Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Specialist was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 633 609 606
Rank change year-on-year -24 -3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Specialist 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
London median daily rate £420 - £438
10th Percentile £343 - £374
90th Percentile £587 - £511
England median daily rate £375 £488 £408
% change year-on-year -23.08% +19.63% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £16.00 - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 45051 42134 44096
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.89% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32729 29926 31112
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £269
90th Percentile £665 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 568 672
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.23 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.13% +8.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £49.88
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.08% +9.09%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Specialist in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 11 December 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
Central London - 1 £325 -
Data Centre Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) CMDB
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
5 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) CMDB
3 1 (11.11%) CCTV
3 1 (11.11%) e-Health
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow