The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Centre Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Middlesex region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 24 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.89% 2.14% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£264 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £337 £218
% change year-on-year
-3.41% +54.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
201 207 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.73% 88.46% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 134 98
Average daily rate £396 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +14.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.26 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Data Centre Engineer
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Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Data Centre Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Data Centre Engineer
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere

Data Centre Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware