The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Technician
Rank 562 537 562
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Data Centre Technician
UK

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
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 31 July 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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London - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Data Centre Technician
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Data Centre Technician
Top 19 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) 3G
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Linux

Data Centre Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) 3G
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks