Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Specialist was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 605 590
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 5 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.012% 0.033% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.035% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
London median daily rate £625 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.14% +19.35% -
10th Percentile £563 £421 £295
90th Percentile £688 £494 £538
England median daily rate £445 £438 £388
% change year-on-year +1.53% +13.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39666 43132 43677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.12% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28223 31046 30342
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 489 764
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.75 £53.18
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%

Data Centre Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Specialist in London

Data Centre Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Specialist in London

Data Centre Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 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
City of London - 1 - -
Data Centre Specialist
England

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region featuring Data Centre Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Murex

Data Centre Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Murex
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