The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 101 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 27 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 0.90% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.95% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 16
Median daily rate £300 £300 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £300 £253
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £23.88
% change year-on-year
-8.01% -4.37%
Server Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2418 2952 2816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.31% 95.01% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1793 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 239 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £41.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 7 £325 -
Bedfordshire +2 6 £413 +5.76%
Hertfordshire +16 5 £265 -37.64%
Cambridgeshire +12 4 - -
Norfolk -2 4 £210 +20.00%
Suffolk -1 1 £190 -24.00%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 22 (52.38%) VMware
4 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (26.19%) Citrix
8 10 (23.81%) SCCM
9 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 8 (19.05%) DNS
10 8 (19.05%) DHCP
10 8 (19.05%) SQL
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.67%) ITIL
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (16.67%) XenApp
12 6 (14.29%) Office 365
12 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) SAN
12 6 (14.29%) IIS
12 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.90%) Migration
14 4 (9.52%) WSUS
14 4 (9.52%) Firmware
14 4 (9.52%) Linux
14 4 (9.52%) HP
14 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
1 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) DHCP
1 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) VLAN
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.38%) Multicast
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) SMTP
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
1 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) MPEG
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.76%) Email Migration
4 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Server Building
5 1 (2.38%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) MCSA
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.76%) CCNA
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.76%) MCITP
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (9.52%) Firmware
5 3 (7.14%) XenServer
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) vSphere
7 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) WSUS
3 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
6 2 (4.76%) Lumension
6 2 (4.76%) Sophos
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.38%) IronPort