Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 25 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 77 57
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.75% 0.39% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.41% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £276 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +16.32% -19.83%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £180
90th Percentile £450 £292 £463
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £22.64
% change year-on-year -13.89% -20.49% -4.68%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 768 983 857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 95.52% 95.90% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 683 540
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £179 £263 £210
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 55
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.71 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.07% +25.68% -9.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.85 £8.50
90th Percentile £23.15 £30.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in South Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in South Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in South Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in South Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Doncaster - 4 £325 -
Sheffield +5 2 £425 +53.85%
Server Engineer
Yorkshire

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Back Office
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) DataPower
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Jython
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) F5
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) VMware