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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 394 417 393
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 20 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.056% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.060% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
Average daily rate
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£278 £231 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £159 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £408 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £253 £188
% change year-on-year
+12.87% +34.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.25 -
% change year-on-year
+25.29% -
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 +13 1 £650 +188.88%
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco
5 8 (26.67%) vSphere
6 7 (23.33%) Migration
7 6 (20.00%) NetApp
8 5 (16.67%) HP
8 5 (16.67%) CA
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Dell
9 4 (13.33%) Apache
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle
9 4 (13.33%) BGP
9 4 (13.33%) Firewall
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) SUSE
9 4 (13.33%) Network Security
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (10.00%) SCCM
10 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (10.00%) LANDesk
10 3 (10.00%) Altiris
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.00%) IPsec
10 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (10.00%) Internet

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) BGP
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.00%) IPsec
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.67%) VLAN
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) RIP
4 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) SUSE
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) PHP
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) CCNP
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (26.67%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) NetApp
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) CA
5 4 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.00%) Altiris
6 3 (10.00%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.67%) Sun
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Splunk
8 1 (3.33%) Prolexic
8 1 (3.33%) Nortel
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee