The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 84 58
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.19% 0.64% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £390 £259 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.57% -20.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -1.88% +31.28%  

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 635 1021 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 94.35% 93.33% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 644 402
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 49
Median hourly rate £21.82 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.65% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.44 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £18.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +16 7 £500 +93.05%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Change Control
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Intranet
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Server Building
7 3 (25.00%) Netcool
7 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 3 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Military
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Software Packaging
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (8.33%) Confluence
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) GitLab
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Server Building
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Netcool
1 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) HP