The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 641 636
Rank change year-on-year +53 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Analyst 26 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.016% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
UK median daily rate £425 £329 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.27% +73.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £329 -
% change year-on-year +14.06% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
UK median hourly rate £16.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Data Centre Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Analyst in the UK

Data Centre Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Analyst in the UK

Data Centre Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Analyst over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre Analyst in the UK

Data Centre Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Analyst in the UK

Data Centre Analyst
Top 7 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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +46 26 £425 +29.27% 4
UK excluding London +73 16 £375 +14.06% 4
London +14 10 £475 -
North of England +63 7 £375 +12.78% 2
South East +19 5 £425 -
South West - 5 £425 - 1
East of England - 1 £450 -

Data Centre Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Data Centre Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (31.15%) Migration
2 19 (31.15%) ITIL
3 18 (29.51%) VMware
4 12 (19.67%) vSphere
5 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (16.39%) Windows
6 10 (16.39%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
7 9 (14.75%) NetApp
8 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
8 8 (13.11%) Linux
8 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
8 8 (13.11%) Degree
8 8 (13.11%) Data Centre Operations
9 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (11.48%) ITIL V3
9 7 (11.48%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (11.48%) XenApp
9 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (11.48%) IBM
9 7 (11.48%) Citrix
9 7 (11.48%) Service Management
9 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (11.48%) Security Patching
10 6 (9.84%) Finance
10 6 (9.84%) CommVault
10 6 (9.84%) Waterfall

Data Centre Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.92%) G Suite
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) SAN
3 3 (4.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.28%) MPLS
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Unix
4 3 (4.92%) AIX
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
1 19 (31.15%) Migration
2 10 (16.39%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
4 8 (13.11%) Data Centre Operations
4 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (11.48%) ITIL V3
5 7 (11.48%) Security Patching
5 7 (11.48%) Service Management
6 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.20%) SDLC
7 5 (8.20%) Use Case
7 5 (8.20%) Workflow
7 5 (8.20%) Workflow Analysis
8 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.92%) Break/Fix
9 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.28%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) Perl
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) vSphere
2 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (3.28%) vRealize
2 1 (1.64%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) VMware
2 9 (14.75%) NetApp
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.48%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) IBM
5 6 (9.84%) CommVault
6 4 (6.56%) EMC
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco
7 3 (4.92%) Google
8 2 (3.28%) Clearswift
8 2 (3.28%) Dell
8 2 (3.28%) Kofax
8 2 (3.28%) PlateSpin
8 2 (3.28%) Veeam
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
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