The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 122 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 22 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.49% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.52% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
Average daily rate £205 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £189 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £355 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +15.40%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the East of England region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the East of England region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 13 £190 -41.53% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £180 -
Bedfordshire -16 2 £281 +50.00% 1
Essex -25 2 - -
Suffolk -7 1 £238 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title.

1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (42.55%) MS Exchange
4 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (34.04%) VMware
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
6 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
7 13 (27.66%) Citrix
7 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.02%) SQL
10 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (17.02%) Load Balancing
10 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
11 7 (14.89%) SAN
11 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
12 6 (12.77%) ITIL
12 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
12 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (8.51%) MCSE
13 4 (8.51%) DNS
13 4 (8.51%) Cisco
13 4 (8.51%) Dell

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (42.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (27.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
3 7 (14.89%) SAN
4 4 (8.51%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) Broadband
6 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.26%) Clustering
1 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) NetWare
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (17.02%) Load Balancing
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.38%) Release Management
3 3 (6.38%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.26%) Time Management
5 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.13%) Service Management
5 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
2 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) RHCE
4 1 (2.13%) CCA
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) ISA Server
3 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) XenServer
4 2 (4.26%) Snort
5 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.13%) Samba
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) VMware
3 13 (27.66%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
4 4 (8.51%) McAfee
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Websense
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.13%) Acronis