The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 109 112 98
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 7 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.38% 0.46% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.48% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 15
Median daily rate £330 £275 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £281 £275
% change year-on-year +13.77% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1707 2073 1958
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 92.92% 95.27% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1383 1109
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 86 128
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Hampshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Hampshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Hampshire

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Hook +11 2 £335 -
Winchester +5 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Hampshire region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (44.44%) ITIL
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (38.89%) SAN
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) vSphere
6 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 6 (33.33%) MCITP
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (33.33%) Skype
8 5 (27.78%) VoIP
8 5 (27.78%) VBScript
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) MCSA
8 5 (27.78%) NetApp
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) Skype
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.56%) Server Building
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (33.33%) MCITP
5 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) MCTS
7 1 (5.56%) HND
7 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) vSphere
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) NetApp
5 2 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix