The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 68 70
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.60% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £290 £488 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.51% +170.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £295 £300
% change year-on-year -5.93% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -9.00% +9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 795 825 877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.90% 97.29% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 587 647
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 38
Median hourly rate £31.00 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.42% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

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 24 June 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Veeam
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint

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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat