The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Manager
Rank 575 534 563
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 28 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.037% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.040% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 22
Average daily rate £450 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £362 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £510 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.09% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 2014.

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 13 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -30 23 £463 +9.46% 10
London -31 10 £522 +9.89% 1
South East -8 6 £455 +4.59% 1
City of London - 6 £522 - 1
Buckinghamshire -20 2 £413 -
Milton Keynes -16 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 8
Croydon - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 8

Data Centre Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 31 (49.21%) Project Management
2 30 (47.62%) Migration
3 20 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 16 (25.40%) Finance
6 11 (17.46%) VMware
6 11 (17.46%) Linux
6 11 (17.46%) Windows
6 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
6 11 (17.46%) HP
7 10 (15.87%) Cisco
8 8 (12.70%) UNIX
8 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 6 (9.52%) SQL
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (7.94%) SAN
11 5 (7.94%) ITIL
11 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
11 5 (7.94%) Time Management
11 5 (7.94%) vSphere
11 5 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (6.35%) Network Security
12 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (6.35%) WSUS
12 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
12 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
12 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V

Data Centre Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Project
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) SAN
1 5 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (6.35%) Network Security
2 4 (6.35%) WAN
2 4 (6.35%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.17%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) SMTP
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) MPLS
4 2 (3.17%) VLAN
5 1 (1.59%) PBX
5 1 (1.59%) NAS
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) RequisitePro
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) French Language
3 2 (3.17%) German Language
3 2 (3.17%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.17%) Japanese Language
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Biometrics
2 2 (3.17%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) Solaris
5 3 (4.76%) AIX
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Project Management
2 30 (47.62%) Migration
3 20 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.94%) ITIL
5 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.94%) Time Management
6 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.35%) Operations Management
6 4 (6.35%) PRINCE
6 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.76%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Workflow
7 3 (4.76%) Network Design
7 3 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.76%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) PMP
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) MCSA
4 2 (3.17%) CCNP
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.17%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) vSphere
3 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) XenServer
5 2 (3.17%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Veritas File System
5 2 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.17%) VMware GSX
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) WSUS
2 2 (3.17%) YUM
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (3.17%) Nagios
2 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) VMware
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
1 11 (17.46%) HP
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) Dell
5 3 (4.76%) EMC
5 3 (4.76%) Sun
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 3 (4.76%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.17%) Opsware
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.17%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.17%) Veritas
6 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.17%) Brocade
6 2 (3.17%) BT