Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 21 July 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 126 92
Rank change year-on-year +30 -34 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 9 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.70% 1.08% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.18% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
North East median daily rate £390 £225 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -23.73% +31.11%
10th Percentile £268 £205 £250
90th Percentile £551 £325 £323
England median daily rate £315 £300 £308
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
North East median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -8.20% -
10th Percentile £24.65 £22.23 £29.75
90th Percentile £29.15 £29.08 £31.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.38 £21.53
% change year-on-year +0.58% -0.70% -3.26%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1219 2370 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 94.50% 91.15% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 1496 901
North East median daily rate £366 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.69% -9.72% +10.77%
10th Percentile £236 £224 £220
90th Percentile £531 £505 £526
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 117 116
North East median hourly rate £20.57 £27.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.83% +86.21% -9.83%
10th Percentile £10.09 £11.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.55 £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

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 21 July 2017.

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
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 21 July 2017. 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 +47 8 £500 +122.22%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 North East region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Military
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Netcool
4 3 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Software Packaging
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (11.11%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Netcool
1 3 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) HP