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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 407 409 403
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 191 176 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 102 87
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£295 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £197 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £423 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £189.00 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -3.05%
Server Engineer
UK

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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
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 £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 72 £325 - 4
South East -16 36 £309 +6.46% 3
West Midlands +6 19 £261 -38.52% 1
Yorkshire -26 15 £225 -33.28% 4
South West -16 14 £260 +15.55%
North West -31 13 £248 -10.00% 3
East of England 0 11 £250 +5.26% 2
North East -24 5 £273 -14.09%
East Midlands -10 3 - -
Midlands - 1 £295 -
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 341 (82.57%) Windows
2 247 (59.81%) VMware
3 220 (53.27%) Active Directory
4 182 (44.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 166 (40.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 160 (38.74%) Microsoft
7 128 (30.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 111 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 81 (19.61%) SAN
9 81 (19.61%) MS Exchange
10 75 (18.16%) DNS
11 71 (17.19%) Migration
12 70 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 69 (16.71%) SQL
14 63 (15.25%) SQL Server
15 61 (14.77%) MCSE
16 60 (14.53%) HP
16 60 (14.53%) Citrix
17 58 (14.04%) DHCP
18 56 (13.56%) PowerShell
19 53 (12.83%) Hyper-V
20 52 (12.59%) vSphere
21 51 (12.35%) Finance
22 49 (11.86%) SCCM
23 48 (11.62%) IIS
23 48 (11.62%) NetApp
24 45 (10.90%) ITIL
24 45 (10.90%) Linux
25 43 (10.41%) Data Centre
26 40 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2010

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 81 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 48 (11.62%) IIS
3 40 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (5.57%) Lync
5 16 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (3.87%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.45%) Apache
10 3 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.73%) Node.js
10 3 (0.73%) MediaWiki
10 3 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.54%) Office 365
3 5 (1.21%) IaaS
3 5 (1.21%) Yammer
3 5 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (19.61%) SAN
2 75 (18.16%) DNS
3 58 (14.04%) DHCP
4 32 (7.75%) Firewall
5 27 (6.54%) TCP/IP
6 20 (4.84%) LAN
7 19 (4.60%) WAN
8 13 (3.15%) VLAN
8 13 (3.15%) iSCSI
9 12 (2.91%) NAS
10 9 (2.18%) LDAP
10 9 (2.18%) Network Security
10 9 (2.18%) DMZ
11 7 (1.69%) VPN
11 7 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (1.45%) Internet
13 4 (0.97%) Intranet
14 3 (0.73%) SMTP
14 3 (0.73%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.48%) DTS
7 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 2 (0.48%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) DB2
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Mocha
1 3 (0.73%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.24%) MSI
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.24%) PVCS
3 1 (0.24%) WiX
General
1 51 (12.35%) Finance
2 19 (4.60%) Banking
3 6 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.21%) Law
5 3 (0.73%) French Language
6 2 (0.48%) German Language
6 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Automotive
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.66%) .NET
2 9 (2.18%) Web Services
3 8 (1.94%) Application Packaging
4 4 (0.97%) HTML
5 3 (0.73%) RESTful
5 3 (0.73%) J2EE
6 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.48%) WSH
6 2 (0.48%) HTML5
7 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
7 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.24%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.24%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.41%) Data Centre
2 34 (8.23%) Clustering
3 16 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.15%) PKI
4 13 (3.15%) NHS
5 12 (2.91%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.45%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.21%) EMC VNX
9 4 (0.97%) Device Driver
9 4 (0.97%) Replication
10 3 (0.73%) Social Network
10 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.24%) HP StoreVirtual
12 1 (0.24%) Statistics
12 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 341 (82.57%) Windows
2 182 (44.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (40.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 128 (30.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (10.90%) Linux
6 26 (6.30%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.39%) UNIX
8 12 (2.91%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.66%) Windows 2000
10 10 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.18%) SUSE
12 7 (1.69%) NetWare
12 7 (1.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.45%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.21%) Solaris
15 4 (0.97%) AIX
15 4 (0.97%) CentOS
16 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.73%) Android
16 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.19%) Migration
2 45 (10.90%) ITIL
3 33 (7.99%) Server Building
4 13 (3.15%) Change Management
5 12 (2.91%) Patch Management
6 10 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (2.42%) Service Delivery
7 9 (2.18%) Project Management
8 7 (1.69%) Problem Management
8 7 (1.69%) Load Balancing
8 7 (1.69%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (1.69%) Change Control
9 6 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (1.45%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (1.45%) Incident Management
9 6 (1.45%) Validation
9 6 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (1.45%) Data Modelling
10 5 (1.21%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.71%) SQL
2 56 (13.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.45%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.21%) VBScript
5 5 (1.21%) Perl
6 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.97%) C#
7 3 (0.73%) C
7 3 (0.73%) Java
7 3 (0.73%) VB
7 3 (0.73%) Jython
7 3 (0.73%) Korn
8 2 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.24%) VBA
9 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (14.77%) MCSE
3 32 (7.75%) Security Cleared
4 25 (6.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (5.81%) MCITP
6 23 (5.57%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.39%) CCNA
8 12 (2.91%) MCSA
9 11 (2.66%) MCP
10 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.97%) Degree
12 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.73%) CCA
12 3 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.24%) CCDA
13 1 (0.24%) HNC
13 1 (0.24%) HP AIS
13 1 (0.24%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.24%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 220 (53.27%) Active Directory
2 111 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (12.83%) Hyper-V
4 52 (12.59%) vSphere
5 28 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (5.81%) VMware ESX
7 23 (5.57%) XenApp
8 22 (5.33%) VMware Server
9 9 (2.18%) DFS Replication
10 7 (1.69%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.21%) XenServer
12 5 (1.21%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.73%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.73%) Postfix
13 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.73%) Xen
13 3 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (11.86%) SCCM
2 21 (5.08%) SCOM
3 14 (3.39%) WSUS
4 11 (2.66%) Tivoli
5 9 (2.18%) ZENworks
6 7 (1.69%) ARCserve
7 6 (1.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 6 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (1.45%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.21%) WMI
8 5 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.97%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.73%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.73%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.73%) LiteSpeed
11 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.48%) HP SIM
12 1 (0.24%) Puppet
12 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 247 (59.81%) VMware
2 160 (38.74%) Microsoft
3 60 (14.53%) HP
3 60 (14.53%) Citrix
4 48 (11.62%) NetApp
5 39 (9.44%) Cisco
6 34 (8.23%) Dell
7 30 (7.26%) EMC
8 16 (3.87%) IBM
9 15 (3.63%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.15%) Veeam
11 12 (2.91%) Oracle
12 11 (2.66%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.42%) CommVault
13 10 (2.42%) Novell
14 8 (1.94%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.45%) Symantec
16 5 (1.21%) Intel
17 4 (0.97%) Remedy
17 4 (0.97%) Juniper
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