The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Project 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Centre Project Manager
Rank 561 569 527
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Project Manager 36 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.044% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.048% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 11
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£431 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.03%
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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Data Centre Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre Project Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Centre Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Centre Project Manager within the UK.

Data Centre Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Data Centre Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre Project Manager within the UK.

Data Centre Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Project 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 31 £425 +3.03% 1
London +24 18 £425 -10.52%
South East -14 7 £450 +9.09% 1
City of London +11 6 £401 -23.13%
Berkshire +9 2 £425 +3.03%
East Midlands -4 2 £450 +25.00%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £425 -
East of England +9 1 £488 +14.70%
Milton Keynes +3 1 £388 -
Derbyshire +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £388 -6.06%
Watford -2 1 £488 +14.70%
Hertfordshire -6 1 £488 +14.70%
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Guernsey - 1 £475 -
Jersey - 1 £475 -
Hampshire - 1 £463 - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £475 -
North West - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £775 -
Channel Islands - 1 £475 -

Data Centre Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Project 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 46 (57.50%) Migration
3 35 (43.75%) Project Management
4 28 (35.00%) PRINCE2
5 19 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (21.25%) Finance
7 10 (12.50%) SAN
7 10 (12.50%) MS Project
8 9 (11.25%) Citrix
8 9 (11.25%) Change Control
9 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
11 6 (7.50%) Banking
11 6 (7.50%) PRINCE
11 6 (7.50%) Windows
11 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
12 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
12 5 (6.25%) Supplier Management
12 5 (6.25%) ITIL
13 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
13 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (5.00%) BT
14 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
14 3 (3.75%) NHS
14 3 (3.75%) EMC

Data Centre Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Data Centre Project 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Project
2 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
2 2 (2.50%) WAN
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) MySQL
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Billing
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 80 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) DTV
3 1 (1.25%) PMI
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.25%) FMCG
3 1 (1.25%) CCTV
3 1 (1.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) UNIX
2 1 (1.25%) Solaris
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Migration
2 35 (43.75%) Project Management
3 28 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 19 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.25%) Change Control
6 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.50%) PRINCE
8 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 5 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.50%) Transition Management
10 2 (2.50%) Project Governance
10 2 (2.50%) Change Management
10 2 (2.50%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
5 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.50%) HNC
5 2 (2.50%) HND
6 1 (1.25%) PMP
6 1 (1.25%) APMP
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Citrix
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) BT
3 3 (3.75%) EMC
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos
5 1 (1.25%) Sun
5 1 (1.25%) HP