The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Specialist
Rank 401 - 386
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.040% - 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £514
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.00
Data Centre Specialist
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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 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Centre Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Centre Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Centre Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Centre Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Data Centre Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Centre Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Data Centre Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Centre Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (81.82%) EMC
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) NetApp
3 5 (45.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Legato
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) CLARiiON
5 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
5 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
5 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) VCP4
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (27.27%) MCITP

Data Centre Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL2+
3 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) BGP-4
3 1 (9.09%) SS7
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CLARiiON
1 3 (27.27%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) BYOD
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) VCP4
1 3 (27.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Xen
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (27.27%) SCDPM
2 3 (27.27%) Legato
2 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) EMC
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) NetApp
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Fujitsu
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Veritas