The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 24 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 2.07% 0.98% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.25 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-11.82% +0.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
137 184 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 94.48% 90.20% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 127 47
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +69.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Server Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft