The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Durham region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham - - 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -
Server Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham 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
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91 119 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 94.79% 92.25% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 54 68
Median daily rate £350 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 14
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £7.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £17.77 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 4 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 Durham region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Change Control
3 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) CentOS
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) SCOM
6 4 (36.36%) SCVMM
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) Solaris
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
7 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
7 3 (27.27%) Perl
7 3 (27.27%) PHP
7 3 (27.27%) Python
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) Validation

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Durham 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 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Change Control
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCDST
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
2 4 (36.36%) SCVMM
3 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds