Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 81 94
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 -32
Contract jobs citing Data Centre 85 135 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.05% 2.85% 2.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.85% 9.80% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 96 69
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £304 £295 £212
90th Percentile £628 £534 £519
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.24 £14.85 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.31% -28.10% +25.18%
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.45 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.44% -0.24% +4.65%

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 863 1,377 1,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.93% 29.11% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 864 890
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £253 £256 £259
90th Percentile £582 £574 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.65% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 82 49
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +20.69%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.43 £9.80
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.63 £47.05
Median hourly rate £24.70 £21.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year +17.62% -3.51% +8.83%

Data Centre
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre in Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Data Centre in Yorkshire

Data Centre
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Centre in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Centre in Yorkshire

Data Centre
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Centre in Yorkshire.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +6 59 £375 -11.76% 24
South Yorkshire +27 12 £450 +20.00% 4
North Yorkshire -1 9 £320 -22.42% 6
Data Centre
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 38 (44.71%) Azure
2 35 (41.18%) Windows
3 30 (35.29%) VMware
4 29 (34.12%) AWS
5 28 (32.94%) Firewall
5 28 (32.94%) Linux
5 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
6 23 (27.06%) LAN
6 23 (27.06%) WAN
7 21 (24.71%) Cisco
7 21 (24.71%) Migration
7 21 (24.71%) Office 365
8 20 (23.53%) Retail
9 17 (20.00%) McAfee
10 16 (18.82%) Citrix
10 16 (18.82%) SQL
10 16 (18.82%) Network Security
11 15 (17.65%) DNS
11 15 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
12 14 (16.47%) SCCM
13 13 (15.29%) IaaS
13 13 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (14.12%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (14.12%) SaaS
14 12 (14.12%) PaaS
15 11 (12.94%) Network Design
15 11 (12.94%) DMZ
16 10 (11.76%) VPN
16 10 (11.76%) McAfee ePO

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 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) nginx
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Magento
1 1 (1.18%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 38 (44.71%) Azure
2 29 (34.12%) AWS
3 21 (24.71%) Office 365
4 13 (15.29%) IaaS
5 12 (14.12%) PaaS
5 12 (14.12%) SaaS
6 5 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.53%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.53%) GitHub
8 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.18%) GCP
9 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.94%) Firewall
2 23 (27.06%) LAN
2 23 (27.06%) WAN
3 16 (18.82%) Network Security
4 15 (17.65%) DNS
5 13 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (12.94%) DMZ
7 10 (11.76%) VPN
8 7 (8.24%) BGP
9 6 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (7.06%) MPLS
10 5 (5.88%) BIG-IP
10 5 (5.88%) Internet
10 5 (5.88%) IPv4
10 5 (5.88%) IPv6
10 5 (5.88%) NetScaler
10 5 (5.88%) OSPF
10 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 5 (5.88%) Wireless
11 4 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Big Data
2 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket
1 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.53%) GitLab
1 3 (3.53%) Snyk
2 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 20 (23.53%) Retail
2 6 (7.06%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.41%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Migration Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Office 365 Expert
8 3 (3.53%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
1 2 (2.35%) WCF
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) Clustering
3 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Windows
2 28 (32.94%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (7.06%) CentOS
4 6 (7.06%) Unix
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Solaris
7 1 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Migration
2 15 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (14.12%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (12.94%) Network Design
5 7 (8.24%) Technology Roadmap
6 6 (7.06%) Project Management
6 6 (7.06%) SIEM
6 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.88%) DevOps
7 5 (5.88%) Information Assurance
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (5.88%) Strategic Roadmap
8 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.71%) Open Source
8 4 (4.71%) Project Delivery
8 4 (4.71%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.53%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) C
3 2 (2.35%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) CCNP
1 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.53%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (3.53%) CISM
3 3 (3.53%) CISSP
3 3 (3.53%) CRISC
3 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) CCIE
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) GDPR
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (32.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.71%) vCloud
4 4 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.71%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) SCCM
2 10 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (8.24%) Puppet
3 7 (8.24%) Terraform
4 5 (5.88%) FortiGate
5 4 (4.71%) Ansible
6 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.35%) Nagios
8 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) VMware
2 21 (24.71%) Cisco
3 17 (20.00%) McAfee
4 16 (18.82%) Citrix
5 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.24%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.88%) Aruba
8 4 (4.71%) Huawei
8 4 (4.71%) Meraki
9 3 (3.53%) F5
9 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.53%) HP
9 3 (3.53%) Juniper
9 3 (3.53%) NETGEAR
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle
10 2 (2.35%) BT
10 2 (2.35%) Dell
10 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.35%) Veeam