The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Engineer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 23 April 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £245
% change year-on-year -6.25% +63.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 558 711 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 95.55% 95.44% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 353 347
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 47
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in Hertfordshire

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Engineer in Hertfordshire

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre Engineer in Hertfordshire

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Engineer in Hertfordshire

Data Centre Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 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
Watford - 3 £375 -
Hatfield - 1 £150 -
Data Centre Engineer
East of England

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) VMware