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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Manager
Rank 566 519 551
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 78 104 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 49
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £355 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -20 69 £450 - 6
London -31 21 £500 +11.11% 3
South East -4 20 £475 +11.76%
North West 0 18 £463 -9.75%
Manchester - 9 £411 -
Cheshire -1 7 £479 -
Scotland - 7 £550 -
Berkshire -9 6 £438 +3.55%
Oxfordshire - 6 £475 -
City of London +36 5 £525 +12.90% 3
Oxford - 5 £475 -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Warrington - 4 £491 -
Surrey -6 3 £500 -
Staines - 3 £500 -
East of England +10 2 - -
Lancashire +4 2 - -
East Midlands +1 2 £438 -2.77%
Hampshire 0 2 - -
South West -9 2 £428 +17.12%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £270 -
North East - 2 £270 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £270 -
Havant - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £410 +26.64%
Somerset +10 1 £425 +4.93%
Milton Keynes +9 1 £410 +5.80%
Derbyshire +9 1 - -
Hertfordshire +8 1 - -
Leicestershire +3 1 £438 -2.77%

Data Centre Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 95 (62.09%) Migration
3 66 (43.14%) Project Management
4 42 (27.45%) PRINCE2
5 36 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (21.57%) Finance
7 24 (15.69%) Windows
8 19 (12.42%) PMI Certification
9 17 (11.11%) ITIL
10 16 (10.46%) Security Cleared
11 14 (9.15%) Oracle
11 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
11 14 (9.15%) Change Management
12 13 (8.50%) Banking
12 13 (8.50%) PMI
13 12 (7.84%) Citrix
14 11 (7.19%) PMP
14 11 (7.19%) Unix
14 11 (7.19%) SC Cleared
15 10 (6.54%) QA
15 10 (6.54%) Data Centre Operations
15 10 (6.54%) WAN
15 10 (6.54%) Risk Management
16 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
16 9 (5.88%) VMware
16 9 (5.88%) Degree
16 9 (5.88%) Project Planning
16 9 (5.88%) Data Migration
17 8 (5.23%) Programme Management
17 8 (5.23%) Mainframe

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 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Project
2 7 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.61%) MS Office
5 2 (1.31%) InDesign
6 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) WAN
2 8 (5.23%) SAN
3 5 (3.27%) Firewall
4 4 (2.61%) DHCP
4 4 (2.61%) LAN
5 3 (1.96%) ISDN
5 3 (1.96%) NAS
5 3 (1.96%) PSTN
5 3 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (1.96%) VoIP
5 3 (1.96%) Wireless
6 2 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.31%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.65%) ATM
7 1 (0.65%) DNS
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.65%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.96%) DB2
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 33 (21.57%) Finance
2 13 (8.50%) Banking
3 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.92%) Retail
5 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.31%) Front Office
7 2 (1.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Law
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) Middleware
1 3 (1.96%) Web Services
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 153 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.50%) PMI
3 8 (5.23%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.27%) Equities
5 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.96%) NHS
5 3 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) Blog
6 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.31%) iSeries
6 2 (1.31%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.31%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.69%) Windows
2 11 (7.19%) Unix
3 8 (5.23%) Linux
4 7 (4.58%) Solaris
5 6 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.27%) AIX
7 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.96%) HPUX
8 3 (1.96%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.31%) OS/2
10 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (62.09%) Migration
2 66 (43.14%) Project Management
3 42 (27.45%) PRINCE2
4 36 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (11.11%) ITIL
6 14 (9.15%) Change Management
7 10 (6.54%) Data Centre Operations
7 10 (6.54%) Risk Management
8 9 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.88%) Project Planning
9 8 (5.23%) Programme Management
10 7 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.58%) Resource Management
11 6 (3.92%) Business Transformation
11 6 (3.92%) Change Control
11 6 (3.92%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.92%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (3.92%) Supplier Management
12 5 (3.27%) Business Development
13 4 (2.61%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.92%) SQL
2 2 (1.31%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.42%) PMI Certification
2 16 (10.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.19%) PMP
3 11 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.88%) Degree
5 6 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.61%) BICSI Certification
7 4 (2.61%) BICSI RCDD
7 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.65%) APMP
9 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) CCNA
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MCSE
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PgMP
9 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) COBIT
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
1 14 (9.15%) Oracle
2 12 (7.84%) Citrix
3 9 (5.88%) VMware
4 8 (5.23%) Cisco
4 8 (5.23%) EMC
5 5 (3.27%) HP
5 5 (3.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.31%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.31%) Adobe
6 2 (1.31%) CommVault
6 2 (1.31%) F5
6 2 (1.31%) NetApp
6 2 (1.31%) SAP
6 2 (1.31%) Veeam
7 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.65%) Planview
7 1 (0.65%) Sun