The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 32 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.97% 0.98% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.07% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£280 £225 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £245 £197
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.51% -19.58%
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
291 281 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 94.17% 91.83% 92.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 171 134
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +60.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.18 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Server Engineer
Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Sheffield +1 2 £278 +16.84%
Server Engineer
Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) QlikView
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix