The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Data Centre Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 124 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.18% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.19% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £234 £223
% change year-on-year
+71.17% +5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 - £35.00
Data Centre Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2329 2595 2535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.09% 92.55% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1352 1280
Median daily rate £400 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 86 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Centre Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Centre Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Data Centre Engineer 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) VCP5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VCP5
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp