Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 175 183
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 29 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.19% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.19% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 22
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £275 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -13.39% -15.33%
10th Percentile £165 £209 £183
90th Percentile £348 £309 £434
England median daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.91 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.89% -11.23%
10th Percentile £13.81 £15.25 £12.35
90th Percentile £16.99 £15.75 £23.65
England median hourly rate £15.25 £30.00 £26.58
% change year-on-year -49.17% +12.89% +29.63%

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 4,676 4,160 5,323
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.92% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,131 2,755 3,441
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £221 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 133 198
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +4.01%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.00 £9.37
90th Percentile £35.75 £27.10 £29.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.25
% change year-on-year -1.07% +2.47% +2.01%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -2 16 £315 +27.92% 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £300 - 2
North Yorkshire 0 5 £300 +9.09% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £200 - 1
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 21 (72.41%) VMware
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
6 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
8 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (31.03%) NetApp
8 9 (31.03%) Office 365
9 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) SCCM
10 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (24.14%) SAN
10 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (20.69%) Clustering
11 6 (20.69%) HP
12 5 (17.24%) Migration
12 5 (17.24%) DNS
12 5 (17.24%) Linux
12 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
12 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (13.79%) NAS
13 4 (13.79%) Dell
14 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
14 3 (10.34%) SQL
14 3 (10.34%) DHCP

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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) SAN
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 4 (13.79%) NAS
5 3 (10.34%) DHCP
5 3 (10.34%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) CMDB
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) EMV
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Logistics
4 3 (10.34%) Network Management
4 3 (10.34%) PLM
4 3 (10.34%) Proactive Management
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.45%) Storage Management
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) PowerCLI
3 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.45%) SCSM
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) NetApp
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix