The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Manager
Rank 586 560 543
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 75 89 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 64
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £528 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.70%
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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
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 1549 2019 2086
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 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Data Centre Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Centre Manager in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -21 68 £465 +9.41% 5
London -18 30 £500 +14.28% 1
North West +18 21 £470 -
Manchester - 12 £363 -
South East +4 9 £450 +12.14% 1
Scotland +7 6 £363 -6.45%
Edinburgh - 6 £363 -
City of London +42 5 £525 +20.00%
Liverpool - 5 £495 -
Merseyside - 5 £495 -
Berkshire +6 4 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands -24 4 £341 -19.70% 1
Warwickshire 0 3 £320 -20.00%
Cheshire +1 2 £475 -
Surrey -11 2 £550 - 1
Ilford - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £475 -
East of England +14 1 - -
Reading +6 1 £465 +9.41%
East Midlands -1 1 £438 -
South West -5 1 £430 +6.17% 1
Yorkshire -5 1 £500 +81.81% 1
Wales - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £438 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Atherstone - 1 £320 -
Crawley - 1 £400 -

Data Centre Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Data Centre Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 160 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 98 (61.25%) Migration
3 72 (45.00%) Project Management
4 43 (26.88%) PRINCE2
5 40 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (23.75%) Finance
7 27 (16.88%) Windows
8 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
9 15 (9.38%) ITIL
9 15 (9.38%) Oracle
9 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 14 (8.75%) PMI Certification
10 14 (8.75%) Risk Management
10 14 (8.75%) Banking
11 13 (8.13%) Programme Management
11 13 (8.13%) Change Management
12 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
13 11 (6.88%) Citrix
13 11 (6.88%) SAN
13 11 (6.88%) PMP
13 11 (6.88%) MS Project
13 11 (6.88%) VMware
14 10 (6.25%) Linux
14 10 (6.25%) PMI
14 10 (6.25%) Cisco
14 10 (6.25%) SC Cleared
14 10 (6.25%) Data Migration
14 10 (6.25%) Project Planning
15 9 (5.63%) Degree
15 9 (5.63%) Supplier Management

Data Centre Manager 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 (1.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS Project
2 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.75%) MS Office
5 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.25%) InDesign
7 1 (0.63%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.13%) Office 365
2 4 (2.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) SAN
2 6 (3.75%) Firewall
3 5 (3.13%) DHCP
3 5 (3.13%) WAN
4 4 (2.50%) LAN
5 3 (1.88%) NAS
5 3 (1.88%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.88%) VoIP
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.63%) FTP
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.63%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.63%) VLAN
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
6 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) DB2
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 38 (23.75%) Finance
2 14 (8.75%) Banking
3 9 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.50%) Web Services
2 2 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 160 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.25%) PMI
3 8 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.50%) Equities
4 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.88%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Blog
6 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.63%) iSeries
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.88%) Windows
2 10 (6.25%) Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Solaris
3 9 (5.63%) Unix
4 8 (5.00%) AIX
5 6 (3.75%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.50%) HPUX
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.25%) OS/2
10 1 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (61.25%) Migration
2 72 (45.00%) Project Management
3 43 (26.88%) PRINCE2
4 40 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.38%) ITIL
6 14 (8.75%) Risk Management
7 13 (8.13%) Change Management
7 13 (8.13%) Programme Management
8 10 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 10 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 9 (5.63%) Change Control
9 9 (5.63%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (5.63%) Supplier Management
10 7 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.38%) Data Centre Operations
11 6 (3.75%) Resource Management
11 6 (3.75%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (3.75%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.13%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.75%) PMI Certification
3 11 (6.88%) PMP
4 10 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.63%) Degree
6 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.50%) APMP
8 4 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.25%) ISEB
11 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) BICSI Certification
11 1 (0.63%) BICSI RCDD
11 1 (0.63%) CCNA
11 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.63%) MCSE
11 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.63%) PgMP
11 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.88%) XenApp
4 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
1 1 (0.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.38%) Oracle
3 11 (6.88%) Citrix
3 11 (6.88%) VMware
4 10 (6.25%) Cisco
5 9 (5.63%) EMC
6 6 (3.75%) HP
6 6 (3.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) Adobe
7 2 (1.25%) NetApp
7 2 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.63%) F5
8 1 (0.63%) IronPort
8 1 (0.63%) Juniper
8 1 (0.63%) Planview
8 1 (0.63%) Sun
8 1 (0.63%) Veeam
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