The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 144 147 116
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.24% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Median daily rate £313 £256 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £194 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £338 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.19 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -35.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.01% +6.18%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3685 3585 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.49% 94.67% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2032 1591
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 215 204
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Cheshire -2 6 £281 - 2
Manchester -9 4 £319 +59.37% 2
Merseyside -2 1 £225 -30.76%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 West region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 12 (44.44%) Citrix
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL
10 8 (29.63%) IIS
10 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
10 8 (29.63%) Migration
10 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
10 8 (29.63%) XenApp
10 8 (29.63%) SCOM
10 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
11 7 (25.93%) SCCM
11 7 (25.93%) SQL
11 7 (25.93%) SAN
12 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
13 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (18.52%) Office 365
13 5 (18.52%) Banking
13 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (18.52%) Project Management
13 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (29.63%) IIS
1 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) Skype
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Local Government
4 2 (7.41%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Wiki
4 2 (7.41%) NHS
4 2 (7.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
5 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Application Discovery
6 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.70%) Server Building
6 1 (3.70%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) VB
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) XenApp
3 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
5 4 (14.81%) vSphere
6 2 (7.41%) Brightmail
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
6 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCOM
2 7 (25.93%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) EdgeSight
3 3 (11.11%) Nagios
3 3 (11.11%) SCOrch
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Compaq
5 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) IronPort
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) ThinPrint
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Polycom
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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