The median contractor rate for a Data Centre Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 144 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Centre Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.036% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £288 -
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 Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2047 2801 2778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.06% 96.19% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1923 1753
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 103 134
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.48% +6.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £40.50 £35.50
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Centre Engineer in Yorkshire

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Centre Engineer in Yorkshire

Data Centre Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Centre Engineer in Yorkshire

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region featuring Data Centre Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Brocade
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (50.00%) FCoE
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) vMotion
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Data Centre Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) FCoE
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat