The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Plymouth 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 18 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Plymouth 1.54% 1.96% 13.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.22% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -4.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
+10.57% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.92 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-4.52% -2.04%
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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 Plymouth 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
Plymouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
58 45 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Plymouth 89.23% 88.24% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 30
Average daily rate £369 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £44.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Plymouth

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Plymouth

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Plymouth

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Plymouth

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Plymouth 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Plymouth 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) VCP5
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) FalconStor
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC