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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% - 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% - 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £256 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 - £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.81% +32.50%

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
616 605 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.55% 94.38% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 380 342
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.10 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 21 February 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec