The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Technician featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Technician
UK
Rank 587 619 597
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Technician 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £245 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £190 -
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Data Centre Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Data Centre Technician in the job title.

Data Centre Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Centre Technician Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Centre Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Technician
Top 10 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 Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +13 2 £275 -8.33% 1
Scotland - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 2 - -
South West +18 1 £275 -8.33%
Gloucestershire +4 1 £275 -8.33%
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -

Data Centre Technician Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Data Centre Technician 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 Technician in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Law
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) QMS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

Data Centre Technician 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 4 (40.00%) ITSM
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy