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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Analyst
Rank 635 631 594
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Analyst 8 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.028% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £250 £225 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £197 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £245 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £291 - £256
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -38.09%

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 2016.

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 13 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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -23 7 £250 +11.11% 2
Essex - 2 £250 -
Northallerton - 2 £333 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £333 -
Yorkshire - 2 £333 -
East of England - 2 £250 -
East Midlands -1 1 - -
London -8 1 £160 -28.88%
South East - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

Data Centre Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (50.00%) Migration
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) VMware
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle
6 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Office 365
6 5 (14.71%) MS Office
6 5 (14.71%) LAN
6 5 (14.71%) WAN
6 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) Finance
6 5 (14.71%) Service Management
6 5 (14.71%) SAN
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) ITSM
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
7 4 (11.76%) Demand Management
8 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
8 3 (8.82%) Incident Management

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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) SAN
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Equities
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Migration
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Service Management
3 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.76%) Demand Management
4 4 (11.76%) ITSM
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) SDLC
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) JCL
1 1 (2.94%) Korn
1 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.94%) APMP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) RHCE
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
1 8 (23.53%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) CA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) Infor
3 2 (5.88%) PlateSpin
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) BT
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.94%) Xerox