The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 111 121
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 7 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.75% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.77% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 19
Median daily rate £300 £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £126 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £345 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £298 £300
% change year-on-year -7.56% -0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £150.00 £46.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +224.32% +164.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £23.50 £22.92
% change year-on-year -3.19% +2.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2179 2452 2910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.76% 96.19% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1399 1733
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 194 258
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the East of England

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in the East of England

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in the East of England

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in the East of England

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -15 4 £425 +45.29%
Bedfordshire -7 2 £175 -58.82%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
6 3 (27.27%) Firmware
6 3 (27.27%) SCOM
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Server+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle