Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Specialist was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Centre Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 849 856
Rank change year-on-year +65 +7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 14 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.023% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.024% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
England median daily rate £445 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +9.68% -
10th Percentile £281 £369 £295
90th Percentile £688 £449 £538
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +2.35% +30.77% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83113 96531 98196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.11% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54247 63610 61933
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 2822 3834
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.50 £10.47
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.99 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Data Centre Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Data Centre Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Specialist in England

Data Centre Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Centre Specialist in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Specialist in England

Data Centre Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre Specialist in England

Data Centre Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Specialist in England

Data Centre Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +69 6 £369 -18.34%
London +14 5 £625 +47.06% 1
North West +38 4 £416 -7.82%
South East - 3 £438 -
North East - 2 £288 -
Data Centre Specialist
UK

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Data Centre Specialist 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 across the England region featuring Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (78.57%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) Confluence
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin
8 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Network Management

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (35.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) HPUX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) OS/2
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Murex
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) PlateSpin
3 1 (7.14%) Zerto
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