Period
to 10 April 2021

The median contractor rate for a 3rd Line Server Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 6 months to 10 April 2021.

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.

Third Line Server Engineer
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
10 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £200 - -
Staffordshire median daily rate £200 - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £28.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent with a recognized job title 35 31 51
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 100.00% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 25
10th Percentile £192 £220 £181
25th Percentile £293 £313 £225
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £375 £350
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
75th Percentile £419 £400 £425
90th Percentile £448 £430 £435
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
10th Percentile £12.68 £12.63 £16.33
25th Percentile £12.96 £13.00 £16.44
Median hourly rate £14.06 £16.20 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -13.24% -8.73% +42.00%
75th Percentile £18.88 " £18.94
90th Percentile £24.95 £18.75 £18.98
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £29.75
% change year-on-year -7.41% -45.55% +105.17%

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 10 April 2021, 3rd Line Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region featuring 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2017
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware