The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 35 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.08% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.60% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £205 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £253
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.01% -4.87%
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
177 166 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.16% 95.95% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 84 51
Median daily rate £413 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -20.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.78 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Chester region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Local Government
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) vSphere

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Application Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat