The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Centre Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 151 145 189
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.066% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.068% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £340 £451 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% -18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £442 £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £228 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -24.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2800 2923 4882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.74% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2287 3768
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 78
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Data Centre Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (37.50%) DFS Replication
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) DFS Replication
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £120 - £145 per day + Overtime, On-Call Allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago