Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Project Manager - Data Centre
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 788 746
Rank change year-on-year -49 -42 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Project Manager 59 98 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.099% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 75 84
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.23% +4.41%
10th Percentile £363 £316 £307
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £423 £395
% change year-on-year +3.85% +6.96% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Data Centre Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Project Manager in the UK

Data Centre Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Project Manager in the UK

Data Centre Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Project Manager over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre Project Manager in the UK

Data Centre Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Project Manager in the UK

Data Centre Project Manager
Top 12 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 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
England -42 57 £440 -1.12% 3
UK excluding London +16 48 £439 +3.85% 1
South East -1 19 £480 +12.94% 1
North of England +53 16 £400 -5.88%
London -32 10 £481 +1.32% 2
Yorkshire +34 9 £400 -11.11%
North West +17 7 £400 -5.88%
South West +2 5 £481 +20.31%
East of England +1 4 £413 -14.29%
Midlands +22 3 £438 +16.67%
West Midlands +12 3 £438 +16.67%
Scotland -2 1 £450 +24.14%

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Data Centre Project 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 38 (64.41%) Migration
3 33 (55.93%) PRINCE2
4 23 (38.98%) Project Management
5 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.64%) PMP
6 11 (18.64%) PMI Certification
7 10 (16.95%) ITIL
8 9 (15.25%) PMI
8 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.56%) Change Management
9 8 (13.56%) Finance
10 7 (11.86%) Oracle
10 7 (11.86%) Solaris
11 6 (10.17%) Windows
11 6 (10.17%) WAN
11 6 (10.17%) Change Control
11 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
11 6 (10.17%) QA
11 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.17%) Resource Allocation
12 5 (8.47%) Release Management
12 5 (8.47%) Banking
12 5 (8.47%) LAN
12 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (8.47%) PRINCE
13 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.78%) Cisco
13 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (6.78%) Supplier Management

Data Centre Project 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:

Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) WAN
2 5 (8.47%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
3 2 (3.39%) WLAN
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) SMS
4 1 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Automotive
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 59 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.25%) PMI
3 2 (3.39%) Handset
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Solaris
2 6 (10.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) AIX
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) HPUX
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Migration
2 33 (55.93%) PRINCE2
3 23 (38.98%) Project Management
4 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.95%) ITIL
6 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.56%) Change Management
8 6 (10.17%) Change Control
8 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
8 6 (10.17%) Resource Allocation
9 5 (8.47%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.47%) Release Management
10 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.78%) Supplier Management
11 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
11 3 (5.08%) Contingency Planning
11 3 (5.08%) ITIL V3
11 3 (5.08%) Matrix Organization
11 3 (5.08%) Re-Platforming
12 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) PMI Certification
1 11 (18.64%) PMP
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Juniper
4 2 (3.39%) Mitel
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.69%) Brocade
5 1 (1.69%) Dell
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) NetApp
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat