The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 80 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.098% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.10% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £280 £260
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.51% -19.58%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 973 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.11% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 448 441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Server Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Altiris
2 5 (83.33%) Application Packaging
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Altiris