The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 355 380 375
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 211 180 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 92 66
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£275 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £221 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £300 £240
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 33
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -25.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £15.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £31.54 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -19.04%
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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43265 42840 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.50% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27090 25773 22427
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1673 1859 2173
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 70 £350 - 11
South East -24 67 £290 -3.33% 11
West Midlands +14 26 £258 -21.96% 4
Yorkshire 0 15 £150 -33.33% 2
South West -11 11 £185 -36.20% 3
North West -20 7 £273 +0.92% 4
East of England +4 5 £313 -1.96% 1
North East +4 3 - - 1
Server Engineer
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Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 350 (85.57%) Windows
2 227 (55.50%) VMware
3 224 (54.77%) Active Directory
4 198 (48.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 168 (41.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 154 (37.65%) Microsoft
7 135 (33.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 119 (29.10%) MS Exchange
9 117 (28.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 97 (23.72%) DNS
11 86 (21.03%) SAN
12 82 (20.05%) ITIL
13 78 (19.07%) DHCP
13 78 (19.07%) Citrix
14 75 (18.34%) HP
15 62 (15.16%) SQL Server
16 60 (14.67%) SQL
17 58 (14.18%) Migration
17 58 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 58 (14.18%) Hyper-V
18 55 (13.45%) Security Cleared
19 52 (12.71%) SCCM
20 50 (12.22%) MCSE
21 49 (11.98%) Cisco
22 48 (11.74%) Clustering
23 44 (10.76%) vSphere
24 42 (10.27%) Firewall
24 42 (10.27%) EMC
25 40 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2007
26 39 (9.54%) Finance

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 119 (29.10%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 37 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 34 (8.31%) IIS
4 34 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (6.11%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.69%) Lync
8 10 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.22%) GroupWise
9 5 (1.22%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.49%) Apache
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 34 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Office 365
2 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 97 (23.72%) DNS
2 86 (21.03%) SAN
3 78 (19.07%) DHCP
4 42 (10.27%) Firewall
5 30 (7.33%) NAS
6 25 (6.11%) TCP/IP
7 21 (5.13%) WAN
8 19 (4.65%) LAN
9 12 (2.93%) VPN
9 12 (2.93%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (2.93%) DMZ
10 9 (2.20%) Internet
10 9 (2.20%) VLAN
10 9 (2.20%) VoIP
11 8 (1.96%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.71%) LDAP
12 7 (1.71%) SMTP
13 6 (1.47%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.47%) SNMP
14 5 (1.22%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.49%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.24%) DB2
4 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Mocha
3 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.24%) Sinon.JS
General
1 39 (9.54%) Finance
2 11 (2.69%) Banking
3 10 (2.44%) Legal
4 6 (1.47%) Law
5 4 (0.98%) Local Government
6 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.73%) Retail
6 3 (0.73%) Back Office
6 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.16%) .NET
2 5 (1.22%) XML
3 4 (0.98%) Middleware
4 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.73%) COM+
4 3 (0.73%) Web Services
5 1 (0.24%) J2EE
5 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.24%) RESTful
5 1 (0.24%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.74%) Clustering
2 15 (3.67%) Blackberry
3 11 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.20%) Replication
5 8 (1.96%) NHS
6 7 (1.71%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.71%) PKI
6 7 (1.71%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.22%) Celerra
9 4 (0.98%) CLARiiON
9 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.73%) Open Source
10 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.49%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.49%) Kindle
11 2 (0.49%) CMDB
11 2 (0.49%) PDA
12 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.24%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 350 (85.57%) Windows
2 198 (48.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 168 (41.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 135 (33.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (8.07%) Windows 7
6 22 (5.38%) Linux
7 15 (3.67%) UNIX
8 14 (3.42%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.44%) Solaris
10 8 (1.96%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.98%) CentOS
13 4 (0.98%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.24%) Android
15 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (20.05%) ITIL
2 58 (14.18%) Migration
3 23 (5.62%) Change Management
4 13 (3.18%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (2.69%) Business Continuity
6 10 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 9 (2.20%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (2.20%) Change Control
8 8 (1.96%) ITIL V3
8 8 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (1.96%) Service Management
9 7 (1.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (1.47%) Kanban
10 6 (1.47%) Software Deployment
10 6 (1.47%) Mentoring
10 6 (1.47%) CMMI
10 6 (1.47%) Scrum
11 5 (1.22%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (0.98%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (14.67%) SQL
2 35 (8.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.71%) C#
4 6 (1.47%) Java
4 6 (1.47%) Perl
4 6 (1.47%) VB
4 6 (1.47%) VB.NET
4 6 (1.47%) C
5 5 (1.22%) VBScript
6 4 (0.98%) C++
7 2 (0.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.24%) Korn
8 1 (0.24%) Python
8 1 (0.24%) Jython
8 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.24%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (14.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (13.45%) Security Cleared
3 50 (12.22%) MCSE
4 30 (7.33%) SC Cleared
5 24 (5.87%) MCITP
6 21 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 17 (4.16%) MCP
8 12 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.96%) Degree
10 8 (1.96%) MCSA
11 7 (1.71%) MCTS
12 6 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.22%) CCEA
13 5 (1.22%) CCIA
13 5 (1.22%) CCA
14 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.49%) CCNA
15 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.49%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 224 (54.77%) Active Directory
2 117 (28.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (14.18%) Hyper-V
4 44 (10.76%) vSphere
5 24 (5.87%) XenApp
6 19 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 19 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 19 (4.65%) VMware Server
7 13 (3.18%) XenServer
8 10 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.96%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.96%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (1.47%) Terminal Server
12 5 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.98%) NFS
13 4 (0.98%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.49%) vCloud
14 2 (0.49%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 52 (12.71%) SCCM
2 32 (7.82%) SCOM
3 14 (3.42%) NetBackup
4 12 (2.93%) WSUS
5 8 (1.96%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (1.22%) Puppet
8 4 (0.98%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.98%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.49%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.49%) Nagios
10 2 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 227 (55.50%) VMware
2 154 (37.65%) Microsoft
3 78 (19.07%) Citrix
4 75 (18.34%) HP
5 49 (11.98%) Cisco
6 42 (10.27%) EMC
7 21 (5.13%) NetApp
8 19 (4.65%) Dell
9 12 (2.93%) McAfee
10 11 (2.69%) AppSense
11 10 (2.44%) IBM
12 9 (2.20%) Oracle
13 8 (1.96%) Sophos
13 8 (1.96%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.96%) Symantec
13 8 (1.96%) 3PAR
14 7 (1.71%) FalconStor
14 7 (1.71%) Juniper
15 6 (1.47%) Novell
15 6 (1.47%) Wyse
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