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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 86 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% - 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.34 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.55% -8.00%
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
1430 1210 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.20% 93.15% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 625 422
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 67 83
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.51% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.74 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) CCA
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (12.50%) CCEA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (12.50%) McAfee
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Legal

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
1 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCA
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCEA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) CCIA
1 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee