The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Manager
Rank 553 574 546
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 40 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.044% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.048% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 9
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£475 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £357 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £522 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £409
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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 +6 32 £475 +2.70% 4
London +6 11 £488 -6.60%
East Midlands +12 8 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £500 -
South East -21 4 £475 +4.39% 1
Northampton - 4 £500 -
City of London +17 2 - -
South Wales +4 2 £375 -16.66% 1
Wales -1 2 £375 -16.66% 1
East of England +18 1 £413 +22.22%
Hertfordshire +9 1 £413 -2.94%
Watford +6 1 £413 -2.94%
Leicestershire - 1 £450 -
Guernsey - 1 £475 -
Jersey - 1 £475 -
Leicester - 1 £450 -
Channel Islands - 1 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
Newport - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -

Data Centre Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 32 (47.06%) Migration
2 25 (36.76%) Project Management
3 20 (29.41%) Finance
4 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
5 16 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL
6 8 (11.76%) SAN
7 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
8 5 (7.35%) Citrix
8 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
8 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.35%) Change Control
9 4 (5.88%) VMware
9 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.88%) Service Management
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco
9 4 (5.88%) IBM
9 4 (5.88%) HP
9 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
9 4 (5.88%) Windows
10 3 (4.41%) Linux
10 3 (4.41%) MS Project
10 3 (4.41%) WAN
10 3 (4.41%) PMP
10 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.41%) Telecoms

Data Centre Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (1.47%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) NAS
4 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.47%) VLAN
4 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.47%) BGP
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.47%) PMI
1 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.47%) AS400
1 1 (1.47%) Replication
1 1 (1.47%) Clustering
1 1 (1.47%) PKI
1 1 (1.47%) CCTV
1 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (1.47%) iSeries
1 1 (1.47%) iPad
1 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
1 1 (1.47%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) VMS
4 1 (1.47%) NetWare
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Migration
2 25 (36.76%) Project Management
3 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
4 16 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.35%) Change Control
7 4 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.88%) Service Management
8 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.41%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.41%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.94%) Change Management
9 2 (2.94%) BCP
9 2 (2.94%) ERP
9 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.41%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) COBIT
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.35%) Citrix
2 4 (5.88%) VMware
2 4 (5.88%) HP
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco
2 4 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (2.94%) EMC
3 2 (2.94%) BT
4 1 (1.47%) CommVault
4 1 (1.47%) NetApp
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Apple
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Cognos
4 1 (1.47%) Dell
4 1 (1.47%) Sun