The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 94 95
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.092% 0.95% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.99% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 7
Median daily rate - £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £295 £300
% change year-on-year -5.93% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 1066 1412 1455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.52% 95.79% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 998 1042
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £26.25
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Email Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) SmoothWall
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft