The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 67 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.48% 0.54% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.60% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£356 £115 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+209.78% -64.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £255
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Server Engineer
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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 Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
562 167 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.06% 90.27% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 82 134
Average daily rate £375 £339 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% +23.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 27
Average hourly rate £15.67 £13.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.50% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCDBA
3 1 (16.67%) MCT
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas