The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Specialist
England / London
Rank 402 394 406
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.020% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £420 £500 £564
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18379 19532 20026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.86% 95.16% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13143 13698 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 305 351
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.47% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Data Centre Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 London region featuring Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V