Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 75 91
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.88% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Essex median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +27.27% +15.79%
10th Percentile £146 £276 £263
90th Percentile £488 £368 £288
East of England median daily rate £325 £300 £281
% change year-on-year +8.33% +6.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £150.00 - £27.00
East of England median hourly rate £83.32 £21.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year +296.74% -2.44% -28.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 768 852 1182
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.93% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 503 663
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £226
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 153 159
Essex median hourly rate £30.77 £32.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +8.47% +40.48%
10th Percentile £11.98 £15.75 £15.48
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.83 £42.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.48% +4.68%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Essex

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Essex

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in Essex

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Essex

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +9 2 £150 -57.14%
Basildon +7 2 £300 +15.38%
Colchester - 1 £575 -
Rochford - 1 £145 -
Server Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) CCA
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) WLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (28.57%) CCA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) VMware