The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 46 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.16% 0.46% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.49% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £268 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.51% +52.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
Server Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
322 205 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.60% 94.47% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 139 108
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% +28.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Server Engineer
South West

Server Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco