The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Analyst
UK
Rank 568 606 595
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Analyst 29 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.044% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.047% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 7
Median daily rate £250 £365 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £287 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £458 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £355 £380
% change year-on-year
-29.57% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Data Centre Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Centre Analyst in the job title.

Data Centre Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Centre Analyst within the UK.

Data Centre Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Data Centre Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre Analyst within the UK.

Data Centre Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Analyst
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
England +34 23 £225 -33.08%
West Midlands - 9 £225 -
Yorkshire +23 6 £385 +28.33%
Scotland - 4 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £393 -
South East +17 2 - -
Cardiff +16 2 - -
South Wales +13 2 - -
London +13 2 - -
North West +12 2 £325 +2.36%
North Yorkshire +10 2 £385 -
Manchester +9 2 £325 -
Surrey +5 2 - -
Wales +5 2 - -
East of England - 2 £385 -
Suffolk - 2 £385 -
Leeds - 2 £385 -
Ipswich - 2 £385 -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £400 -
Selby - 1 - -
York - 1 £385 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -

Data Centre Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Data Centre Analyst 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 featuring Data Centre Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (40.43%) ITIL
3 15 (31.91%) VMware
4 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 10 (21.28%) NetApp
6 10 (21.28%) Migration
6 10 (21.28%) Data Centre Operations
7 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
7 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
7 8 (17.02%) Citrix
7 8 (17.02%) Use Case
7 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Degree
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL V3
8 7 (14.89%) Linux
8 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (12.77%) Security Patching
9 6 (12.77%) IBM
9 6 (12.77%) Service Management
9 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
9 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (12.77%) vSphere
9 6 (12.77%) XenApp
10 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.64%) Unix

Data Centre Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) COM
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Data Centre Operations
2 10 (21.28%) Migration
3 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
3 8 (17.02%) Use Case
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.77%) Security Patching
5 6 (12.77%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) SDLC
6 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.64%) Workflow
6 5 (10.64%) Workflow Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Data Mapping
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) vSphere
2 6 (12.77%) XenApp
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) VMware
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) NetApp
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix
5 6 (12.77%) IBM
6 5 (10.64%) CommVault
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco
7 3 (6.38%) HP
8 2 (4.26%) Clearswift
8 2 (4.26%) Juniper
8 2 (4.26%) Kofax
9 1 (2.13%) Infor
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds