR
6 3 (3.53%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.35%) MPLS
7 2 (2.35%) VoIP
7 2 (2.35%) VPN
7 2 (2.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (12.94%) Architect
2 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Developer
6 6 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Network Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Network Support
9 3 (3.53%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) Kafka
2 5 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (3.53%) CSS
3 3 (3.53%) HTML
3 3 (3.53%) jQuery
3 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.53%) XML
3 3 (3.53%) XSLT
4 2 (2.35%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) AIX
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) SUSE
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Migration
2 11 (12.94%) DevOps
3 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.06%) Power Management
4 6 (7.06%) Time Management
5 5 (5.88%) ITIL
5 5 (5.88%) MVC
5 5 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.71%) Workflow
7 3 (3.53%) Change Management
7 3 (3.53%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.53%) Project Management
7 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) C#
2 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.35%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.88%) CCNA
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) CCENT
3 3 (3.53%) MCSA
3 3 (3.53%) MCSE
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) CCDP
4 2 (2.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.18%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.06%) Docker
4 4 (4.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.88%) Rancher
3 2 (2.35%) Nagios
3 2 (2.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.18%) Terraform
4 1 (1.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) VMware
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.65%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) F5
4 6 (7.06%) Google
5 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.35%) Dell
6 2 (2.35%) Infoblox
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle
7 1 (1.18%) Aruba
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix
7 1 (1.18%) Civica
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) Meraki
7 1 (1.18%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) Veeam