Period
to 14 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Windows Server Engineer was £280 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Server Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +105
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.22% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Birmingham median daily rate £280 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.29% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £259 £370 £293
% change year-on-year -30.07% +26.50% +24.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,300 1,353 1,415
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.35% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 920 998
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.80%
10th Percentile £200 £175 £219
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 43
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.00 £15.43 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +10.21% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £8.39
90th Percentile £41.50 £37.25 £39.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +13.33%

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Windows Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Engineer in Birmingham

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server Engineer in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in Birmingham

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server Engineer in Birmingham

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in Birmingham

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, Windows Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware