The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth - - 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £295 £275
% change year-on-year +5.93% +7.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.63 £21.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +7.73% +4.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 149 97 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 93.13% 93.27% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 47
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 10 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.45 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.30% -28.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £47.63 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Portsmouth

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Portsmouth

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Portsmouth

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Portsmouth region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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%) Wireless
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft