Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 191 187
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 0 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.096% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
South West median daily rate - £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.86% +57.45%
England median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
South West median hourly rate - £15.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.14% +105.86%
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -13.43% -23.86% +15.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,982 4,959 5,084
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.95% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,860 3,105 3,303
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £252 £213 £211
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 243 367
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -15.38%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.90 £47.05
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - -

Data Centre Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in the South West

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Engineer in the South West