Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 61 77
Rank change year-on-year -53 +16 +2
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 54 95 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.66% 3.15% 2.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.02% 9.46% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 51
West Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £175 £120
90th Percentile £551 £568 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -66.15% +231.03%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.00 £45.75
90th Percentile £18.06 £21.08 £50.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% -55.78% +153.45%

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 897 1,004 1,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 27.55% 33.27% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 616 784
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.56% +3.23% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -6.45% +6.90%
10th Percentile £9.79 £9.80 £9.75
90th Percentile £19.63 £29.09 £22.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.64% -0.90% +15.38%

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 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 22 February 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 -24 47 £431 +4.55% 22
Wakefield -6 5 £120 -69.52%
Halifax +5 4 £488 +23.81%
Bradford -3 1 - - 2
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 16 (29.63%) Cisco
2 15 (27.78%) Firewall
3 14 (25.93%) Migration
4 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (18.52%) PaaS
5 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.67%) ITIL
6 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (16.67%) IaaS
7 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
7 8 (14.81%) F5
7 8 (14.81%) Finance
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.81%) MySQL
7 8 (14.81%) Oracle
7 8 (14.81%) Linux
7 8 (14.81%) Project Management
8 7 (12.96%) SaaS
8 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (11.11%) Puppet
9 6 (11.11%) High Availability
9 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 6 (11.11%) SAN
9 6 (11.11%) Informix
9 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 6 (11.11%) Java
9 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL

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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.70%) Mule
2 2 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.52%) PaaS
3 9 (16.67%) IaaS
4 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (12.96%) SaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (7.41%) DNS
4 4 (7.41%) Network Security
5 2 (3.70%) AMQP
5 2 (3.70%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) BGP
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) MPLS
6 1 (1.85%) NaaS
6 1 (1.85%) OSPF
6 1 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.85%) SSH
6 1 (1.85%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
1 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.11%) Informix
2 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.70%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.70%) HBase
5 2 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Psake
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Architect
2 7 (12.96%) DBA
2 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Data Centre Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Migration Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Migration Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) REST
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) Kafka
3 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.70%) SAML
4 1 (1.85%) Akka
4 1 (1.85%) Dropwizard
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Migration
2 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.67%) ITIL
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.11%) High Availability
6 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 5 (9.26%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (9.26%) IT Strategy
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.41%) Release Management
9 3 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.56%) DevOps
10 2 (3.70%) BDD
10 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) PHP
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CCDP
3 1 (1.85%) CCIE
3 1 (1.85%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.85%) CISM
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.70%) Varnish
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
4 1 (1.85%) vCloud
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Marathon
2 4 (7.41%) Mesos
2 4 (7.41%) Salt
3 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) Graphite
4 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.85%) Opsview
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) Terraform
4 1 (1.85%) vRealize
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Cisco
2 8 (14.81%) F5
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Brocade
4 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.56%) Dell
5 3 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Splunk
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com