Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 60 57
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.54% 0.67% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.71% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Merseyside median daily rate £225 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% - -
North West median daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -6.74% +0.08% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £23.75 - £21.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 436 567 615
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 95.62% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 368 352
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £398 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +8.46% +8.59%
10th Percentile £203 £250 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.40 £17.35 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.32% +11.76% -9.33%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Merseyside

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Merseyside

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in Merseyside

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Merseyside

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +11 7 £225 -30.77%
Server Engineer
North West

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Facilities Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) B2C
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) MCP

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Facilities Management
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas