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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 459 368 379
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 174 290 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 178 151
Median daily rate £300 £308 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £32.00 £97.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -69 49 £350 +7.69% 12
South East -12 39 £240 -25.00% 11
East of England +25 26 £300 -
North East -3 21 £225 -17.50%
Yorkshire -26 13 £343 -8.66% 2
North West +2 10 £400 +61.61% 2
East Midlands +1 7 £300 +26.31% 2
West Midlands -49 4 £325 +15.55% 1
South West +1 3 £350 +34.61% 3
Midlands -7 2 £200 -32.20%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 285 (75.00%) Windows
2 246 (64.74%) Windows Server
3 195 (51.32%) Active Directory
4 191 (50.26%) VMware
5 149 (39.21%) Microsoft
6 136 (35.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 125 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 105 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 99 (26.05%) DNS
10 96 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 86 (22.63%) Citrix
12 80 (21.05%) ITIL
13 76 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 74 (19.47%) MS Exchange
15 73 (19.21%) HP
16 61 (16.05%) SAN
16 61 (16.05%) Linux
17 60 (15.79%) Migration
17 60 (15.79%) PowerShell
18 59 (15.53%) DHCP
18 59 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
19 57 (15.00%) SQL
19 57 (15.00%) Data Centre
20 49 (12.89%) Hyper-V
20 49 (12.89%) SCCM
20 49 (12.89%) Firewall
21 48 (12.63%) Cisco
22 45 (11.84%) MS Excel
23 44 (11.58%) MCSE
23 44 (11.58%) Finance

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 74 (19.47%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.95%) IIS
3 33 (8.68%) Skype for Business
4 31 (8.16%) SharePoint
5 26 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.32%) Apache
7 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.53%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 45 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.74%) MS Office
3 8 (2.11%) MS Project
3 8 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.74%) Office 365
2 26 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.79%) IaaS
7 2 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (26.05%) DNS
2 61 (16.05%) SAN
3 59 (15.53%) DHCP
4 49 (12.89%) Firewall
5 33 (8.68%) LAN
6 32 (8.42%) WAN
7 21 (5.53%) Internet
8 15 (3.95%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.95%) VLAN
9 11 (2.89%) Network Security
9 11 (2.89%) Wireless
10 10 (2.63%) Intranet
11 9 (2.37%) Skype
11 9 (2.37%) VPN
12 8 (2.11%) Extranet
12 8 (2.11%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.11%) SSL
13 7 (1.84%) IP Telephony
13 7 (1.84%) NAS
14 6 (1.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.79%) DB2
7 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.53%) Big Data
8 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.53%) MS Access
8 2 (0.53%) MySQL
9 1 (0.26%) Informix
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Introscope
2 2 (0.53%) JIRA
2 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.26%) WiX
General
1 44 (11.58%) Finance
2 16 (4.21%) Banking
3 11 (2.89%) Back Office
4 7 (1.84%) Retail
4 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.58%) Legal
6 5 (1.32%) Local Government
6 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.05%) Advertising
8 3 (0.79%) Electronics
8 3 (0.79%) Games
8 3 (0.79%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.89%) .NET
2 6 (1.58%) Web Services
3 5 (1.32%) Middleware
4 4 (1.05%) J2EE
5 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.53%) HTML
5 2 (0.53%) JSON
5 2 (0.53%) JSON-LD
5 2 (0.53%) OAuth2
5 2 (0.53%) RESTful
5 2 (0.53%) Spring
5 2 (0.53%) WAP
5 2 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.26%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.26%) MAPI
6 1 (0.26%) React
6 1 (0.26%) SAML
6 1 (0.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.42%) Clustering
3 11 (2.89%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.37%) NHS
5 6 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.58%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.32%) Replication
7 4 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.05%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.05%) PKI
8 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.53%) DataPower
9 2 (0.53%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.53%) FMCG
9 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.53%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 285 (75.00%) Windows
2 246 (64.74%) Windows Server
3 136 (35.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 125 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (16.05%) Linux
7 31 (8.16%) Unix
8 23 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (6.05%) Windows 7
9 15 (3.95%) AIX
10 11 (2.89%) Solaris
11 8 (2.11%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.58%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.32%) CentOS
13 5 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.32%) SUSE
13 5 (1.32%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.05%) Android
14 4 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.05%) ITIL
2 60 (15.79%) Migration
3 25 (6.58%) Project Management
4 22 (5.79%) High Availability
5 21 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (4.21%) Service Delivery
7 15 (3.95%) Change Control
8 14 (3.68%) Server Building
9 13 (3.42%) Capacity Management
9 13 (3.42%) DevOps
9 13 (3.42%) Server Virtualisation
10 12 (3.16%) Load Balancing
10 12 (3.16%) Logistics
10 12 (3.16%) Software Deployment
11 11 (2.89%) Configuration Management
11 11 (2.89%) PRINCE2
11 11 (2.89%) Problem Management
12 10 (2.63%) CRM
12 10 (2.63%) ITIL V3
13 9 (2.37%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 57 (15.00%) SQL
3 13 (3.42%) C
3 13 (3.42%) Perl
4 10 (2.63%) Java
5 9 (2.37%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.37%) VBScript
6 7 (1.84%) C#
6 7 (1.84%) PHP
6 7 (1.84%) VB
7 5 (1.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.32%) Korn
7 5 (1.32%) Python
7 5 (1.32%) Ruby
8 3 (0.79%) C++
9 2 (0.53%) Jython
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (11.58%) MCSE
3 37 (9.74%) Security Cleared
4 26 (6.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (5.53%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.21%) CCNA
7 15 (3.95%) MCSA
8 8 (2.11%) Degree
9 7 (1.84%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.84%) MCITP
10 6 (1.58%) RHCE
11 5 (1.32%) MCTS
12 4 (1.05%) MCDST
13 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.53%) CCNP
14 2 (0.53%) LPIC
15 1 (0.26%) CCA
15 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.68%) SLA
2 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.53%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) BS7799
4 1 (0.26%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 195 (51.32%) Active Directory
2 105 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (12.89%) Hyper-V
4 42 (11.05%) XenApp
5 39 (10.26%) vSphere
6 35 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (7.37%) VMware ESX
8 13 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 13 (3.42%) Firmware
9 11 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.37%) UAG
12 7 (1.84%) VMware Server
12 7 (1.84%) XenDesktop
13 6 (1.58%) KVM
13 6 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (1.05%) vCloud
15 3 (0.79%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (12.89%) SCCM
2 39 (10.26%) SCOM
3 23 (6.05%) Backup Exec
4 15 (3.95%) Puppet
5 14 (3.68%) WSUS
6 13 (3.42%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.11%) IBM BigFix
7 8 (2.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 7 (1.84%) Ansible
8 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.58%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.79%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.79%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 191 (50.26%) VMware
2 149 (39.21%) Microsoft
3 86 (22.63%) Citrix
4 73 (19.21%) HP
5 48 (12.63%) Cisco
6 39 (10.26%) IBM
7 32 (8.42%) NetApp
8 29 (7.63%) EMC
9 25 (6.58%) Red Hat
10 23 (6.05%) Symantec
11 17 (4.47%) Dell
11 17 (4.47%) Oracle
12 13 (3.42%) Intel Security
13 10 (2.63%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.37%) CommVault
14 9 (2.37%) Juniper
15 7 (1.84%) Mitel
16 6 (1.58%) Veeam
17 5 (1.32%) 3PAR
18 4 (1.05%) Lumension
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