The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
Rank 84 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 0.22% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +19.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £281 £275
% change year-on-year +15.55% +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 1340 1095
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.24% 96.47% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 927 724
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Leeds

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Leeds

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Leeds

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) XenApp
3 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Server Building
3 6 (66.67%) ThinPrint
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) SUSE
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Server Building
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Email Migration
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) vSphere
1 6 (66.67%) XenApp
1 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) ThinPrint
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam