The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 June 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 > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 258 249
Rank change year-on-year +33 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 23 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.067% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.071% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 8
South East median daily rate £388 £337 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.98% +12.33%  
10th Percentile £185 £319 £197
90th Percentile £443 £356 £379
England median daily rate £375 £344 £300
% change year-on-year +9.17% +14.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.15%  
England median hourly rate £93.00 £21.00 £31.38
% change year-on-year +342.85% -33.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7306 8460 8969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15203 18917 19243
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1314 1775
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in the South East

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Engineer in the South East

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Centre Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Centre Engineer in the South East

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Engineer 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 June 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
Hampshire +16 13 £425 +26.11% 2
Surrey +8 5 £190 -
Buckinghamshire -14 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Data Centre Engineer
England

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

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

1 32 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (25.00%) Juniper
4 8 (25.00%) CCNA
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 8 (25.00%) Migration
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) JNCIA
5 7 (21.88%) JNCIS
5 7 (21.88%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) SAN
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 6 (18.75%) LAN
6 6 (18.75%) WAN
6 6 (18.75%) CMDB
7 5 (15.63%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) BICSI Certification
7 5 (15.63%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) LPIC
7 5 (15.63%) Brocade
7 5 (15.63%) MCSE
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (15.63%) RHCE
7 5 (15.63%) Dell

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.25%) Junos
4 2 (6.25%) LTE
4 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.25%) NGN
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) IPsec
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) CMDB
3 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Service Design
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) V-Model
4 2 (6.25%) Web Filtering
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) JNCIA
3 7 (21.88%) JNCIS
4 5 (15.63%) BICSI Certification
4 5 (15.63%) LPIC
4 5 (15.63%) MCSE
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) RHCE
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) CISSP
5 2 (6.25%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE Data Center
6 1 (3.13%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) HIPAA
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Firmware
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Juniper
3 7 (21.88%) HP
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Brocade
4 5 (15.63%) Dell
5 4 (12.50%) F5
6 3 (9.38%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.25%) McAfee
7 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.13%) Arista
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) Sophos
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £445.35 - £500.99 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago