The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 111 54
Rank change year-on-year +70 -57  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 4 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.14% 0.98% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.11% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £298 £300
% change year-on-year -7.56% -0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% -8.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £23.50 £22.92
% change year-on-year -3.19% +2.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 329 1170 539
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.00% 88.17% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 771 331
Median daily rate £360 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 63
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Netcool
4 3 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Military
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Dollar Universe
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Netcool
1 3 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) VMware