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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Architect
Rank 584 608 568
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Architect 62 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.054% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.057% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 35
Median daily rate £475 £510 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £408 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £618 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 +28 58 £475 -6.86% 12
London +5 25 £475 -8.65% 3
North West +3 13 £475 +18.75%
East of England - 9 £575 -
South East -5 6 £600 +11.62% 2
Manchester -11 6 £485 +21.25%
Cheshire - 5 £475 -
Warrington - 5 £475 -
Derbyshire +7 4 £475 -
Chesterfield +4 4 £475 -
East Midlands -1 4 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Suffolk - 4 £575 -
Peterborough - 4 - -
Berkshire -8 3 £375 -30.23% 2
Ipswich - 3 £575 -
Liverpool - 2 £504 -
Merseyside - 2 £504 -
Hampshire - 2 £600 -
Slough +6 1 - -
Reading -1 1 £375 -40.00% 2
Surrey -5 1 - -
Scotland -17 1 £475 +5.55%
Bedfordshire - 1 £463 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £475 -
Wales - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £650 -
Stockport - 1 - -

Data Centre Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 67 (57.76%) Migration
3 32 (27.59%) VMware
4 31 (26.72%) Linux
5 23 (19.83%) Cisco
6 20 (17.24%) Firewall
6 20 (17.24%) WAN
7 19 (16.38%) Finance
8 18 (15.52%) LAN
9 17 (14.66%) Oracle
9 17 (14.66%) Windows
9 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
9 17 (14.66%) HP
9 17 (14.66%) EMC
9 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (12.93%) NetApp
11 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
11 14 (12.07%) SQL
12 13 (11.21%) AIX
12 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (10.34%) Security Cleared
13 12 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
14 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
15 10 (8.62%) Solaris
15 10 (8.62%) Juniper
15 10 (8.62%) Banking
16 9 (7.76%) Citrix
16 9 (7.76%) CheckPoint
16 9 (7.76%) DB2

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 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (2.59%) IIS
1 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.72%) Smallworld
2 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.45%) IaaS
2 4 (3.45%) PaaS
3 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) SaaS
4 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.24%) Firewall
1 20 (17.24%) WAN
2 18 (15.52%) LAN
3 7 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (6.03%) DNS
3 7 (6.03%) MPLS
4 6 (5.17%) BGP
4 6 (5.17%) FabricPath
4 6 (5.17%) IPsec
4 6 (5.17%) IPv4
4 6 (5.17%) IPv6
4 6 (5.17%) OSPF
4 6 (5.17%) SAN
4 6 (5.17%) TRILL
4 6 (5.17%) VPN
5 5 (4.31%) DHCP
5 5 (4.31%) NAS
6 4 (3.45%) Network Security
7 2 (1.72%) VLAN
8 1 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) DB2
3 3 (2.59%) MySQL
4 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (16.38%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) French Language
5 1 (0.86%) German Language
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) Middleware
2 2 (1.72%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.72%) SAPUI5
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 116 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (5.17%) iSeries
3 5 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.45%) Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.59%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.59%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) BBC
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) IPTV
6 2 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) STB
7 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.72%) Linux
2 17 (14.66%) Windows
3 13 (11.21%) AIX
4 10 (8.62%) Solaris
5 8 (6.90%) Unix
6 7 (6.03%) HPUX
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.72%) SUSE
10 1 (0.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.76%) Migration
2 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 7 (6.03%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (5.17%) Presales
7 5 (4.31%) Network Design
7 5 (4.31%) Programme Management
7 5 (4.31%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (4.31%) Supplier Management
8 4 (3.45%) High Availability
8 4 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.45%) Project Management
8 4 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
9 3 (2.59%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (2.59%) ERP
9 3 (2.59%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.59%) SIEM
9 3 (2.59%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.07%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) Lisp
3 5 (4.31%) Python
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) Degree
4 4 (3.45%) ISEB
5 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.86%) CCIE
7 1 (0.86%) CCNP
7 1 (0.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.86%) VCAP
7 1 (0.86%) VCP5
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) GxP
1 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.59%) Samba
5 1 (0.86%) Docker
5 1 (0.86%) vCloud
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Graphite
1 3 (2.59%) logstash
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.59%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.86%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) VMware
2 23 (19.83%) Cisco
3 17 (14.66%) EMC
3 17 (14.66%) HP
3 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.66%) Oracle
4 15 (12.93%) NetApp
5 10 (8.62%) Juniper
6 9 (7.76%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.76%) Citrix
7 8 (6.90%) IBM
8 5 (4.31%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.45%) BMC
9 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.59%) CommVault
11 2 (1.72%) BT
11 2 (1.72%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.72%) Mercator
11 2 (1.72%) Progress
11 2 (1.72%) SAP
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