The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager - Data Centre
UK
Rank 549 563 545
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Project Manager 50 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 41
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £449 £400
% change year-on-year +5.90% +12.12%  
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 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Data Centre Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre Project Manager.

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

Data Centre Project 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +32 49 £475 - 1
London +8 15 £475 -7.99%
South East +16 14 £475 -
Oxfordshire -5 9 £475 -
North West +17 6 £475 -
Oxford -3 6 £500 +5.26%
West Midlands - 6 £423 - 1
City of London +11 4 £475 -
Lancashire - 4 £525 -
Warwickshire - 4 £423 -
Preston - 4 £525 -
Hampshire +8 3 - -
South West +4 3 £425 -19.04%
East of England -2 3 - -
Atherstone - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +22 2 £475 -9.52%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Dunstable - 2 - -
Cheshire +28 1 - -
Scotland +21 1 - -
Edinburgh +15 1 - -
Manchester +15 1 £413 -9.58%
Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Leeds +5 1 - -
West Yorkshire +4 1 - -
Hertfordshire -4 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £365 -
Derbyshire - 1 £365 -

Data Centre Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 88 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 56 (63.64%) Migration
3 37 (42.05%) Project Management
4 30 (34.09%) PRINCE2
5 21 (23.86%) Finance
6 17 (19.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (18.18%) PMP
7 16 (18.18%) PMI Certification
7 16 (18.18%) Windows
8 12 (13.64%) LAN
8 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 11 (12.50%) PMI
10 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
11 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.23%) Change Management
12 8 (9.09%) ITIL
12 8 (9.09%) QA
13 7 (7.95%) Release Management
13 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (7.95%) Programme Management
13 7 (7.95%) Unix
13 7 (7.95%) Oracle
13 7 (7.95%) WAN
13 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
13 7 (7.95%) VMware
14 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (6.82%) Cisco
14 6 (6.82%) Citrix
14 6 (6.82%) Degree
15 5 (5.68%) Linux

Data Centre Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Project
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) LAN
2 7 (7.95%) WAN
3 3 (3.41%) Firewall
3 3 (3.41%) MPLS
3 3 (3.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) BGP
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
2 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.14%) Automotive
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.14%) Publishing
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) Middleware
1 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 88 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.50%) PMI
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.41%) PKI
4 3 (3.41%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.41%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (7.95%) Unix
3 5 (5.68%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) AIX
5 2 (2.27%) OS/2
6 1 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (63.64%) Migration
2 37 (42.05%) Project Management
3 30 (34.09%) PRINCE2
4 17 (19.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.23%) Change Management
5 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.09%) ITIL
7 7 (7.95%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.95%) Release Management
8 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.68%) SDLC
9 5 (5.68%) Service Management
10 4 (4.55%) Change Control
11 3 (3.41%) Dependency Management
11 3 (3.41%) Resource Allocation
11 3 (3.41%) Resource Management
11 3 (3.41%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.41%) Virtual Environments
12 2 (2.27%) Application Packaging
12 2 (2.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) PMI Certification
1 16 (18.18%) PMP
2 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.82%) Degree
5 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.14%) APMG
8 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) MAPM
8 1 (1.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) PMO
3 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.14%) vCloud
3 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) SCCM
1 1 (1.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle
1 7 (7.95%) VMware
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco
2 6 (6.82%) Citrix
3 3 (3.41%) EMC
3 3 (3.41%) HP
3 3 (3.41%) NetApp
4 2 (2.27%) IBM
4 2 (2.27%) Juniper
5 1 (1.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.14%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.14%) Brocade
5 1 (1.14%) BT
5 1 (1.14%) F5
5 1 (1.14%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.14%) PlateSpin
5 1 (1.14%) Remedy
5 1 (1.14%) Tumbleweed
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