Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Operations Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 Operations Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 866 874
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Operations Analyst 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
UK median daily rate £275 - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 - £120
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year +3.23% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,087 92,090 101,917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,169 60,120 64,967
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,779 3,236 3,857
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.81% +12.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

Data Centre Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Operations Analyst in the UK

Data Centre Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Operations Analyst in the UK

Data Centre Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Operations Analyst in the UK

Data Centre Operations 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 Operations Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
England +10 9 £275 -
UK excluding London +5 8 £275 -
Midlands - 6 £275 -
West Midlands - 6 £275 -
North of England +38 2 - -
Yorkshire +16 2 - -
London - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Data Centre Operations 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 Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (66.67%) Statistics
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Network Management
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Dell
3 6 (66.67%) RHCE
3 6 (66.67%) NetApp
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix

Data Centre Operations 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:

Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre Operations
2 6 (66.67%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Network Management
2 6 (66.67%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) RHCE
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Dell
1 6 (66.67%) NetApp
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix