The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Technician
Rank 591 591 574
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
Data Centre Technician
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Centre Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Centre Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Centre Technician
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Data Centre Technician Daily Rate Trend in England

Data Centre Technician
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Data Centre Technician Daily Rate Histogram in England

Data Centre Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Data Centre Technician Hourly Rate Trend in England

Data Centre Technician
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 Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 3 £400 - 1
South East +18 2 £175 -
Data Centre Technician
UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) FTP
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) CommVault
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 2 (18.18%) Simpana
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) KVM
4 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) SMTP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) CommVault
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) HP