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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 411 412 410
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 22 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.054% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.057% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
Median daily rate £365 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £200 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £510 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £228 £223
% change year-on-year
+75.82% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 - £35.00
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
21586 21213 22108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15649 14575 15433
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 £263
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 246 380 396
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 7 £400 -11.11%
Data Centre Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 London region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) Migration
5 8 (25.00%) HP
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) Banking
9 4 (12.50%) F5
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.50%) SAN
10 3 (9.38%) EMC
10 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (9.38%) ITIL
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
10 3 (9.38%) Mimecast
10 3 (9.38%) Spiceworks
10 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (9.38%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (9.38%) FWSM
10 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared

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 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Mimecast
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (9.38%) FWSM
4 3 (9.38%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.13%) IOS XR
6 1 (3.13%) IPv4
6 1 (3.13%) IPv6
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) NX-OS
6 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Release Management
4 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
4 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
4 1 (3.13%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.13%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) F5
5 3 (9.38%) EMC
5 3 (9.38%) Spiceworks
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) CommVault
7 1 (3.13%) Huawei
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds