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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Manager
Rank 560 542 521
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 64 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 43
Average daily rate £463 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 55 £475 +5.55% 6
London +9 25 £500 +11.11% 3
South East 0 12 £450 +15.38%
North West -10 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Berkshire +10 5 £450 -
Cheshire -1 5 £458 -12.85% 1
Scotland -6 4 £388 -20.51%
Warrington - 4 £458 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £513 -
Milton Keynes +6 3 £513 -
Reading -6 3 - -
Wales -9 3 £400 +6.66%
Edinburgh -11 3 £388 -20.51%
Cardiff -11 3 £400 +6.66%
Yorkshire -14 3 - -
South Wales -15 3 £400 +6.66%
West Sussex - 3 £305 -
Lancashire +2 2 - -
South West -2 2 £423 +12.66% 2
Leeds -6 2 - -
West Yorkshire -9 2 - -
Blackpool -9 2 - -
Croydon -9 2 £456 +1.38% 1
Manchester -23 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £450 -
City of London +40 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Hampshire +3 1 £450 +31.38%
Swindon -1 1 £320 -24.70%
Wiltshire -7 1 £320 -24.70%
East Midlands -10 1 £475 -5.00%

Data Centre Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 82 (51.57%) Migration
3 68 (42.77%) Project Management
4 60 (37.74%) PRINCE2
5 40 (25.16%) Finance
6 37 (23.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (16.98%) ITIL
8 23 (14.47%) PMI Certification
9 21 (13.21%) Windows
10 19 (11.95%) WAN
11 17 (10.69%) PMP
12 15 (9.43%) VMware
13 14 (8.81%) Telecoms
13 14 (8.81%) LAN
14 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
15 12 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (7.55%) Cisco
15 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (7.55%) Data Centre Operations
16 11 (6.92%) Unix
17 10 (6.29%) MS Project
17 10 (6.29%) Citrix
17 10 (6.29%) Change Management
17 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 10 (6.29%) Data Migration
18 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
18 9 (5.66%) Banking
18 9 (5.66%) IBM
18 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
19 8 (5.03%) PRINCE

Data Centre Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.63%) CMS
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) MS Project
2 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.89%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.63%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.26%) IaaS
2 2 (1.26%) PaaS
2 2 (1.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.95%) WAN
2 14 (8.81%) LAN
3 8 (5.03%) Firewall
4 7 (4.40%) SAN
5 5 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.52%) MPLS
6 4 (2.52%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (2.52%) VoIP
7 3 (1.89%) DNS
7 3 (1.89%) VPN
7 3 (1.89%) Wireless
8 2 (1.26%) ATM
8 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.26%) FTP
8 2 (1.26%) Internet
8 2 (1.26%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.26%) ISDN
8 2 (1.26%) PSTN
9 1 (0.63%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.63%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (25.16%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.66%) Banking
4 5 (3.14%) Retail
5 3 (1.89%) Billing
5 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Marketing
6 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.26%) Law
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) Middleware
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 159 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.40%) PMI
3 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.14%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.52%) Equities
6 3 (1.89%) NHS
7 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.26%) iSeries
7 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.26%) Replication
7 2 (1.26%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.21%) Windows
2 11 (6.92%) Unix
3 6 (3.77%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (51.57%) Migration
2 68 (42.77%) Project Management
3 60 (37.74%) PRINCE2
4 37 (23.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (16.98%) ITIL
6 12 (7.55%) Data Centre Operations
6 12 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.29%) Change Management
7 10 (6.29%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.03%) PRINCE
8 8 (5.03%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.03%) Project Planning
8 8 (5.03%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.77%) Risk Management
9 6 (3.77%) Supplier Management
9 6 (3.77%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.14%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.14%) Resource Management
11 4 (2.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.52%) C
2 3 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.47%) PMI Certification
2 17 (10.69%) PMP
3 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 7 (4.40%) BICSI Certification
6 7 (4.40%) BICSI RCDD
6 7 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.14%) Degree
9 2 (1.26%) PgMP
10 1 (0.63%) APMG
10 1 (0.63%) APMP
10 1 (0.63%) ISEB
10 1 (0.63%) MCP
10 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
1 3 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) COBIT
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) SCCM
1 2 (1.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (9.43%) VMware
2 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.55%) Cisco
4 10 (6.29%) Citrix
5 9 (5.66%) IBM
6 7 (4.40%) HP
7 6 (3.77%) Oracle
8 4 (2.52%) F5
8 4 (2.52%) NetApp
9 3 (1.89%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.89%) SAP
10 2 (1.26%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.26%) Cadence
10 2 (1.26%) CommVault
10 2 (1.26%) EMC
10 2 (1.26%) Juniper
10 2 (1.26%) Veeam
10 2 (1.26%) Zerto
11 1 (0.63%) iManage
11 1 (0.63%) Mitel
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University Of Bristol
Rate: From £41,255 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 400-435 Per Day please send cv
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 13 days ago