The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Architect 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 Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Architect
Rank 591 602 606
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 49 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.059% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.062% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 14
Average daily rate £475 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £440 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £610 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £600 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.91% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Data Centre Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 April 2016.

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 30 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 Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 47 £475 -18.27% 6
London -1 23 £525 -10.63% 1
South East -13 10 £433 -19.44% 1
North West -3 8 £475 - 2
Berkshire +7 5 £375 -37.50% 1
Warrington - 4 £475 -
Manchester - 4 £463 - 2
Cheshire - 4 £475 -
Hampshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Reading -8 2 £375 -40.00%
Scotland -17 2 £425 -34.61%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £425 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
East Midlands +7 1 £450 -
Warwickshire -2 1 - -
West Sussex -14 1 £433 +4.96%
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £650 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 £450 -
Gosport - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £650 -
Atherstone - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £433 -
Derbyshire - 1 £450 -

Data Centre Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 97 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 60 (61.86%) Migration
3 30 (30.93%) VMware
4 26 (26.80%) Cisco
5 24 (24.74%) HP
6 21 (21.65%) Linux
7 20 (20.62%) Finance
7 20 (20.62%) Firewall
7 20 (20.62%) NetApp
7 20 (20.62%) EMC
8 19 (19.59%) Oracle
9 17 (17.53%) WAN
9 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (14.43%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
11 13 (13.40%) LAN
11 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
11 13 (13.40%) Juniper
12 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (11.34%) CheckPoint
13 11 (11.34%) IBM
13 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.34%) Unix
13 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (10.31%) DB2
14 10 (10.31%) SQL
14 10 (10.31%) DNS
14 10 (10.31%) MPLS
14 10 (10.31%) Presales

Data Centre Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.22%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.15%) Smallworld
3 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) JBoss
4 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.12%) IaaS
3 4 (4.12%) PaaS
4 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.62%) Firewall
2 17 (17.53%) WAN
3 13 (13.40%) LAN
4 10 (10.31%) DNS
4 10 (10.31%) MPLS
5 9 (9.28%) BGP
5 9 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (9.28%) FabricPath
5 9 (9.28%) IPv6
5 9 (9.28%) Network Security
5 9 (9.28%) OSPF
5 9 (9.28%) VPN
6 8 (8.25%) IPsec
6 8 (8.25%) IPv4
6 8 (8.25%) TRILL
7 3 (3.09%) VLAN
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.06%) DHCP
8 2 (2.06%) SAN
8 2 (2.06%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) DB2
3 7 (7.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.25%) Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) French Language
5 1 (1.03%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Middleware
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.06%) SAPUI5
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 97 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (8.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (8.25%) iSeries
2 8 (8.25%) Private Cloud
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.22%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.15%) BBC
4 5 (5.15%) iDTV
4 5 (5.15%) IPTV
4 5 (5.15%) Over-the-Top Content
4 5 (5.15%) STB
5 4 (4.12%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (3.09%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.03%) LPAR
8 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Unix
3 8 (8.25%) AIX
3 8 (8.25%) Windows
4 5 (5.15%) Solaris
5 3 (3.09%) HPUX
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) CatOS
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.86%) Migration
2 14 (14.43%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.31%) Presales
5 9 (9.28%) ITIL
5 9 (9.28%) Network Design
5 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.25%) TOGAF
7 7 (7.22%) Target Operating Model
8 6 (6.19%) CRM
8 6 (6.19%) ERP
8 6 (6.19%) eTOM
8 6 (6.19%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.12%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.12%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.09%) High Availability
10 3 (3.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.09%) Security Architecture
10 3 (3.09%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) Lisp
3 1 (1.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) Degree
3 4 (4.12%) ISEB
4 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) CCIE
5 2 (2.06%) CCNP
5 2 (2.06%) MCSE
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) GxP
1 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 17 (17.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) vCloud
3 1 (1.03%) NFS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.09%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.03%) OpenView
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.03%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 30 (30.93%) VMware
2 26 (26.80%) Cisco
3 24 (24.74%) HP
4 20 (20.62%) EMC
4 20 (20.62%) NetApp
5 19 (19.59%) Oracle
6 13 (13.40%) Juniper
6 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.34%) CheckPoint
7 11 (11.34%) IBM
8 5 (5.15%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.15%) Arqiva
8 5 (5.15%) BMC
8 5 (5.15%) BT
8 5 (5.15%) Ericsson
8 5 (5.15%) Virgin Media
9 4 (4.12%) Citrix
10 3 (3.09%) CommVault
10 3 (3.09%) SAP
11 2 (2.06%) Mercator
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Rate: £425.00 per day
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