The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 86 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.084% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.089% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £110.25 £27.38
% change year-on-year
-70.52% +302.62%
Windows Server Engineer
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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
1592 1123 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.94% 93.90% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 608 464
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Windows Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) VMware

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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