Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Tech Ops skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Tech Ops over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Technical Operations (TechOps)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 154 154
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +28
Contract jobs citing Tech Ops 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.099% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £650 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +134.23% -7.50%
10th Percentile £307 £600 £234
90th Percentile £369 £700 £289
Yorkshire median daily rate £330 £650 £288
% change year-on-year -49.23% +126.09% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 - -

Tech Ops is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,857 2,586 2,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.84% 85.46% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,937 1,768 1,806
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 72
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £31.88 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.25 £14.87
% change year-on-year -0.72% +16.04% -0.90%

Tech Ops
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Tech Ops as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Tech Ops in West Yorkshire

Tech Ops
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Tech Ops in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Tech Ops in West Yorkshire

Tech Ops
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 Tech Ops within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 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 -2 6 £330 -49.23% 3
Tech Ops
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Tech Ops 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 Tech Ops.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) NHS
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Logistics
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Tech Ops
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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (16.67%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Grunt
1 1 (16.67%) gulp
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) LESS
2 1 (16.67%) ODBC
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
1 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) CentOS
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Practice Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Splunk
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft