Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 173 182
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 28 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.21% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.22% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 23
Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% -9.72% +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £293 £153
90th Percentile £446 £435 £438
England median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -13.89% -11.23%
10th Percentile £13.81 £15.25 £12.35
90th Percentile £16.86 £15.75 £23.65
England median hourly rate £23.75 £22.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year +4.40% -14.15% +23.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,800 4,072 5,519
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 97.07% 96.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,204 2,647 3,680
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £259
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 128 174
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.10 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.48% +2.99% +3.87%
10th Percentile £10.15 £9.25 £9.33
90th Percentile £37.90 £27.82 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Yorkshire

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -8 12 £320 +16.36% 6
South Yorkshire -2 9 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £300 - 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) VMware
3 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
5 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (39.29%) HP
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 9 (32.14%) DNS
9 9 (32.14%) NetApp
9 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
9 9 (32.14%) SCCM
9 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (28.57%) Clustering
11 7 (25.00%) Linux
11 7 (25.00%) Office 365
12 6 (21.43%) SAN
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (17.86%) SQL
13 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (17.86%) CMDB
14 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 4 (14.29%) vSphere
14 4 (14.29%) NAS
14 4 (14.29%) DHCP
14 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
15 3 (10.71%) Proactive Management

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (32.14%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (7.14%) SMS
5 2 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) CMDB
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Logistics
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) PLM
3 3 (10.71%) Proactive Management
3 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Use Case
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSA
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.29%) vSphere
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
7 1 (3.57%) XenApp
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) OpenView
2 2 (7.14%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.57%) SCSM
3 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) IronPort
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) SAP