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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Manager
Rank 570 545 544
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 77 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 62
Median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £340 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 -9 64 £470 +10.58% 6
North West +11 24 £473 -7.80% 2
London -12 24 £500 +16.27% 3
Scotland -1 11 £400 +3.16%
Manchester - 11 £405 - 2
South East +7 10 £450 +18.03% 1
Edinburgh - 9 £363 -
Cheshire - 6 £479 -
City of London +46 5 £525 +20.00% 1
Liverpool - 5 £495 -
Merseyside - 5 £495 -
Berkshire -1 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Warrington - 4 £483 -
East of England +19 2 - -
South West +7 2 £428 +5.55%
East Midlands +4 2 £438 -
Lancashire -6 2 - -
Reading -8 2 £465 +9.41%
Kent - 2 £509 -
Somerset +7 1 £425 +4.93%
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £410 +9.33%
Derbyshire +4 1 - -
Milton Keynes +3 1 £410 +9.33%
Bath -6 1 £425 +4.93%
Surrey -6 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £430 -

Data Centre Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 96 (60.00%) Migration
3 70 (43.75%) Project Management
4 40 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (23.75%) PRINCE2
6 37 (23.13%) Finance
7 26 (16.25%) Windows
8 17 (10.63%) Oracle
8 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
8 17 (10.63%) PMI Certification
9 15 (9.38%) ITIL
9 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 14 (8.75%) Change Management
11 13 (8.13%) Banking
12 12 (7.50%) Risk Management
12 12 (7.50%) Unix
12 12 (7.50%) SAN
13 11 (6.88%) PMI
13 11 (6.88%) PMP
13 11 (6.88%) Citrix
13 11 (6.88%) Cisco
13 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
13 11 (6.88%) Programme Management
13 11 (6.88%) Data Migration
13 11 (6.88%) SC Cleared
14 10 (6.25%) QA
14 10 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
15 9 (5.63%) EMC
15 9 (5.63%) Mainframe
15 9 (5.63%) Linux

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%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Project
2 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.50%) MS Office
5 2 (1.25%) InDesign
6 1 (0.63%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Office 365
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) SAN
2 6 (3.75%) WAN
3 5 (3.13%) DHCP
3 5 (3.13%) Firewall
4 3 (1.88%) LAN
4 3 (1.88%) NAS
4 3 (1.88%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (1.88%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.88%) VoIP
4 3 (1.88%) Wireless
5 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.63%) ATM
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) FTP
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) ISDN
6 1 (0.63%) PSTN
6 1 (0.63%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) DB2
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 37 (23.13%) Finance
2 13 (8.13%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.75%) Retail
5 5 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.25%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 160 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.88%) PMI
3 9 (5.63%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.13%) Equities
5 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.88%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Blog
7 2 (1.25%) iSeries
7 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) NHS
8 1 (0.63%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.25%) Windows
2 12 (7.50%) Unix
3 9 (5.63%) Linux
4 8 (5.00%) Solaris
5 6 (3.75%) AIX
5 6 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.50%) HPUX
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.25%) OS/2
9 1 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.00%) Migration
2 70 (43.75%) Project Management
3 40 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (23.75%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.38%) ITIL
6 14 (8.75%) Change Management
7 12 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 11 (6.88%) Data Migration
8 11 (6.88%) Programme Management
9 10 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
10 9 (5.63%) Change Control
10 9 (5.63%) Matrix Organization
10 9 (5.63%) Project Planning
11 8 (5.00%) Supplier Management
12 7 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (4.38%) Resource Management
13 6 (3.75%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.75%) Risk Analysis
14 5 (3.13%) Business Development
14 5 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.00%) SQL
2 2 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (10.63%) PMI Certification
2 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.88%) PMP
3 11 (6.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.00%) Degree
5 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.50%) BICSI Certification
6 4 (2.50%) BICSI RCDD
6 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.25%) APMP
9 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) CCNA
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.63%) MCSE
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.63%) PgMP
9 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.88%) XenApp
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
1 17 (10.63%) Oracle
2 11 (6.88%) Cisco
2 11 (6.88%) Citrix
3 9 (5.63%) EMC
4 7 (4.38%) HP
4 7 (4.38%) IBM
4 7 (4.38%) VMware
5 2 (1.25%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.25%) Adobe
5 2 (1.25%) CommVault
5 2 (1.25%) SAP
5 2 (1.25%) Veeam
6 1 (0.63%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.63%) F5
6 1 (0.63%) IronPort
6 1 (0.63%) Juniper
6 1 (0.63%) NetApp
6 1 (0.63%) Planview
London
Harris Global
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London
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Rate: £325 - £400 per day
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