Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 86 82
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 62 88 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.04% 2.52% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.90% 7.70% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 58
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £175 £176
90th Percentile £558 £555 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -10.34%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £21.08 £40.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -10.34%

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 898 1143 1372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 29.49% 32.71% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 706 906
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 63
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% - -
10th Percentile £9.63 £9.80 £9.55
90th Percentile £21.40 £24.63 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.66
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.19% -5.83%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -11 48 £435 +12.26% 7
Wakefield -1 11 £120 -64.44% 1
Halifax +13 4 £488 +21.88%
Bradford +11 1 - - 1
Elland - 1 - -
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Migration
3 14 (22.58%) VMware
4 13 (20.97%) Finance
4 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (17.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (17.74%) Project Management
5 11 (17.74%) DNS
5 11 (17.74%) ITIL
6 10 (16.13%) Cisco
6 10 (16.13%) SaaS
6 10 (16.13%) PaaS
6 10 (16.13%) IaaS
7 9 (14.52%) Firewall
8 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (12.90%) Data Centre Operations
8 8 (12.90%) IT Strategy
9 7 (11.29%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
9 7 (11.29%) Windows
9 7 (11.29%) CCNP
9 7 (11.29%) Dell
9 7 (11.29%) SAML
9 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (11.29%) PKI

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 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.13%) IaaS
2 10 (16.13%) PaaS
2 10 (16.13%) SaaS
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) DNS
2 9 (14.52%) Firewall
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (8.06%) BGP
4 5 (8.06%) EIGRP
4 5 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (6.45%) WAN
6 3 (4.84%) MPLS
6 3 (4.84%) SAN
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.61%) DHCP
8 1 (1.61%) HTTP
8 1 (1.61%) Internet
8 1 (1.61%) LAN
8 1 (1.61%) SMTP
8 1 (1.61%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) VSAN
8 1 (1.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Law
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Analyst
2 10 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Data Centre Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Data Centre Manager
5 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Azure Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Data Centre Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Data Centre Business Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Migration Project Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Operational Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) SAML
2 1 (1.61%) REST
2 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) PKI
3 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.45%) HP Storage
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Replication
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Migration
2 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 11 (17.74%) Project Management
4 8 (12.90%) Data Centre Operations
4 8 (12.90%) IT Strategy
5 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (11.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.29%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.06%) Scrum
8 3 (4.84%) ITSM
8 3 (4.84%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.84%) Time Management
9 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.23%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.61%) Go
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.29%) CCNP
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) ISEB
5 2 (3.23%) CCNA
5 2 (3.23%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCDP
6 1 (1.61%) CCENT
6 1 (1.61%) CCIE
6 1 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) CISM
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.61%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) vCloud
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) FortiGate
1 5 (8.06%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) SCOM
3 3 (4.84%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.61%) vRealize
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) Cisco
4 7 (11.29%) Dell
5 6 (9.68%) F5
5 6 (9.68%) Fortinet
5 6 (9.68%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.61%) Citrix
8 1 (1.61%) EMC
8 1 (1.61%) Mercator