The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Data Centre Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Specialist
Rank 598 604 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.017% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £365 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £210 -
% change year-on-year
+73.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Data Centre Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 9 - -
North West - 4 - -
South West - 1 £365 -
Data Centre Specialist
UK

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Data Centre Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (51.72%) Migration
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 5 (17.24%) HP
8 5 (17.24%) EMC
9 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (13.79%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (13.79%) SAN
9 4 (13.79%) NetApp
9 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
9 4 (13.79%) VMware
10 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
10 3 (10.34%) CommVault
10 3 (10.34%) NAS
10 3 (10.34%) Re-Platforming
11 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
11 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) BGP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.45%) FabricPath
4 1 (3.45%) FCoE
4 1 (3.45%) FWSM
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) PPP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) SUSE
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Migration
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (10.34%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) ITSM
7 1 (3.45%) Network Design
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSA
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) EMC
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) CommVault
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Aruba
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) IronPort
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia