The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 249 262 238
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 8 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 7
Median daily rate £195 £413 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £350 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £450 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £264
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +32.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £15.41 £24.12
% change year-on-year
+59.03% -36.13%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7839 9408 8773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.76% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 5661 4851
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 441 462
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Centre Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Data Centre Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Surrey +10 4 £190 -
Hampshire - 2 £225 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 South East region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) C
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) Logistics
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) CMDB
6 3 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) BICSI Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
6 3 (21.43%) JNCIS
6 3 (21.43%) LPIC
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) CCNP
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) RHCE
6 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 3 (21.43%) Firmware
6 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 3 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 2 (14.29%) HSRP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) 802.11
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) FabricPath
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) PSTN
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) CMDB
4 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Logistics
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) BICSI Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
3 3 (21.43%) JNCIS
3 3 (21.43%) LPIC
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) RHCE
4 1 (7.14%) CCDA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Juniper
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Cyberoam
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.14%) VMware