The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Centre Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Centre Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Specialist
Rank 565 523 -
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.014% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.015% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Data Centre Specialist
UK

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Centre Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Centre Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Centre Specialist across the England region.

Data Centre Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Centre Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Data Centre Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Centre Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
East of England - 1 - - 1
London - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Data Centre Specialist
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Data Centre Specialist
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Data Centre Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Data Centre Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint