The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 96 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 18 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.33% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £263 £251 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -13.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £251 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £330 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £298 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.52 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -20.34%
Server Engineer
England

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
1251 1042 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.46% 95.25% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 662 402
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 49
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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 26 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 12 £225 -35.71%
Durham - 6 £300 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 North East region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
3 18 (48.65%) DHCP
3 18 (48.65%) DNS
3 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) ITIL
5 14 (37.84%) Change Control
6 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (35.14%) VMware
7 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
8 11 (29.73%) Intranet
8 11 (29.73%) Internet
8 11 (29.73%) HP
9 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
9 10 (27.03%) Linux
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (24.32%) Migration
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
11 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
12 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
12 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
12 7 (18.92%) SAN
12 7 (18.92%) SLA
13 6 (16.22%) EMC
13 6 (16.22%) AIX
13 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 6 (16.22%) Oracle
13 6 (16.22%) RHCE

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DHCP
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) Internet
2 11 (29.73%) Intranet
3 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) French Language
2 1 (2.70%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.22%) Clustering
4 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.70%) Statistics
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) AIX
5 5 (13.51%) Unix
6 4 (10.81%) CentOS
6 4 (10.81%) Solaris
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) Change Control
3 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
4 9 (24.32%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Compliance Management
5 6 (16.22%) High Availability
5 6 (16.22%) Server Building
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Security Management
7 3 (8.11%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Validation
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) RHCE
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.41%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.70%) MCDST
7 1 (2.70%) MCITP
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) KVM
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.70%) Firmware
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 4 (10.81%) SCVMM
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.70%) OpenView
4 1 (2.70%) OVPA
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) HP
4 10 (27.03%) Red Hat
5 6 (16.22%) EMC
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) IBM
7 4 (10.81%) Citrix
8 3 (8.11%) Intel Security
8 3 (8.11%) Lumension
8 3 (8.11%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) AppSense
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds