The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Project Manager was £453 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.

Project Manager - Data Centre
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 601 573
Rank change year-on-year +36 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Project Manager 22 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 41
Median daily rate £453 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +8.23% +5.59%  
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 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 25 June 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 27 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 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 +28 22 £453 -2.68% 3
South East +36 5 £525 +8.80% 2
South West +5 5 £415 -2.92%
Bristol -2 5 £415 -3.48%
London -4 4 £406 -18.75% 1
North West +17 3 £453 +6.47%
Oxfordshire - 3 £525 - 2
Kidlington - 3 £525 - 1
Oxford - 3 £525 -
Lancashire +5 2 £453 -
Preston - 2 £453 -
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
West Midlands - 2 £433 -
Manchester +9 1 - -
Hampshire +7 1 £450 -
City of London +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 - -
Peterborough +1 1 - -
East of England -7 1 - -
Milton Keynes -12 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £465 -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
Farnborough - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 72 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 52 (72.22%) Migration
3 30 (41.67%) Project Management
4 23 (31.94%) PRINCE2
5 17 (23.61%) Windows
6 16 (22.22%) PMP
6 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 15 (20.83%) PMI Certification
8 14 (19.44%) Finance
8 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 13 (18.06%) PMI
10 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (13.89%) ITIL
11 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.50%) LAN
12 9 (12.50%) Change Management
13 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
13 8 (11.11%) QA
14 7 (9.72%) Release Management
14 7 (9.72%) Cisco
15 6 (8.33%) WAN
16 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
16 5 (6.94%) Service Management
16 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (6.94%) Unix
16 5 (6.94%) Change Control
16 5 (6.94%) PMO
17 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
17 4 (5.56%) MS Visio

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) LAN
2 6 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) BGP
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.39%) DHCP
5 1 (1.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.39%) MPLS
5 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Middleware
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (18.06%) PMI
3 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) OS/2
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (72.22%) Migration
2 30 (41.67%) Project Management
3 23 (31.94%) PRINCE2
4 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.89%) ITIL
6 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.50%) Change Management
7 8 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.72%) Release Management
9 5 (6.94%) Change Control
9 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.94%) Service Management
10 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
10 3 (4.17%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
10 3 (4.17%) SDLC
10 3 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) PMP
1 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.83%) PMI Certification
3 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) APMG
6 1 (1.39%) APMP
6 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (1.39%) vCloud
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Cisco
2 4 (5.56%) Citrix
2 4 (5.56%) VMware
3 3 (4.17%) EMC
3 3 (4.17%) HP
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) NetApp
4 2 (2.78%) Juniper
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.39%) Brocade
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) PlateSpin
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