The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 117 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£351 £170 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.17% -40.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £134 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £266 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £273 £255
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -2.43%
Server Engineer
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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 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
2867 2506 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.99% 92.92% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1641 1286 1243
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 181 180
Average hourly rate £18.13 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.67 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 8 £351 +106.17%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
3 15 (65.22%) Citrix
3 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
7 9 (39.13%) SAN
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) DHCP
8 8 (34.78%) DNS
8 8 (34.78%) Clustering
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
10 6 (26.09%) Migration
10 6 (26.09%) XenServer
10 6 (26.09%) iSCSI
10 6 (26.09%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (21.74%) Change Control
11 5 (21.74%) CCIA
11 5 (21.74%) NAS
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (21.74%) Celerra
11 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
11 5 (21.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
11 5 (21.74%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 8 (34.78%) DHCP
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) iSCSI
3 6 (26.09%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (21.74%) NAS
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Celerra
2 5 (21.74%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Solaris
5 5 (21.74%) UNIX
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCIA
1 5 (21.74%) CCA
1 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CCEA
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (26.09%) XenServer
5 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
5 5 (21.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (21.74%) VMware ESX
5 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (8.70%) XenApp
7 1 (4.35%) vSphere
7 1 (4.35%) NFS
7 1 (4.35%) Xen
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 15 (65.22%) Citrix
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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