The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 98 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £400 £248 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.61% -24.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £253
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £23.88
% change year-on-year
-8.01% -4.37%
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
1754 1535 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 95.22% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 923 678
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £31.50 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
5 2 (22.22%) SCOM
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (11.11%) WSUS
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (11.11%) Server Building

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (11.11%) Server Patching
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds