The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Centre Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Architect
Rank 199 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.084% 0.041% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5510 6756 6932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.51% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4114 4911 5043
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 138 164
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Data Centre Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Centre Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Centre Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Centre Architect across the City of London region.

Data Centre Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Centre Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Data Centre Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Centre Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Data Centre Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Centre Architect in their job title.

1 7 (50.00%) VMware
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) NAS
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE

Data Centre Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Data Centre Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Centre Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (7.14%) ElastiCache
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (21.43%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) CommVault
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Altiris
4 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP