Period
to 21 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Centre in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Centre over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 97 72
Rank change year-on-year +32 -25 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 116 104 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.92% 2.08% 2.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.51% 7.26% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 50 62
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £296 £306 £268
90th Percentile £538 £476 £524
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £17.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +7.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.23 £15.50
90th Percentile £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £27.94 £16.00
% change year-on-year -19.47% +74.63% -34.69%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,104 1,433 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.78% 28.66% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 912 820
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £256
90th Percentile £548 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 54 52
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £17.21 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.01% +22.02% -1.05%
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.95 £9.55
90th Percentile £33.45 £27.06 £26.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Data Centre as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Centre in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre in Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre in Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
West Yorkshire +53 86 £370 -7.50% 16
South Yorkshire -15 28 £400 - 7
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Centre.

1 41 (35.34%) Windows
2 35 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
3 34 (29.31%) Migration
4 31 (26.72%) VMware
5 24 (20.69%) Cisco
5 24 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (19.83%) DNS
7 21 (18.10%) Office 365
8 20 (17.24%) Retail
8 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (16.38%) WAN
10 18 (15.52%) SQL
10 18 (15.52%) Azure
11 17 (14.66%) Clustering
12 16 (13.79%) LAN
12 16 (13.79%) Linux
12 16 (13.79%) Windows Server
13 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (12.93%) SCCM
14 14 (12.07%) ITIL
14 14 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (11.21%) Nagios
15 13 (11.21%) Firewall
15 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (9.48%) Finance
18 10 (8.62%) SAN
18 10 (8.62%) VPN

Data Centre
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.10%) Office 365
2 18 (15.52%) Azure
3 9 (7.76%) AWS
4 4 (3.45%) SaaS
5 2 (1.72%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.86%) IaaS
6 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.83%) DNS
2 19 (16.38%) WAN
3 16 (13.79%) LAN
4 13 (11.21%) Firewall
5 10 (8.62%) Network Security
5 10 (8.62%) SAN
5 10 (8.62%) VPN
6 8 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.03%) NAS
8 5 (4.31%) BGP
8 5 (4.31%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (4.31%) VSAN
9 4 (3.45%) DMZ
9 4 (3.45%) Internet
9 4 (3.45%) MPLS
10 3 (2.59%) ISDN
10 3 (2.59%) SSL
10 3 (2.59%) VLAN
10 3 (2.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) DB2
2 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (17.24%) Retail
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.31%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (15.52%) Project Manager
2 14 (12.07%) Analyst
3 13 (11.21%) Network Engineer
4 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Server Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Architect
7 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (6.03%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Data Centre Manager
8 7 (6.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Operations Support Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Kafka
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.72%) LAMP
3 1 (0.86%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Clustering
2 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (4.31%) EMC VNX
2 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.31%) User Experience
3 4 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.72%) iSeries
5 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) CMDB
6 1 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.86%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.34%) Windows
2 20 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (13.79%) Linux
3 16 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.17%) SUSE
6 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.59%) CentOS
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.72%) Debian
9 2 (1.72%) Unix
10 1 (0.86%) AIX
10 1 (0.86%) Android
10 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.86%) Solaris
10 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Migration
2 24 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (12.07%) ITIL
4 9 (7.76%) Load Balancing
4 9 (7.76%) Project Management
4 9 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.90%) Service Management
6 7 (6.03%) Change Management
6 7 (6.03%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (5.17%) High Availability
7 6 (5.17%) IT Strategy
7 6 (5.17%) Technology Roadmap
8 5 (4.31%) Change Control
8 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (4.31%) Power Management
8 5 (4.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.52%) SQL
2 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.59%) C#
4 1 (0.86%) Java
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VB
4 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.62%) CCNP
3 10 (8.62%) MCSE
4 6 (5.17%) CCNA
4 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.31%) MCP
5 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.45%) CCIE
7 3 (2.59%) CCDA
7 3 (2.59%) Degree
7 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (30.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.62%) vSphere
4 2 (1.72%) iptables
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.72%) XenApp
5 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.86%) vCloud
5 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) SCCM
2 13 (11.21%) Nagios
3 5 (4.31%) EMC VPLEX
4 4 (3.45%) SCOM
5 3 (2.59%) Ansible
5 3 (2.59%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.59%) WSUS
6 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.72%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (30.17%) Microsoft
2 31 (26.72%) VMware
3 24 (20.69%) Cisco
4 10 (8.62%) HP
5 7 (6.03%) 3PAR
5 7 (6.03%) Brocade
5 7 (6.03%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.17%) F5
7 5 (4.31%) Citrix
7 5 (4.31%) EMC
8 4 (3.45%) IBM
8 4 (3.45%) McAfee
8 4 (3.45%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.59%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.59%) Juniper
9 3 (2.59%) Meraki
9 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.59%) Sophos
9 3 (2.59%) Veeam