The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 84 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £355 £250 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
Server Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1139 1581 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.69% 94.95% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 848 624
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Edinburgh region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 11 (61.11%) IIS
4 10 (55.56%) VBScript
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) VMware
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
8 6 (33.33%) SSL
8 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
8 6 (33.33%) Internet
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (22.22%) SAN
10 4 (22.22%) Banking
11 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 3 (16.67%) Citrix
11 3 (16.67%) C#
11 3 (16.67%) SCCM
11 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (11.11%) NAS
12 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
12 2 (11.11%) Veeam

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 11 (61.11%) IIS
2 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Bluemix
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Server Building
2 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) API Development
3 1 (5.56%) API Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) VBScript
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) Infoblox