Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 171 151
Rank change year-on-year +44 -20 +12
Contract jobs citing Tech Ops 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.029% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.033% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -46.15% +115.77%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £600
90th Percentile £338 £375 £700
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £650
% change year-on-year -7.14% -46.15% +103.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.38 - -

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 2,062 3,012 2,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.69% 87.84% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,361 2,057 1,815
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.62% +0.13%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 77 67
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.79 £17.41 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.91% +8.81% +10.34%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.22 £9.81
90th Percentile £42.63 £31.20 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.10%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly 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 10 December 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 +38 5 £325 -7.14% 3
Tech Ops
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) QNAP
2 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Storage Management
2 3 (60.00%) Proactive Maintenance
2 3 (60.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python

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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Proactive Maintenance
1 3 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Storage Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (60.00%) QNAP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk