Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Server Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Senior Server Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 - 156
Rank change year-on-year - +156 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Server Engineer 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% - 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Manchester median daily rate £363 - £180
10th Percentile £351 - £157
90th Percentile £384 - £189
North West median daily rate £363 - £178
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2771 3190 3716
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.66% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 2039 2144
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 70 146
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -7.69% +12.07%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.60 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +8.33% -8.86% +22.52%

Senior Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Server Engineer in Manchester

Senior Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Server Engineer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Senior 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 Manchester region featuring Senior Server Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification

Senior Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) SFIA
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Polycom