The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 43 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% 0.94% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.98% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£238 £278 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.41% +16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £276 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £280 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -3.05%
Server Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
357 205 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.20% 96.24% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 130 141
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £14.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £34.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat