Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Centre Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 190 206
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.058% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
East of England median daily rate £375 - £310
10th Percentile £189 - £305
90th Percentile £428 - £315
England median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £13.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% - -
England median hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £31.38
% change year-on-year -13.10% -33.07% -10.36%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4387 4957 5689
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.18% 96.10% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2609 2891 3316
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £204 £205 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 348 510
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.34 £10.98
90th Percentile £47.00 £46.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Data Centre Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in the East of England

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Engineer in the East of England

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre Engineer in the East of England

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Engineer in the East of England

Data Centre Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 4 £263 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
Data Centre Engineer
England

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp