The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 63 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.57% 0.15% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.16% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £205 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
Server Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
672 614 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 93.17% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 395 383
Median daily rate £400 £368 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £25.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Server 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 Birmingham region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec