Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £231 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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.

Server Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 108 104
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.46% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.49% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Bristol median daily rate £231 £335 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.97% -20.00% +28.85%
10th Percentile £213 £271 £339
90th Percentile £254 £349 £493
South West median daily rate £262 £225 £350
% change year-on-year +16.44% -35.71% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.30% -4.44% -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.30% -4.44% +127.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 2,010 1,846 1,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.01% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,348 1,252 1,176
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £258 £213 £231
90th Percentile £538 £519 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 57 78
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £18.63 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.61% -23.98% +58.06%
10th Percentile £15.12 £11.98 £11.93
90th Percentile £60.63 £53.65 £46.15
South West median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.77% +30.00% -9.09%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Bristol

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Bristol

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 Bristol region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DKIM
3 1 (20.00%) DMARC
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam