The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 52 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.91% 0.96% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.98% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £260 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £203 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £335 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £295 £245
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.01% +6.18%
Server Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
429 512 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.95% 98.46% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 278 322
Median daily rate £348 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 36 58
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.79% +121.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 1 £325 -
Server Engineer
East of England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Essex region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) HP