The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 118 101 124
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 18 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 1.04% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 2
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£275 £250 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £300 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £260 £240
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £29.44 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.55% +47.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.19 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-18.05% +11.74%
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
2634 2252 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.56% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1195 1319
Average daily rate £380 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 268 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +6 5 £275 +100.00%
Bedfordshire -12 3 £311 +17.45% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 3 £355 +54.34%
Essex -13 1 £275 +29.41%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.00%) Citrix
9 8 (25.00%) ITIL
10 7 (21.88%) DNS
11 6 (18.75%) DHCP
11 6 (18.75%) Clustering
11 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (15.63%) HP
12 5 (15.63%) MCSE
13 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.50%) MS Office
13 4 (12.50%) SQL
13 4 (12.50%) Migration
13 4 (12.50%) SAN
13 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
13 4 (12.50%) MCITP
14 3 (9.38%) XenApp
14 3 (9.38%) SCCM
14 3 (9.38%) vSphere
14 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
14 3 (9.38%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
5 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Kindle
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) UNIX
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) VCP5
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 3 (9.38%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.13%) CommVault
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
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