The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 71 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.54% 0.60% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.67% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£291 £191 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.28% -41.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £250 £258
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -34.48%
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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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
667 300 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.26% 89.82% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 136 192
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 48 32
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Replication
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Dell
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
3 1 (11.11%) MCT
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas