Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 65 65
Rank change year-on-year -50 0 +33
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 51 90 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.50% 3.26% 3.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.72% 9.81% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 39
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +21.62%
10th Percentile £324 £354 £323
90th Percentile £522 £575 £671
Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -20.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.75% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year +12.50% +20.75% -

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 891 917 1,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 26.26% 33.20% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 622 817
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £283 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £568 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 34
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 £14.20 £15.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% -7.85% +24.78%
10th Percentile £9.77 £8.75 £9.15
90th Percentile £27.43 £32.35 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £13.50 £15.41
% change year-on-year +29.67% -12.39% +24.78%

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 June 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 June 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 -41 46 £425 -5.56% 10
Halifax -1 2 £313 -19.35%
Bradford -6 2 - -
Wakefield -5 1 £300 -33.33% 1
Data Centre
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 23 (45.10%) Cisco
2 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (29.41%) F5
3 11 (21.57%) High Availability
4 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (19.61%) Migration
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.65%) VMware
5 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.69%) WAN
6 8 (15.69%) Linux
6 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.69%) IaaS
6 8 (15.69%) PaaS
6 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
7 7 (13.73%) MPLS
7 7 (13.73%) MySQL
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle
7 7 (13.73%) CCNP
8 6 (11.76%) CCNA
8 6 (11.76%) VoIP
8 6 (11.76%) SQL
8 6 (11.76%) Java
8 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
8 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (11.76%) Finance

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 (3.92%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.92%) Mule
1 2 (3.92%) nginx
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) IaaS
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (15.69%) PaaS
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 8 (15.69%) WAN
3 7 (13.73%) MPLS
4 6 (11.76%) VoIP
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (9.80%) DNS
5 5 (9.80%) Network Security
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.92%) AMQP
7 2 (3.92%) BGP
7 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (3.92%) NaaS
7 2 (3.92%) OSPF
7 2 (3.92%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
7 2 (3.92%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MySQL
1 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.80%) Informix
2 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.92%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) HBase
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.96%) Psake
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Games
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Architect
2 10 (19.61%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Network Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) DBA
5 5 (9.80%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Lead Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Author
7 2 (3.92%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Author
7 2 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Kafka
2 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) Akka
3 1 (1.96%) Dropwizard
3 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) CMDB
4 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) High Availability
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (19.61%) Migration
3 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.84%) BDD
6 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.84%) Kanban
6 4 (7.84%) Release Management
6 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Java
1 6 (11.76%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) PHP
3 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.92%) VBScript
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.73%) CCNP
3 6 (11.76%) CCNA
4 5 (9.80%) CCIP
4 5 (9.80%) CCSP
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.96%) PMP
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.92%) Varnish
4 2 (3.92%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Marathon
1 4 (7.84%) Mesos
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
1 4 (7.84%) Salt
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Graphite
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Opsview
3 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.96%) Terraform
3 1 (1.96%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Cisco
2 15 (29.41%) F5
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle
5 5 (9.80%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.80%) HP
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.84%) Brocade
7 3 (5.88%) Civica
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) Remedy
8 2 (3.92%) Splunk
9 1 (1.96%) Citrix
9 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com