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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Manager
Rank 559 571 557
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 61 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 61
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £423
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +2.07%
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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -14 59 £425 -5.55% 3
South East +23 22 £415 -7.77%
London -29 14 £510 +7.36% 1
North West +9 11 £381 -0.97%
Berkshire +3 8 £350 -17.15%
West Midlands -4 8 £450 +40.62%
Hampshire +30 7 £423 -8.35%
Manchester +10 7 £320 -28.88%
Reading +6 6 £350 -
Cheshire +6 3 £475 +48.43%
City of London 0 3 £479 +53.20%
Portsmouth - 3 £415 -
Farnborough - 3 £445 -
Yorkshire +19 2 £450 +56.52%
North Yorkshire +5 2 £450 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £513 -
Surrey +20 1 £413 -19.51%
East of England +11 1 £600 +60.00% 1
Milton Keynes +11 1 £300 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £300 -25.00%
Uxbridge +7 1 - -
Derbyshire +4 1 - -
Lancashire -1 1 £338 -
East Midlands -3 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -5 1 £463 -2.63%
Blackpool -7 1 £338 -
Oxfordshire -9 1 £505 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £450 -
Tamworth - 1 £463 -

Data Centre Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 78 (56.93%) Migration
3 59 (43.07%) Project Management
4 38 (27.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (26.28%) PRINCE2
6 33 (24.09%) Finance
7 16 (11.68%) Programme Management
8 13 (9.49%) ITIL
8 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.76%) Cisco
9 12 (8.76%) Windows
10 11 (8.03%) Change Management
10 11 (8.03%) Banking
11 10 (7.30%) Supplier Management
11 10 (7.30%) SAN
11 10 (7.30%) Oracle
11 10 (7.30%) PMP
11 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
12 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
12 9 (6.57%) VMware
13 8 (5.84%) Service Delivery
13 8 (5.84%) Data Migration
13 8 (5.84%) Firewall
13 8 (5.84%) PMI Certification
13 8 (5.84%) MS Project
13 8 (5.84%) Linux
14 7 (5.11%) Citrix
14 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
14 7 (5.11%) Service Management
14 7 (5.11%) PRINCE

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 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Project
2 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.92%) MS Office
3 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (2.92%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) SAN
2 8 (5.84%) Firewall
3 5 (3.65%) LAN
3 5 (3.65%) WAN
4 3 (2.19%) MPLS
4 3 (2.19%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.46%) NAS
6 1 (0.73%) BGP
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.73%) DHCP
6 1 (0.73%) Internet
6 1 (0.73%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.73%) VLAN
6 1 (0.73%) VoIP
6 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) JIRA
General
1 33 (24.09%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.73%) French Language
5 1 (0.73%) German Language
5 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 137 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.92%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.73%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 8 (5.84%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) AIX
3 5 (3.65%) Unix
4 3 (2.19%) Solaris
4 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.73%) HPUX
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (56.93%) Migration
2 59 (43.07%) Project Management
3 38 (27.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (26.28%) PRINCE2
5 16 (11.68%) Programme Management
6 13 (9.49%) ITIL
7 11 (8.03%) Change Management
8 10 (7.30%) Supplier Management
9 8 (5.84%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.84%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.11%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.11%) SDLC
10 7 (5.11%) Service Management
11 6 (4.38%) Change Control
11 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.65%) Data Centre Operations
12 5 (3.65%) Matrix Management
12 5 (3.65%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) PMP
1 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.84%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.19%) APMP
7 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.46%) Degree
7 2 (1.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.73%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) NEBOSH
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.73%) vCloud
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.73%) SCCM
1 1 (0.73%) vMotion
1 1 (0.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.76%) Cisco
3 10 (7.30%) Oracle
4 9 (6.57%) VMware
5 7 (5.11%) Citrix
6 5 (3.65%) IBM
7 4 (2.92%) EMC
7 4 (2.92%) HP
8 2 (1.46%) NetApp
9 1 (0.73%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.73%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.73%) F5
9 1 (0.73%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.73%) Huawei
9 1 (0.73%) Juniper
9 1 (0.73%) Mercator
9 1 (0.73%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.73%) Remedy
9 1 (0.73%) Sybase
9 1 (0.73%) Tumbleweed
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