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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 102 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.83% 0.41% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.43% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £360 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.15 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
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
1239 922 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.16% 95.45% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 557 546
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
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 7 December 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 -28 11 £360 +2.85%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) DHCP
2 17 (50.00%) DNS
2 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 15 (44.12%) ITIL
5 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 12 (35.29%) Intranet
6 12 (35.29%) Internet
6 12 (35.29%) Change Control
7 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
7 11 (32.35%) Service Delivery
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
9 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
9 9 (26.47%) HP
9 9 (26.47%) Linux
9 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (26.47%) Migration
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
11 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
12 6 (17.65%) SCCM
12 6 (17.65%) Server Building
12 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
12 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
12 6 (17.65%) SLA
12 6 (17.65%) SAN
13 5 (14.71%) RHCE
13 5 (14.71%) IBM
13 5 (14.71%) EMC

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 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) DHCP
1 17 (50.00%) DNS
2 12 (35.29%) Internet
2 12 (35.29%) Intranet
3 6 (17.65%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) French Language
1 1 (2.94%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) AIX
4 5 (14.71%) Unix
5 4 (11.76%) CentOS
5 4 (11.76%) Solaris
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Change Control
3 11 (32.35%) Service Delivery
4 9 (26.47%) Migration
5 6 (17.65%) Server Building
6 5 (14.71%) Compliance Management
6 5 (14.71%) High Availability
7 3 (8.82%) Build Automation
7 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Validation
8 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Security Management
8 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.76%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) RHCE
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) MCDST
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) KVM
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.94%) Firmware
5 1 (2.94%) vSphere
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (11.76%) SCOM
3 4 (11.76%) SCVMM
4 3 (8.82%) Puppet
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (2.94%) OpenView
5 1 (2.94%) OVPA
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) HP
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) EMC
4 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.94%) Lumension
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec