Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 132 95
Rank change year-on-year +52 -37 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 6 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.69% 1.09% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.20% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £225 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £130 £205 £296
90th Percentile £288 £380 £340
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £225 £225 £300
% change year-on-year - -25.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 823 2000 1339
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 91.16% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 1462 882
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £524 £591
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 92 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.48 £27.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.85% +23.86% +35.05%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.37 £11.78
90th Percentile £48.70 £33.55 £36.93
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £26.79 £20.00
% change year-on-year -39.15% +33.94% +31.15%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Server Building
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
5 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Modbus
5 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Modbus
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Server Building
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam