The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 23 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% - 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £273 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £20.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+53.92% -1.20%
Server Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114 129 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.61% 92.81% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 75 81
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 25
Average hourly rate £16.42 £17.42 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Application Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware