The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands 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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Centre Engineer
Rank - 121 122
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.040% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.043% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £285 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £264
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +32.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3097 2350 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 94.23% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1358 1225
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 148 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.12 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.20 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Data Centre Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Centre Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Centre Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Centre Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Centre Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Centre Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware