The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 26 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 50 60
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.92% 1.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £293 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.29% +9.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £343 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £300
% change year-on-year -5.08% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.00% +8.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 413 462 626
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.16% 97.88% 97.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 221 377
Median daily rate £475 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 109 46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Chelmsford +6 2 £150 -55.55%
Colchester - 2 £463 -
Server Engineer
East of England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration

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:

Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft