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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 88 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.074% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.077% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.98%
Windows 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
1359 1295 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.07% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 701 541
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) SCOM
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) AppSense
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco