The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Centre Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Centre Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 399 402 399
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 9 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.061% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.065% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Average daily rate £435 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 2 £451 -2.43% 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Centre Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Centre Engineer in their job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (55.56%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) Finance
4 12 (33.33%) Firewall
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (30.56%) Migration
5 11 (30.56%) VMware
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (27.78%) CCNP
6 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (22.22%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) WAN
8 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
9 6 (16.67%) Windows
9 6 (16.67%) HP
9 6 (16.67%) EMC
10 5 (13.89%) iSCSI
10 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (13.89%) Big Data
10 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (13.89%) SaaS
10 5 (13.89%) FCoE
10 5 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (13.89%) F5
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 5 (13.89%) CCNA
10 5 (13.89%) LAN
10 5 (13.89%) C
10 5 (13.89%) Python

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Centre Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Centre Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) SaaS
2 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) WAN
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (13.89%) FCoE
3 5 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (13.89%) iSCSI
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
3 5 (13.89%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) FWSM
4 4 (11.11%) MPLS
5 3 (8.33%) BGP
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (8.33%) OSPF
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) IPsec
6 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
4 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 3 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Migration
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Project Management
3 3 (8.33%) Security Hardening
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.78%) High Availability
5 1 (2.78%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C
1 5 (13.89%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CCNP
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 5 (13.89%) RHCE
2 5 (13.89%) RHCSA
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.56%) CCIE
4 1 (2.78%) CCA
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) KVM
3 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.33%) vCloud
5 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) EMC VPLEX
1 3 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.67%) EMC
4 6 (16.67%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) F5
6 4 (11.11%) Juniper
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) IBM
8 2 (5.56%) Veritas
9 1 (2.78%) CommVault
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Nokia
9 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
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