The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Architect 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 Architect
UK
Rank 550 581 569
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 42 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.088% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.093% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 17
Median daily rate £530 £504 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% +6.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £408 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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 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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Data Centre Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Centre Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Centre Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Data Centre Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Centre Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Architect
Top 21 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 Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 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 +14 42 £530 +5.21% 4
London -11 19 £558 +7.99% 2
South East +27 14 £450 +12.50% 1
North West +15 7 £500 -16.66%
Berkshire +9 7 £413 +3.12% 1
City of London -1 6 £554 +5.47% 2
Manchester +13 4 £488 +2.63%
Lancashire +5 3 £530 -
Preston - 3 £530 -
West Midlands -5 2 - - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £538 -
Surrey - 2 £538 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £650 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Newbury - 1 £320 -
Oxford - 1 £650 -

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Data Centre Architect 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 Architect in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 45 (54.88%) Migration
3 19 (23.17%) VMware
4 18 (21.95%) Windows
5 15 (18.29%) Banking
6 14 (17.07%) Finance
6 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (15.85%) Unix
7 13 (15.85%) LAN
8 12 (14.63%) WAN
9 11 (13.41%) Cisco
10 10 (12.20%) Linux
10 10 (12.20%) SAN
11 9 (10.98%) Firewall
11 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
12 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.76%) Project Management
12 8 (9.76%) VPN
12 8 (9.76%) IBM
12 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
13 7 (8.54%) SOA
13 7 (8.54%) .NET
13 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
14 6 (7.32%) Workflow
14 6 (7.32%) Network Design
14 6 (7.32%) J2EE
14 6 (7.32%) EAI

Data Centre Architect 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 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.88%) IaaS
3 4 (4.88%) Office 365
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.44%) PaaS
4 2 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) LAN
2 12 (14.63%) WAN
3 10 (12.20%) SAN
4 9 (10.98%) Firewall
5 8 (9.76%) VPN
6 6 (7.32%) MPLS
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (4.88%) Network Security
9 3 (3.66%) VoIP
9 3 (3.66%) WLAN
10 2 (2.44%) BGP
10 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.44%) DNS
10 2 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (2.44%) IPsec
10 2 (2.44%) OSPF
10 2 (2.44%) VLAN
10 2 (2.44%) VXLAN
11 1 (1.22%) FabricPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
General
1 15 (18.29%) Banking
2 14 (17.07%) Finance
3 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) J2EE
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 82 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (7.32%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (4.88%) Replication
5 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) NHS
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Unix
3 10 (12.20%) Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.10%) AIX
6 3 (3.66%) HPUX
6 3 (3.66%) Solaris
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (54.88%) Migration
2 8 (9.76%) Project Management
2 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (8.54%) SOA
4 6 (7.32%) EAI
4 6 (7.32%) Network Architecture
4 6 (7.32%) Network Design
4 6 (7.32%) Network Management
4 6 (7.32%) Workflow
5 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.10%) DevOps
5 5 (6.10%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.66%) Change Management
7 3 (3.66%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.66%) ITIL
7 3 (3.66%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) C++
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) Lisp
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) CCIE
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.44%) VCAP
4 2 (2.44%) VCDX
4 2 (2.44%) VCP6
4 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.22%) CCDP
5 1 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) COBIT
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) vCloud
2 5 (6.10%) vSphere
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) Samba
4 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.44%) Graphite
3 2 (2.44%) logstash
4 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (1.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) VMware
2 11 (13.41%) Cisco
3 8 (9.76%) IBM
4 6 (7.32%) CheckPoint
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.88%) EMC
5 4 (4.88%) F5
5 4 (4.88%) HP
6 3 (3.66%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.66%) Citrix
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle
6 3 (3.66%) Zerto
7 2 (2.44%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (1.22%) Juniper
8 1 (1.22%) NetApp
8 1 (1.22%) SAP
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