The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 430 422 410
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 19 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 13
Median daily rate £400 £383 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +36.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £293 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £14.70 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £31.38 £41.56
% change year-on-year
-21.91% -24.50%
Data Centre Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21853 22482 23040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15576 15736 15657
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 330 442
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Centre Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Centre Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +43 5 £415 - 1
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Croydon -12 1 £450 - 1
Data Centre Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 London region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco
3 13 (31.71%) Windows
4 11 (26.83%) Linux
5 10 (24.39%) HP
5 10 (24.39%) Firewall
6 8 (19.51%) VMware
7 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 7 (17.07%) Dell
7 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
8 6 (14.63%) Juniper
9 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (12.20%) Unix
10 4 (9.76%) DNS
10 4 (9.76%) SSL
10 4 (9.76%) Apache
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
10 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
11 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
11 3 (7.32%) SUSE
11 3 (7.32%) SAN
11 3 (7.32%) Remedy
11 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (7.32%) EMC

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) SSL
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.44%) FabricPath
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) IOS XR
5 1 (2.44%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.44%) Skype
5 1 (2.44%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.44%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.88%) Legal
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Vista
5 3 (7.32%) SUSE
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Time Management
3 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.44%) Change Management
3 1 (2.44%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (2.44%) DevOps
3 1 (2.44%) Network Design
3 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.44%) Project Management
3 1 (2.44%) Security Hardening
3 1 (2.44%) Server Building
3 1 (2.44%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) DFS Replication
4 2 (4.88%) Firmware
4 2 (4.88%) NFS
4 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) HP
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) Dell
5 6 (14.63%) Juniper
6 3 (7.32%) EMC
6 3 (7.32%) Remedy
7 2 (4.88%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) Huawei
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Veritas
7 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.44%) Spiceworks