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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Manager
Rank 601 585 546
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 27 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.053% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.057% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 20
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£438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £326 £288
% change year-on-year
+38.13% +13.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.75

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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 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 3 August 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 -10 27 £438 +9.37% 4
London -14 14 £419 +4.68% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £275 -
Halifax - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
Durham -7 2 - -
South East -19 2 £450 +157.14%
North East -21 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £275 -
West Midlands +4 1 £600 +37.14% 1
Birmingham +3 1 £600 +37.14%
East of England +2 1 £700 -
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -5 1 £700 -
City of London -17 1 £500 +29.03%
Reading - 1 - -

Data Centre Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 66 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 33 (50.00%) Migration
3 28 (42.42%) Project Management
4 24 (36.36%) Finance
5 20 (30.30%) PRINCE2
6 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
8 9 (13.64%) ITIL
9 7 (10.61%) MS Project
9 7 (10.61%) Change Control
10 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.58%) Banking
10 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
10 5 (7.58%) PMI Certification
10 5 (7.58%) SAN
10 5 (7.58%) VMware
10 5 (7.58%) Law
10 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
11 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.06%) PMI
11 4 (6.06%) Remedy
11 4 (6.06%) IBM
11 4 (6.06%) Citrix
11 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (6.06%) MS Office
11 4 (6.06%) Windows
11 4 (6.06%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared

Data Centre Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (1.52%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Project
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.06%) MS Office
4 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) SAN
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) VLAN
3 1 (1.52%) NAS
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Law
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) PMI
3 3 (4.55%) iSeries
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) AS400
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) CCTV
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) HPUX
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) VMS
2 1 (1.52%) NetWare
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Migration
2 28 (42.42%) Project Management
3 20 (30.30%) PRINCE2
4 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
6 9 (13.64%) ITIL
7 7 (10.61%) Change Control
8 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.06%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.55%) Service Management
10 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.03%) Patch Management
11 2 (3.03%) ERP
11 2 (3.03%) PRINCE
11 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.03%) Workflow
11 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (3.03%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.03%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) PMI Certification
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) PMP
3 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) VMware
2 4 (6.06%) IBM
2 4 (6.06%) Citrix
2 4 (6.06%) Remedy
3 3 (4.55%) BT
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) 3PAR