Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 20 January 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 136 117
Rank change year-on-year +45 -19 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 10 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.83% 0.68% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.73% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
North East median daily rate £225 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +2.86% +18.64%
England median daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +0.77% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
North East median hourly rate £64.00 £28.08 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.96% -6.42% -14.29%
England median hourly rate £28.75 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.49% +26.19% -4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,139 2,180 1,867
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 93.16% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 1,515 1,159
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +10.81%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £250
90th Percentile £563 £525 £583
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 99 106
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +26.62% +8.82%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.25 £10.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.55 £35.50
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the North East

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in the North East

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in the North East

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in the North East

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Server Engineer in the North East

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Tyne and Wear +49 10 £225 -37.50% 1
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 North East region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Server Building
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (10.00%) Veeam
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Modbus
3 1 (10.00%) SMS
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Server Building
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (10.00%) Altiris
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam