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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
UK / England
Rank 463 409 333
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -76
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 112 194 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.43% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 125 188
Median daily rate £334 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £180 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 27
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.92% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £19.20 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +28.37%

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
39180 45432 45208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.10% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25756 29645 28239
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1536 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
South East -6 41 £325 +42.85% 12
London -11 40 £385 +18.46% 5
East Midlands +9 7 £315 +27.27%
North West +5 5 £250 -16.66% 2
West Midlands - 5 £256 - 1
East of England -14 4 £338 +77.63% 4
Yorkshire +15 3 £363 +133.87% 1
North East -5 3 £500 +69.49%
South West -8 2 - - 2
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 200 (80.00%) Windows
2 164 (65.60%) Windows Server
3 138 (55.20%) Active Directory
4 117 (46.80%) VMware
5 98 (39.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 76 (30.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (28.40%) DNS
9 55 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (18.40%) Security Cleared
11 43 (17.20%) PowerShell
12 41 (16.40%) MS Exchange
13 39 (15.60%) SQL Server
13 39 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (15.60%) SC Cleared
14 38 (15.20%) Linux
14 38 (15.20%) SAN
14 38 (15.20%) HP
15 37 (14.80%) DHCP
16 35 (14.00%) ITIL
16 35 (14.00%) SCCM
17 34 (13.60%) Migration
18 33 (13.20%) Firewall
19 32 (12.80%) Citrix
20 31 (12.40%) vSphere
20 31 (12.40%) Hyper-V
21 30 (12.00%) Cisco
21 30 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 30 (12.00%) SQL
22 25 (10.00%) VMware ESXi

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 41 (16.40%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.20%) Skype for Business
4 11 (4.40%) IIS
5 8 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.20%) Apache
8 3 (1.20%) Confluence
9 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.40%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.80%) Office 365
3 9 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.20%) IaaS
6 2 (0.80%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 71 (28.40%) DNS
2 38 (15.20%) SAN
3 37 (14.80%) DHCP
4 33 (13.20%) Firewall
5 19 (7.60%) TCP/IP
6 16 (6.40%) Internet
7 14 (5.60%) LAN
7 14 (5.60%) WAN
8 12 (4.80%) Intranet
9 11 (4.40%) VoIP
9 11 (4.40%) VPN
10 10 (4.00%) Skype
11 9 (3.60%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (3.20%) VLAN
13 6 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.40%) SSL
13 6 (2.40%) Wireless
14 5 (2.00%) LDAP
15 4 (1.60%) MPLS
15 4 (1.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.00%) DB2
4 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.80%) MS Access
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.80%) WhereScape RED
8 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.60%) JIRA
3 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.40%) GitLab
4 1 (0.40%) Introscope
4 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.40%) MSI
4 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.40%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.40%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 23 (9.20%) Finance
2 10 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.20%) Banking
4 7 (2.80%) Retail
5 4 (1.60%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.00%) Middleware
2 6 (2.40%) XML
3 3 (1.20%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.80%) WAP
5 1 (0.40%) .NET
5 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.40%) CSS
5 1 (0.40%) EntireX
5 1 (0.40%) HTML
5 1 (0.40%) JSON
5 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.60%) Clustering
3 7 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.40%) PKI
4 6 (2.40%) Replication
5 4 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.60%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.80%) EPoS
7 2 (0.80%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 200 (80.00%) Windows
2 164 (65.60%) Windows Server
3 98 (39.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (30.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (15.20%) Linux
7 22 (8.80%) Windows 7
8 15 (6.00%) Unix
9 9 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.20%) AIX
10 8 (3.20%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.00%) SUSE
12 5 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.20%) VMS
14 3 (1.20%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.00%) ITIL
2 34 (13.60%) Migration
3 20 (8.00%) Server Building
4 14 (5.60%) Configuration Management
5 12 (4.80%) High Availability
6 11 (4.40%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.20%) Data Protection
8 8 (3.20%) Service Management
9 7 (2.80%) Change Control
9 7 (2.80%) ITIL V3
10 6 (2.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (2.40%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.40%) ITSM
10 6 (2.40%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.40%) Software Deployment
11 5 (2.00%) Change Management
11 5 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.00%) Server Patching
11 5 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.20%) PowerShell
2 30 (12.00%) SQL
3 12 (4.80%) VBScript
4 10 (4.00%) Perl
5 9 (3.60%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.80%) Korn
7 4 (1.60%) VB
8 3 (1.20%) C
8 3 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) Jython
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) VB6
10 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 39 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 30 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (6.40%) MCSE
5 14 (5.60%) MCSA
6 12 (4.80%) MCITP
7 9 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.80%) CCNA
8 7 (2.80%) MCP
9 5 (2.00%) Degree
10 4 (1.60%) MCTS
11 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.80%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.80%) CEH
12 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.80%) MCSD
12 2 (0.80%) RHCT
12 2 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.40%) CCNP
13 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 138 (55.20%) Active Directory
2 39 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (12.40%) Hyper-V
3 31 (12.40%) vSphere
4 25 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (7.20%) VMware ESX
6 15 (6.00%) XenApp
7 12 (4.80%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.80%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.00%) Firmware
9 5 (2.00%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.20%) vCloud
12 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.40%) SRDF
12 1 (0.40%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (14.00%) SCCM
2 11 (4.40%) SCOM
3 9 (3.60%) Ansible
3 9 (3.60%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (3.20%) Puppet
4 8 (3.20%) WSUS
5 6 (2.40%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (2.00%) Nessus
6 5 (2.00%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.20%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.20%) Dollar Universe
8 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.80%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.80%) Netcool
9 2 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.80%) vRealize
10 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 117 (46.80%) VMware
2 80 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 38 (15.20%) HP
4 32 (12.80%) Citrix
5 30 (12.00%) Cisco
6 17 (6.80%) NetApp
7 15 (6.00%) Dell
8 14 (5.60%) IBM
8 14 (5.60%) Intel Security
9 13 (5.20%) Oracle
9 13 (5.20%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.80%) EMC
11 10 (4.00%) BMC
11 10 (4.00%) Symantec
12 6 (2.40%) ThinPrint
13 5 (2.00%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.00%) LANDesk
13 5 (2.00%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.00%) Sophos
14 4 (1.60%) Veeam
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