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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Architect
Rank 588 641 601
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 59 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.031% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.033% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 32
Median daily rate £525 £538 £521
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £423 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £630 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -
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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +43 55 £525 -8.69% 3
London +10 31 £525 -14.28% 2
North West +18 9 £480 - 1
South East +15 7 £480 +6.66%
Manchester - 6 £485 - 1
East of England +20 4 £575 -4.16%
Suffolk - 3 £575 -
Hampshire - 3 £455 -
Farnborough - 3 £455 -
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £600 +20.00%
Berkshire +3 2 - -
East Midlands 0 2 £625 -
West Midlands -32 2 - -
Solihull - 2 - -
Chesterfield - 2 £625 -
Merseyside - 2 £504 -
Ipswich - 2 £575 -
Derbyshire - 2 £625 -
Liverpool - 2 £504 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £600 -
Scotland +12 1 £475 +5.55%
Cheshire +10 1 £400 -
Slough +5 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £550 -
Warrington - 1 £400 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £550 -

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 65 (58.56%) Migration
3 28 (25.23%) VMware
4 26 (23.42%) Linux
5 23 (20.72%) WAN
6 22 (19.82%) LAN
7 21 (18.92%) Windows
7 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
8 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (14.41%) Firewall
10 14 (12.61%) SQL
11 13 (11.71%) Finance
12 12 (10.81%) Unix
13 10 (9.01%) AIX
13 10 (9.01%) Cisco
13 10 (9.01%) Oracle
14 9 (8.11%) vCloud
14 9 (8.11%) Degree
14 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.11%) Citrix
14 9 (8.11%) SAN
15 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
15 8 (7.21%) VPN
15 8 (7.21%) Solaris
15 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (7.21%) Load Balancing
15 8 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud
16 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared

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 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.70%) IIS
2 3 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) IaaS
2 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.70%) PaaS
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.72%) WAN
2 22 (19.82%) LAN
3 16 (14.41%) Firewall
4 9 (8.11%) SAN
5 8 (7.21%) VPN
6 6 (5.41%) NAS
7 5 (4.50%) MPLS
7 5 (4.50%) Network Security
7 5 (4.50%) VoIP
8 4 (3.60%) DHCP
8 4 (3.60%) WLAN
9 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.90%) PABX
10 1 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.90%) VLAN
10 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) DB2
3 1 (0.90%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) French Language
6 1 (0.90%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 111 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.60%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) LPAR
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.42%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) Windows
3 12 (10.81%) Unix
4 10 (9.01%) AIX
5 8 (7.21%) Solaris
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.50%) HPUX
8 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.70%) SUSE
10 1 (0.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.56%) Migration
2 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (7.21%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.31%) Programme Management
4 7 (6.31%) TOGAF
5 6 (5.41%) Presales
6 4 (3.60%) High Availability
6 4 (3.60%) Project Management
6 4 (3.60%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (3.60%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (2.70%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (2.70%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.70%) Network Optimisation
7 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.70%) Secure Coding
7 3 (2.70%) SIEM
7 3 (2.70%) Supplier Management
7 3 (2.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) CISSP
4 1 (0.90%) MCSE
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.90%) VCAP
4 1 (0.90%) VCP5
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.11%) vCloud
4 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.60%) Samba
5 3 (2.70%) vSphere
6 2 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.90%) Docker
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) BladeLogic
2 4 (3.60%) Graphite
2 4 (3.60%) logstash
2 4 (3.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) VMware
2 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.01%) Cisco
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle
4 9 (8.11%) Citrix
5 4 (3.60%) Blue Coat
5 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.60%) EMC
5 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.70%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.70%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.80%) F5
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Juniper
7 2 (1.80%) Mercator
7 2 (1.80%) PlateSpin
7 2 (1.80%) Progress
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) BMC
8 1 (0.90%) HP
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