The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Centre Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Analyst
Rank 590 570 590
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Analyst 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.016% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £140 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £150 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Data Centre Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 4 £175 +25.00%
East of England - 1 £175 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Crawley - - - -
London - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Data Centre Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) French Language
3 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) F5

Data Centre Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) VMware