The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 95 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.062% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.51% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £230
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.11% -10.00%
Server Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1495 1171 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.17% 93.08% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 615 410
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 76
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.52 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -17.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £30.60 £40.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - -
Server Engineer
North West

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Citrix
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) SAN
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
6 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (40.00%) EMC
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (33.33%) IIS
7 5 (33.33%) MS Office
7 5 (33.33%) Solaris
7 5 (33.33%) UNIX
7 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) CCA
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (33.33%) CCEA
7 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 5 (33.33%) Change Control
7 5 (33.33%) CCIA
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (33.33%) NAS
7 5 (33.33%) XenServer
7 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
1 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (33.33%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) Celerra
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCA
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (33.33%) CCEA
1 5 (33.33%) CCIA
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) XenServer
3 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 5 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) EMC
5 3 (20.00%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp