The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Data Centre Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank 590 598 581
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 61 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.048% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.051% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 20
Median daily rate £397 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Centre Engineer
Top 25 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +10 44 £331 +15.13% 13
London 0 20 £350 -17.64%
North West - 9 £170 -
South East -6 8 £337 +22.54% 5
Manchester - 8 £170 -
Surrey -5 6 - - 1
City of London +34 5 £350 -22.22%
Camberley - 4 - -
West Midlands -2 3 - - 3
East of England +8 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +5 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +16 1 £240 +50.00% 1
Redhill +1 1 - -
Leicestershire -6 1 £240 +50.00% 1
Berkshire -12 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £337 - 2
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £240 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 40 (37.74%) Windows
3 38 (35.85%) Linux
4 30 (28.30%) HP
5 24 (22.64%) VMware
6 22 (20.75%) Cisco
7 20 (18.87%) SaaS
8 19 (17.92%) Python
9 17 (16.04%) PaaS
9 17 (16.04%) Ruby
9 17 (16.04%) IaaS
10 16 (15.09%) Finance
11 14 (13.21%) IBM
11 14 (13.21%) Dell
11 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
12 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (12.26%) Remedy
13 11 (10.38%) ITIL
13 11 (10.38%) Migration
13 11 (10.38%) Service Management
13 11 (10.38%) Firewall
14 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (9.43%) Banking
14 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
15 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
15 9 (8.49%) Firmware
15 9 (8.49%) Change Management
15 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.87%) SaaS
2 17 (16.04%) IaaS
2 17 (16.04%) PaaS
3 3 (2.83%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (7.55%) SAN
4 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.77%) Internet
4 4 (3.77%) LAN
5 3 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.83%) FWSM
5 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.83%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.83%) WAN
6 2 (1.89%) DNS
6 2 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.89%) FTP
6 2 (1.89%) HTTP
6 2 (1.89%) RS-232
6 2 (1.89%) RS-485
6 2 (1.89%) SMTP
7 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.94%) French Language
4 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.94%) CSS
1 1 (0.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 106 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.55%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.83%) Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.89%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.94%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.94%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.74%) Windows
2 38 (35.85%) Linux
3 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.83%) Unix
7 3 (2.83%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.94%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.94%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.38%) ITIL
1 11 (10.38%) Migration
1 11 (10.38%) Service Management
2 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 9 (8.49%) Capacity Management
3 9 (8.49%) Change Management
4 8 (7.55%) Problem Management
5 7 (6.60%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (4.72%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.77%) Logistics
8 3 (2.83%) Change Control
8 3 (2.83%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.83%) Quality Management
9 2 (1.89%) Network Management
9 2 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.89%) Open Source
9 2 (1.89%) Project Management
9 2 (1.89%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.92%) Python
2 17 (16.04%) Ruby
3 9 (8.49%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.60%) Perl
5 4 (3.77%) C
6 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) SQL
6 1 (0.94%) VB
6 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.77%) CCNP
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) CCNA
3 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.94%) CCIE
5 1 (0.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) MCP
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) RHCE
5 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (0.94%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.49%) Firmware
4 8 (7.55%) vSphere
5 5 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.83%) NFS
7 2 (1.89%) XenServer
8 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.94%) vCloud
8 1 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (0.94%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.94%) Legato
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (28.30%) HP
2 24 (22.64%) VMware
3 22 (20.75%) Cisco
4 14 (13.21%) Dell
4 14 (13.21%) IBM
5 13 (12.26%) Remedy
6 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
7 7 (6.60%) Huawei
8 6 (5.66%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.72%) F5
10 4 (3.77%) EMC
10 4 (3.77%) Juniper
10 4 (3.77%) NetApp
11 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.83%) Spiceworks
12 2 (1.89%) Veritas
13 1 (0.94%) Citrix
13 1 (0.94%) CommVault
13 1 (0.94%) SAP
13 1 (0.94%) Sun
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