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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Manager
Rank 558 573 545
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 76 91 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 58
Median daily rate £465 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.78% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £430
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -9.88%
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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 70 £470 +4.44% 6
London -2 30 £475 -5.00% 2
North West +32 20 £465 +9.41% 2
Manchester - 12 £381 - 1
South East +3 10 £486 +15.77% 2
Scotland +13 6 £363 -4.91%
Edinburgh +11 6 £363 -
Surrey +4 5 £510 - 1
West Midlands -30 5 £363 +45.00%
Merseyside - 5 £495 -
Liverpool - 5 £495 -
East of England +19 3 £481 +1.31%
Warwickshire -8 3 £320 +28.00%
Cheshire +10 2 £425 -
Berkshire +6 2 £465 +6.28% 1
Hertfordshire +6 2 £481 -8.33%
Guildford - 2 - -
Ilford - 2 - -
City of London +27 1 £475 -
Reading +17 1 £465 +9.41% 1
Atherstone +2 1 £320 +28.00%
Yorkshire -4 1 £500 +81.81%
South West - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 £508 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Crawley - 1 £400 -

Data Centre Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 91 (57.96%) Migration
3 67 (42.68%) Project Management
4 40 (25.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (24.20%) Finance
6 36 (22.93%) PRINCE2
7 24 (15.29%) Windows
8 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
9 15 (9.55%) Risk Management
10 14 (8.92%) Programme Management
11 13 (8.28%) Banking
12 12 (7.64%) Change Management
12 12 (7.64%) Active Directory
12 12 (7.64%) Security Cleared
13 11 (7.01%) Supplier Management
13 11 (7.01%) Citrix
13 11 (7.01%) ITIL
13 11 (7.01%) Cisco
14 10 (6.37%) Linux
14 10 (6.37%) Oracle
14 10 (6.37%) PMP
14 10 (6.37%) PMI Certification
14 10 (6.37%) VMware
15 9 (5.73%) Firewall
15 9 (5.73%) EMC
15 9 (5.73%) QA
15 9 (5.73%) Change Control
16 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
16 8 (5.10%) Data Migration
16 8 (5.10%) SAN

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 (1.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) MS Project
2 5 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.55%) MS Office
4 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.27%) InDesign
6 1 (0.64%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.18%) Office 365
3 4 (2.55%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (2.55%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) Firewall
2 8 (5.10%) SAN
3 5 (3.18%) DHCP
4 3 (1.91%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.91%) VoIP
5 2 (1.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) FTP
6 1 (0.64%) Internet
6 1 (0.64%) NAS
6 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.64%) VLAN
6 1 (0.64%) VPN
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) DB2
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 38 (24.20%) Finance
2 13 (8.28%) Banking
3 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.91%) Local Government
4 3 (1.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.64%) French Language
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.18%) Web Services
2 1 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 157 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.10%) PMI
3 6 (3.82%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.91%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Blog
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.64%) Equities
7 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.64%) iSeries
7 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.29%) Windows
2 10 (6.37%) Linux
3 8 (5.10%) Solaris
4 7 (4.46%) AIX
5 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.18%) Unix
5 5 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.55%) HPUX
6 4 (2.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (57.96%) Migration
2 67 (42.68%) Project Management
3 40 (25.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (22.93%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.55%) Risk Management
6 14 (8.92%) Programme Management
7 12 (7.64%) Change Management
8 11 (7.01%) ITIL
8 11 (7.01%) Supplier Management
9 9 (5.73%) Change Control
10 8 (5.10%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.10%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (4.46%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.82%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.18%) Data Centre Operations
13 5 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (3.18%) Test Automation
14 4 (2.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 4 (2.55%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) SQL
2 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.37%) PMI Certification
2 10 (6.37%) PMP
3 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.18%) Degree
5 5 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.55%) APMP
6 4 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) CCNA
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.64%) MCSE
9 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.64%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) QA
2 6 (3.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.55%) XenApp
4 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
1 1 (0.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) Cisco
2 11 (7.01%) Citrix
3 10 (6.37%) Oracle
3 10 (6.37%) VMware
4 9 (5.73%) EMC
5 6 (3.82%) IBM
6 5 (3.18%) HP
7 3 (1.91%) NetApp
8 2 (1.27%) Adobe
8 2 (1.27%) SAP
9 1 (0.64%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.64%) F5
9 1 (0.64%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.64%) IronPort
9 1 (0.64%) Juniper
9 1 (0.64%) Planview
9 1 (0.64%) Sun
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