The first table below looks at the demand for the Windows 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 Windows 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
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 141 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.095% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £225 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £175 £300
% change year-on-year
+84.28% -41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £78.75 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-60.63% -58.55%
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%
Windows Server Engineer
England

Windows Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Windows Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer across the East of England region.

Windows Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer across the East of England region.

Windows Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows 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 Windows 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
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Vacancies
Essex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Windows Server Engineer
England

Windows 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 Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (37.50%) Release Management
5 3 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Military
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
7 1 (12.50%) SCOM
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows 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 Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin