The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 Manager
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 579 549
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Manager 43 73 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 56
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £434 £405
% change year-on-year +7.20% +7.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Data Centre Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Centre Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Manager in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Manager in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Manager over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre Manager in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Manager in the UK

Data Centre Manager
Top 30 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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +26 40 £500 +7.52% 5
London -2 15 £575 +15.00% 2
South East +37 9 £525 +14.75% 3
South West +5 5 £415 -2.92%
City of London +3 5 £644 +22.61%
Bristol -2 5 £415 -3.48%
Oxford - 5 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £525 - 2
North West +11 4 £450 -4.25%
West Midlands - 4 £433 -
Scotland +35 3 - -
Lancashire +5 3 £450 -
Preston - 3 £450 -
Kidlington - 3 £525 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Hampshire +8 2 £425 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £465 -
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
Manchester +7 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 - -
Peterborough +1 1 - -
East of England -8 1 - -
Milton Keynes -12 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Data Centre Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 72 (64.29%) Migration
3 37 (33.04%) Project Management
4 24 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (20.54%) PRINCE2
6 21 (18.75%) Windows
7 20 (17.86%) Finance
7 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 17 (15.18%) PMP
9 16 (14.29%) PMI Certification
9 16 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 15 (13.39%) ITIL
10 15 (13.39%) Programme Management
11 13 (11.61%) PMI
12 11 (9.82%) Change Management
12 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (8.93%) Risk Management
13 10 (8.93%) LAN
13 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (8.04%) Cisco
14 9 (8.04%) Service Management
14 9 (8.04%) Mainframe
15 8 (7.14%) Unix
15 8 (7.14%) QA
15 8 (7.14%) Release Management
15 8 (7.14%) Change Control
15 8 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
16 7 (6.25%) WAN
16 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (5.36%) Degree

Data Centre Manager 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 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) LAN
2 7 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (2.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.89%) BGP
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.89%) DHCP
5 1 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.89%) MPLS
5 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
General
1 20 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Legal
3 3 (2.68%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Military
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) Middleware
1 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 112 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.61%) PMI
3 9 (8.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) PKI
5 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) CMDB
7 1 (0.89%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.89%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Windows
2 8 (7.14%) Unix
3 5 (4.46%) Linux
4 4 (3.57%) OS/2
5 2 (1.79%) AIX
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Solaris
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.29%) Migration
2 37 (33.04%) Project Management
3 24 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (20.54%) PRINCE2
5 15 (13.39%) ITIL
5 15 (13.39%) Programme Management
6 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.82%) Change Management
7 10 (8.93%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.04%) Service Management
9 8 (7.14%) Change Control
9 8 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
9 8 (7.14%) Release Management
10 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.36%) Application Rationalisation
12 4 (3.57%) Service Delivery
13 3 (2.68%) Configuration Management
13 3 (2.68%) Project Planning
13 3 (2.68%) SDLC
13 3 (2.68%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.18%) PMP
3 16 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 16 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.36%) Degree
5 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.68%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.79%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.89%) APMG
8 1 (0.89%) APMP
8 1 (0.89%) CCNA
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.89%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) PMO
3 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.89%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.89%) vCloud
2 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Cisco
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) Citrix
3 4 (3.57%) VMware
4 3 (2.68%) EMC
4 3 (2.68%) HP
4 3 (2.68%) IBM
4 3 (2.68%) NetApp
5 2 (1.79%) Juniper
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle
5 2 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (0.89%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.89%) Brocade
6 1 (0.89%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.89%) PlateSpin
6 1 (0.89%) Veritas
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £475.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: From £475 to £495 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago