Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Server Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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.

Windows Server Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 225 239
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
North West median daily rate £388 £313 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +10.62% +0.89%
10th Percentile £366 £279 £231
90th Percentile £399 £338 £338
England median daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North West median hourly rate - £21.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.30% -44.48%
England median hourly rate - £21.00 £21.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5406 6426 8139
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 94.39% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3416 4138 4863
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £569
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 234 407
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.93 £50.03
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Engineer in the North West

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in the North West

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in the North West

Windows Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Manchester +18 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Windows Server Engineer
England

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Windows 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 West region featuring Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft