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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 126 102 118
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 19 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.67% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.71% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £160 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £304 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £280 £260
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £34.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.51% -19.58%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2812 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1144 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 230 366
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Essex 0 7 £238 +31.94%
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £185 -17.77% 2
Hertfordshire -9 3 £205 -26.78% 1
Bedfordshire -22 2 £280 -12.50%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
4 17 (40.48%) VMware
5 16 (38.10%) Citrix
6 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (26.19%) NetScaler
9 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
11 8 (19.05%) DNS
12 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (16.67%) XenApp
12 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
13 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 5 (11.90%) SAN
15 4 (9.52%) LAN
15 4 (9.52%) WAN
15 4 (9.52%) DHCP
15 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
15 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
15 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
16 3 (7.14%) SCCM
16 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (26.19%) NetScaler
3 8 (19.05%) DNS
4 5 (11.90%) SAN
5 4 (9.52%) LAN
5 4 (9.52%) WAN
5 4 (9.52%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
1 2 (4.76%) Clustering
1 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) CMDB
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) MCSE
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) RHCE
2 1 (2.38%) RHCA
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.38%) VCP5
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) XenApp
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) XenServer
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) RHEV
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.38%) Samba
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) VMware
3 16 (38.10%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Veeam
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
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