Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 0
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 100 61 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.91% 2.02% 2.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.30% 6.67% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 36 39
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.92% +3.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £210 £363 £175
90th Percentile £500 £575 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.79% +10.00% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.40 £15.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £15.75 £16.50 £16.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +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 1,075 915 1,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.23% 30.31% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 635 736
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £252
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 36
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +8.62% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.15 £9.69
90th Percentile £25.00 £22.28 £22.34
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.63 £15.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +0.81% +8.77% +3.19%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +7 60 £425 -1.16% 24
Bradford -4 15 £400 -
Elland +2 5 £118 -
Wakefield -6 5 £268 - 2
Pudsey - 4 £425 -
Halifax +1 3 £345 - 1
Pontefract - 3 £425 -
Huddersfield - 1 £275 -
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 29 (29.00%) Migration
2 25 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (22.00%) Kafka
3 22 (22.00%) SQL
4 19 (19.00%) Cisco
4 19 (19.00%) DevOps
5 17 (17.00%) VMware
6 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (13.00%) Firewall
9 12 (12.00%) Kubernetes
10 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (11.00%) Project Management
10 11 (11.00%) Active Directory
10 11 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (11.00%) CheckPoint
11 10 (10.00%) Windows
11 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.00%) Docker
11 10 (10.00%) Office 365
12 9 (9.00%) F5
12 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (9.00%) Retail
12 9 (9.00%) Rancher
13 8 (8.00%) Finance
13 8 (8.00%) Oracle
13 8 (8.00%) CCNA
13 8 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (7.00%) Linux

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 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.00%) Office 365
4 6 (6.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.00%) IaaS
5 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.00%) PaaS
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (7.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (5.00%) DNS
5 5 (5.00%) VPN
5 5 (5.00%) Wireless
6 4 (4.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (4.00%) SAN
7 3 (3.00%) BGP
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (3.00%) Network Security
7 3 (3.00%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (2.00%) IPsec
8 2 (2.00%) LAN
8 2 (2.00%) SSH
8 2 (2.00%) WAN
9 1 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (9.00%) Retail
2 8 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (16.00%) Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Architect
5 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Migration Manager
7 4 (4.00%) Migration Project Manager
7 4 (4.00%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.00%) Kafka
2 3 (3.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) RIA
5 1 (1.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) SUSE
5 1 (1.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) Migration
2 19 (19.00%) DevOps
3 11 (11.00%) Project Management
4 10 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.00%) Power Management
7 5 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.00%) Resource Management
7 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (5.00%) Time Management
7 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL
8 4 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.00%) Change Management
9 3 (3.00%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (3.00%) High Availability
9 3 (3.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.00%) Python
3 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.00%) CCNA
3 6 (6.00%) CCNP
4 3 (3.00%) CCDP
4 3 (3.00%) CCENT
4 3 (3.00%) CCSA
4 3 (3.00%) MCSA
4 3 (3.00%) MCSE
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (2.00%) Degree
5 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.00%) PMP
5 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) CCIE
6 1 (1.00%) CCIP
6 1 (1.00%) CCSP
6 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.00%) Docker
3 6 (6.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.00%) Firmware
4 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.00%) Rancher
3 3 (3.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.00%) Nagios
4 2 (2.00%) SCCM
4 2 (2.00%) Terraform
5 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Cisco
2 17 (17.00%) VMware
3 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (9.00%) F5
6 8 (8.00%) Oracle
7 4 (4.00%) Dell
8 3 (3.00%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.00%) NetApp
8 3 (3.00%) Splunk
9 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.00%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.00%) EMC
9 2 (2.00%) Google
9 2 (2.00%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.00%) Aruba
10 1 (1.00%) CA
10 1 (1.00%) Citrix
10 1 (1.00%) Civica
10 1 (1.00%) HP