Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 108 103
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.46% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Bristol median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +27.45%
10th Percentile £271 £325 £290
90th Percentile £349 £375 £350
South West median daily rate £225 £344 £250
% change year-on-year -34.55% +37.50% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% +119.51% -3.53%

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 1847 1630 1655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.99% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1156 1217
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £239
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 81 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +53.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +37.50%

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 19 November 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (33.33%) Docker
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 3 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 3 (33.33%) Intranet
3 3 (33.33%) Extranet
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
4 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (22.22%) PaaS
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

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 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Extranet
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Veeam
2 1 (11.11%) VMware