The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Centre Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Manager
Rank 575 531 548
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 29 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.067% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.072% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £300 £430
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.75 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Data Centre Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Centre Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Centre Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Data Centre Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Centre Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Top 17 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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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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 -12 28 £400 -11.11% 12
London +7 15 £400 -15.78% 3
City of London +12 4 £388 -16.21% 1
South East -28 3 £338 +22.72%
West Midlands - 2 £438 - 8
East of England - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £438 - 8
Berkshire - 2 £175 -
Slough - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Havant - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Data Centre Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 25 (43.86%) Migration
2 19 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco
4 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.54%) Finance
6 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (12.28%) SAN
7 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
8 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 5 (8.77%) ITIL
9 5 (8.77%) Windows
9 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.77%) Change Management
10 4 (7.02%) VMware
10 4 (7.02%) Service Management
10 4 (7.02%) Linux
10 4 (7.02%) SLA
10 4 (7.02%) PMI Certification
10 4 (7.02%) HP
11 3 (5.26%) EMC
11 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (5.26%) PMI
11 3 (5.26%) PMP
11 3 (5.26%) WAN
11 3 (5.26%) SQL
11 3 (5.26%) MS Office
11 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
11 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Data Centre Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) PBX
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) 4G
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) RequisitePro
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.75%) Automotive
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) PMI
2 2 (3.51%) Biometrics
2 2 (3.51%) Replication
2 2 (3.51%) Economics
3 1 (1.75%) CCTV
3 1 (1.75%) CMDB
3 1 (1.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Migration
2 19 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) Service Management
9 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.51%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.51%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma
10 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.26%) PMP
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) ISEB
5 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.51%) vSphere
2 1 (1.75%) GPFS
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Netcool
1 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (7.02%) HP
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 3 (5.26%) EMC
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Sun
4 2 (3.51%) BT
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Siebel
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Avaya
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper
5 1 (1.75%) NetApp
City, London
Quadratek People Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago