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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Architect
Rank 581 620 562
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 70 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.046% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.048% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 43
Median daily rate £500 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £623 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.26%
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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £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 1565 2020 2092
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 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +25 65 £513 +2.50% 3
London +27 32 £525 -4.54% 2
North West +10 10 £485 +21.25%
East of England - 9 £575 -
South East +15 8 £540 +13.68%
Manchester +3 7 £485 +21.25%
Derbyshire +6 4 £475 -
Chesterfield +4 4 £475 -
East Midlands -3 4 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £550 -
Suffolk - 4 £575 -
Peterborough - 4 £550 -
Berkshire +1 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £480 -
Ipswich - 3 £575 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £600 +20.00%
Scotland -1 2 £475 +5.55%
West Midlands -32 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £475 -
Merseyside - 2 £504 -
Farnborough - 2 £455 -
Liverpool - 2 £504 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £600 -
Slough +6 1 - -
Cheshire 0 1 £400 -
Surrey -4 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £463 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 68 (57.14%) Migration
3 29 (24.37%) VMware
4 27 (22.69%) Linux
5 22 (18.49%) LAN
5 22 (18.49%) WAN
6 20 (16.81%) Windows
6 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
7 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (14.29%) Firewall
10 16 (13.45%) Finance
10 16 (13.45%) SQL
11 15 (12.61%) AIX
11 15 (12.61%) Cisco
12 13 (10.92%) Oracle
13 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (9.24%) Unix
14 10 (8.40%) Solaris
14 10 (8.40%) Citrix
14 10 (8.40%) Banking
15 9 (7.56%) SAN
15 9 (7.56%) EMC
15 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
15 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
15 9 (7.56%) Degree
16 8 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
16 8 (6.72%) HP
17 7 (5.88%) HPUX
17 7 (5.88%) VPN

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 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.52%) IIS
2 2 (1.68%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) IaaS
2 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.36%) PaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.84%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) LAN
1 22 (18.49%) WAN
2 17 (14.29%) Firewall
3 9 (7.56%) SAN
4 7 (5.88%) VPN
5 6 (5.04%) NAS
6 5 (4.20%) DHCP
6 5 (4.20%) MPLS
6 5 (4.20%) Network Security
6 5 (4.20%) VoIP
7 3 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.52%) WLAN
8 2 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.84%) DNS
9 1 (0.84%) HTTP
9 1 (0.84%) PABX
9 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) DB2
3 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.84%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (13.45%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) French Language
5 1 (0.84%) German Language
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) Middleware
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.84%) SAPUI5
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 119 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.36%) Clustering
4 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Replication
5 2 (1.68%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.84%) EPoS
6 1 (0.84%) LPAR
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.69%) Linux
2 20 (16.81%) Windows
3 15 (12.61%) AIX
4 11 (9.24%) Unix
5 10 (8.40%) Solaris
6 7 (5.88%) HPUX
6 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.36%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.52%) SUSE
10 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.14%) Migration
2 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 7 (5.88%) Presales
4 7 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 6 (5.04%) Programme Management
6 5 (4.20%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (3.36%) High Availability
7 4 (3.36%) Supplier Management
8 3 (2.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.52%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.52%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (2.52%) Project Management
8 3 (2.52%) Secure Coding
8 3 (2.52%) SIEM
8 3 (2.52%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (2.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (1.68%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.45%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) Python
3 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Degree
1 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.84%) CCIE
4 1 (0.84%) CCNP
4 1 (0.84%) CISSP
4 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
4 1 (0.84%) MCSE
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.84%) VCAP
4 1 (0.84%) VCP5
4 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) GxP
1 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.88%) vCloud
4 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.52%) Samba
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.52%) vSphere
6 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.84%) Docker
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) BladeLogic
2 3 (2.52%) Graphite
2 3 (2.52%) logstash
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.68%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.84%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) VMware
2 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.61%) Cisco
4 13 (10.92%) Oracle
5 10 (8.40%) Citrix
6 9 (7.56%) EMC
7 8 (6.72%) HP
8 6 (5.04%) NetApp
9 4 (3.36%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.52%) Blue Coat
10 3 (2.52%) Juniper
10 3 (2.52%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.68%) BMC
11 2 (1.68%) CommVault
11 2 (1.68%) IBM
11 2 (1.68%) Mercator
11 2 (1.68%) Progress
11 2 (1.68%) SAP
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