The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 465 413 362
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 161 246 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 147 165
Median daily rate £298 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £298 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 17
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.50 £30.00 £33.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.52 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -13.26%
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 53 £345 +10.40% 6
South East -6 36 £240 -22.58% 6
East of England +19 22 £300 - 4
North East -12 18 £263 -3.75%
North West +11 8 £270 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire -11 8 £360 -0.68% 1
South West +14 6 £351 +8.07% 8
East Midlands -3 4 £265 +20.45% 1
West Midlands -35 4 £270 +3.34% 1
Midlands - 1 £200 -
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 England region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 278 (77.22%) Windows
2 235 (65.28%) Windows Server
3 189 (52.50%) Active Directory
4 187 (51.94%) VMware
5 132 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 131 (36.39%) Microsoft
7 121 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 99 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 99 (27.50%) DNS
9 94 (26.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 78 (21.67%) Citrix
11 77 (21.39%) ITIL
12 69 (19.17%) HP
13 68 (18.89%) MS Exchange
14 65 (18.06%) DHCP
15 64 (17.78%) SQL Server
16 60 (16.67%) Linux
17 59 (16.39%) PowerShell
18 58 (16.11%) Migration
19 57 (15.83%) SAN
20 56 (15.56%) Data Centre
21 54 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
22 52 (14.44%) Hyper-V
23 50 (13.89%) Firewall
24 48 (13.33%) Cisco
24 48 (13.33%) SQL
24 48 (13.33%) SCCM
25 47 (13.06%) Security Cleared
26 43 (11.94%) vSphere
27 42 (11.67%) MS Excel

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 68 (18.89%) MS Exchange
2 30 (8.33%) IIS
3 27 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 27 (7.50%) Skype for Business
4 24 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.83%) Apache
7 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 42 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.17%) MS Office
3 8 (2.22%) MS Project
3 8 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.17%) Office 365
2 25 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.83%) IaaS
7 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (27.50%) DNS
2 65 (18.06%) DHCP
3 57 (15.83%) SAN
4 50 (13.89%) Firewall
5 30 (8.33%) LAN
6 29 (8.06%) WAN
7 24 (6.67%) Internet
8 17 (4.72%) VLAN
9 16 (4.44%) TCP/IP
10 13 (3.61%) VPN
11 12 (3.33%) Intranet
11 12 (3.33%) Wireless
12 10 (2.78%) Network Security
13 9 (2.50%) iSCSI
14 8 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.22%) Extranet
14 8 (2.22%) IP Telephony
14 8 (2.22%) MPLS
14 8 (2.22%) NAS
14 8 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.39%) DB2
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.56%) Big Data
7 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.56%) MS Access
7 2 (0.56%) MySQL
8 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.28%) Informix
8 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) SSDT
8 1 (0.28%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) JIRA
1 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) Introscope
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.28%) WiX
General
1 39 (10.83%) Finance
2 16 (4.44%) Banking
3 11 (3.06%) Back Office
4 7 (1.94%) Retail
4 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.67%) Legal
6 5 (1.39%) Local Government
7 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.83%) Games
8 3 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.50%) .NET
2 6 (1.67%) Middleware
3 4 (1.11%) J2EE
3 4 (1.11%) Web Services
4 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.56%) HTML
4 2 (0.56%) JSON
4 2 (0.56%) JSON-LD
4 2 (0.56%) OAuth2
4 2 (0.56%) RESTful
4 2 (0.56%) Spring
5 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.28%) React
5 1 (0.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.50%) Clustering
3 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.94%) Mathematics
4 7 (1.94%) NHS
5 6 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.39%) Replication
7 4 (1.11%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.83%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.83%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.83%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.83%) Statistics
8 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.56%) DataPower
9 2 (0.56%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 278 (77.22%) Windows
2 235 (65.28%) Windows Server
3 132 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 121 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (26.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (16.67%) Linux
7 31 (8.61%) Unix
8 24 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.89%) AIX
10 12 (3.33%) Solaris
11 9 (2.50%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.22%) Windows Phone
13 6 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (1.67%) SUSE
13 6 (1.67%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.39%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.11%) Android
15 4 (1.11%) CentOS
15 4 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.39%) ITIL
2 58 (16.11%) Migration
3 23 (6.39%) High Availability
4 21 (5.83%) Project Management
5 18 (5.00%) Server Building
6 15 (4.17%) Change Control
6 15 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 14 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (3.61%) Server Virtualisation
9 12 (3.33%) Capacity Management
9 12 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 12 (3.33%) DevOps
9 12 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.33%) Software Deployment
10 11 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.06%) ITIL V3
10 11 (3.06%) Load Balancing
10 11 (3.06%) PRINCE2
11 9 (2.50%) Business Continuity
11 9 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 59 (16.39%) PowerShell
2 48 (13.33%) SQL
3 14 (3.89%) Perl
4 10 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.78%) C
5 9 (2.50%) Java
5 9 (2.50%) VBScript
6 7 (1.94%) C#
7 6 (1.67%) Korn
7 6 (1.67%) PHP
7 6 (1.67%) VB
8 5 (1.39%) Python
8 5 (1.39%) Ruby
9 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.83%) C++
11 2 (0.56%) Jython
12 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (13.06%) Security Cleared
3 38 (10.56%) MCSE
4 30 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 23 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (4.72%) CCNA
8 14 (3.89%) MCSA
9 9 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.22%) Degree
11 7 (1.94%) MCITP
12 6 (1.67%) RHCE
13 5 (1.39%) MCTS
14 4 (1.11%) MCDST
15 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.56%) CCNP
16 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
16 2 (0.56%) LPIC
17 1 (0.28%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.17%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) BS7799
4 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 189 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 99 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (14.44%) Hyper-V
4 43 (11.94%) vSphere
5 38 (10.56%) XenApp
6 35 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (7.22%) VMware ESX
8 15 (4.17%) Firmware
9 11 (3.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (2.50%) UAG
12 6 (1.67%) KVM
12 6 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (1.67%) vCloud
12 6 (1.67%) VMware Server
12 6 (1.67%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.11%) XenServer
14 3 (0.83%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 48 (13.33%) SCCM
2 36 (10.00%) SCOM
3 25 (6.94%) Backup Exec
4 16 (4.44%) WSUS
5 15 (4.17%) Puppet
6 13 (3.61%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.22%) Ansible
7 8 (2.22%) IBM BigFix
7 8 (2.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.67%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.83%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.83%) Netcool
12 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 187 (51.94%) VMware
2 131 (36.39%) Microsoft
3 78 (21.67%) Citrix
4 69 (19.17%) HP
5 48 (13.33%) Cisco
6 37 (10.28%) IBM
7 26 (7.22%) EMC
7 26 (7.22%) Red Hat
7 26 (7.22%) Symantec
8 24 (6.67%) NetApp
9 19 (5.28%) Dell
10 18 (5.00%) Oracle
11 15 (4.17%) Intel Security
12 10 (2.78%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.50%) Juniper
14 7 (1.94%) Veeam
15 5 (1.39%) Mitel
16 4 (1.11%) CommVault
17 3 (0.83%) BMC
17 3 (0.83%) Veritas
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