The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 133 125 141
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 8 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.64% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £250 £180 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -26.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Median hourly rate - £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.84%
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 South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2839 2970 2850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.27% 95.74% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1906 1854
Median daily rate £365 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 200 182
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Wiltshire -5 4 £250 +28.20% 1
Bristol +2 2 £488 +170.83% 1
Somerset +10 1 £338 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 1 £350 +133.33%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South West region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) IP Telephony
8 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
8 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) LAN
8 6 (28.57%) WAN
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) Sun
10 4 (19.05%) Security Hardening
10 4 (19.05%) Server Building
10 4 (19.05%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) Client/Server

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) JSON-LD
1 1 (4.76%) OAuth2
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Security Hardening
3 4 (19.05%) Server Building
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Server Hardening
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 4 (19.05%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) HP