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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 413 320 382
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 208 342 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.71% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 217 120
Median daily rate £325 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% +1.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.01% +6.18%
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
46763 48174 46107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.70% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30926 30296 28951
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1336 1918 1967
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -62 72 £350 +3.70% 16
South East -38 47 £350 +16.66% 10
Yorkshire +5 24 £320 +6.66% 5
West Midlands -12 17 £330 +14.78% 1
East of England -4 16 £193 -23.00% 3
North West +3 11 £313 +21.95% 5
North East -32 10 £235 -27.84%
South West -17 7 £250 -15.25% 4
East Midlands +5 4 £275 +37.50% 3
Server Engineer
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Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 318 (78.13%) Windows
2 268 (65.85%) Windows Server
3 218 (53.56%) Active Directory
4 201 (49.39%) VMware
5 158 (38.82%) Microsoft
6 142 (34.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 127 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 119 (29.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 106 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 98 (24.08%) DNS
11 86 (21.13%) Citrix
12 85 (20.88%) ITIL
13 78 (19.16%) SQL Server
14 76 (18.67%) MS Exchange
15 74 (18.18%) HP
15 74 (18.18%) Data Centre
16 73 (17.94%) SQL
17 72 (17.69%) SAN
18 64 (15.72%) DHCP
19 62 (15.23%) Migration
20 61 (14.99%) Hyper-V
21 59 (14.50%) PowerShell
22 55 (13.51%) vSphere
23 54 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
24 53 (13.02%) MS Excel
25 51 (12.53%) Linux
26 50 (12.29%) Firewall
27 49 (12.04%) Finance
28 48 (11.79%) XenApp
29 45 (11.06%) SCCM

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 76 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 37 (9.09%) IIS
3 29 (7.13%) Skype for Business
4 25 (6.14%) SharePoint
5 22 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (3.19%) Apache
7 10 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.47%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.74%) Confluence
11 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.49%) SAS
12 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.25%) Kentico
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 53 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.37%) MS Office
3 7 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.47%) MS Project
5 4 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.60%) Office 365
2 19 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.98%) IaaS
4 4 (0.98%) PaaS
5 3 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (24.08%) DNS
2 72 (17.69%) SAN
3 64 (15.72%) DHCP
4 50 (12.29%) Firewall
5 30 (7.37%) LAN
5 30 (7.37%) WAN
6 20 (4.91%) TCP/IP
7 17 (4.18%) Internet
8 10 (2.46%) Intranet
8 10 (2.46%) Network Security
9 9 (2.21%) SSL
9 9 (2.21%) VLAN
9 9 (2.21%) Wireless
10 8 (1.97%) HTTP
10 8 (1.97%) VoIP
10 8 (1.97%) VPN
11 7 (1.72%) IP Telephony
11 7 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.47%) Extranet
13 5 (1.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.74%) DB2
6 3 (0.74%) MySQL
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.49%) QlikView
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.25%) Informix
8 1 (0.25%) MS Access
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Introscope
2 3 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (12.04%) Finance
2 27 (6.63%) Banking
3 6 (1.47%) Back Office
3 6 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.23%) Advertising
5 4 (0.98%) Electronics
5 4 (0.98%) Legal
5 4 (0.98%) Local Government
5 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.98%) Marketing
5 4 (0.98%) Retail
6 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.49%) Military
8 1 (0.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.97%) .NET
1 8 (1.97%) Middleware
2 4 (0.98%) Web Services
3 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.49%) SAML
4 2 (0.49%) WAP
4 2 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.25%) HTML
5 1 (0.25%) MAPI
5 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.39%) Clustering
3 17 (4.18%) NHS
4 13 (3.19%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.97%) EMC VNX
7 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.47%) PKI
9 5 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.74%) FMCG
11 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.74%) Wiki
12 2 (0.49%) Replication
12 2 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 318 (78.13%) Windows
2 268 (65.85%) Windows Server
3 142 (34.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 127 (31.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (12.53%) Linux
7 26 (6.39%) Unix
8 25 (6.14%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.21%) AIX
11 6 (1.47%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.23%) SUSE
12 5 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.23%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.74%) CentOS
14 3 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.88%) ITIL
2 62 (15.23%) Migration
3 28 (6.88%) Server Building
4 26 (6.39%) Project Management
5 21 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (4.18%) Capacity Management
7 16 (3.93%) Logistics
7 16 (3.93%) Problem Management
8 15 (3.69%) Server Virtualisation
9 12 (2.95%) Service Delivery
9 12 (2.95%) Software Deployment
10 11 (2.70%) Change Management
10 11 (2.70%) CRM
10 11 (2.70%) High Availability
11 10 (2.46%) ITSM
11 10 (2.46%) PRINCE2
12 9 (2.21%) Configuration Management
12 9 (2.21%) Infrastructure Management
12 9 (2.21%) ITIL V3
12 9 (2.21%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.94%) SQL
2 59 (14.50%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.69%) C
4 8 (1.97%) Java
4 8 (1.97%) Perl
4 8 (1.97%) VBScript
5 7 (1.72%) VB
6 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.23%) PHP
7 4 (0.98%) C#
7 4 (0.98%) Korn
8 2 (0.49%) C++
8 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby
8 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.83%) MCSE
3 32 (7.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (4.67%) MCSA
5 19 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.19%) Degree
7 11 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.21%) CCNA
9 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.74%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.74%) CCNP
10 3 (0.74%) MCITP
11 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.49%) LPIC
12 1 (0.25%) CCIE
12 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.70%) SLA
2 3 (0.74%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) BS7799
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 218 (53.56%) Active Directory
2 119 (29.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (14.99%) Hyper-V
4 55 (13.51%) vSphere
5 48 (11.79%) XenApp
6 39 (9.58%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (8.11%) VMware ESX
8 14 (3.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (3.19%) VMware Server
10 12 (2.95%) XenDesktop
11 10 (2.46%) XenServer
12 7 (1.72%) Firmware
12 7 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.72%) UAG
13 2 (0.49%) Brightmail
13 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.49%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (11.06%) SCCM
2 33 (8.11%) SCOM
3 25 (6.14%) Backup Exec
4 22 (5.41%) NetBackup
5 19 (4.67%) WSUS
6 12 (2.95%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (2.70%) Puppet
8 6 (1.47%) Ansible
8 6 (1.47%) IBM BigFix
8 6 (1.47%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.47%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 4 (0.98%) Nagios
10 3 (0.74%) AppManager
10 3 (0.74%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.74%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.74%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 201 (49.39%) VMware
2 158 (38.82%) Microsoft
3 86 (21.13%) Citrix
4 74 (18.18%) HP
5 44 (10.81%) Cisco
6 31 (7.62%) IBM
7 29 (7.13%) EMC
8 26 (6.39%) NetApp
9 21 (5.16%) Dell
10 18 (4.42%) Symantec
11 16 (3.93%) Intel Security
12 13 (3.19%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.70%) CommVault
13 11 (2.70%) Oracle
14 9 (2.21%) 3PAR
15 8 (1.97%) arcserve
16 7 (1.72%) Juniper
17 6 (1.47%) SolarWinds
18 5 (1.23%) Intel
18 5 (1.23%) Mitel
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