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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 471 443 334
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -109
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 127 180 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.38% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 95 181
Median daily rate £325 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 32
Median hourly rate £26.54 £21.40 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £17.40 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £32.64 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+22.61% +1.81%
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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -29 37 £388 +19.23% 3
South East +18 36 £263 -25.00% 9
Yorkshire +13 15 £305 +28.28%
North East -22 11 £360 -
East of England 0 8 £331 +48.87% 3
North West +2 7 £325 +44.44% 1
South West +13 6 £184 -26.50% 1
East Midlands -6 5 £325 +51.16% 2
West Midlands -9 5 £140 -44.00%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 226 (76.09%) Windows
2 193 (64.98%) Windows Server
3 149 (50.17%) Active Directory
4 135 (45.45%) VMware
5 113 (38.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (30.30%) DNS
7 89 (29.97%) Microsoft
8 87 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 58 (19.53%) DHCP
11 57 (19.19%) Citrix
12 52 (17.51%) Linux
13 49 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 47 (15.82%) MS Exchange
15 45 (15.15%) HP
15 45 (15.15%) SAN
16 43 (14.48%) Migration
16 43 (14.48%) ITIL
16 43 (14.48%) Hyper-V
17 40 (13.47%) PowerShell
17 40 (13.47%) Security Cleared
18 39 (13.13%) SCCM
19 38 (12.79%) SQL Server
20 35 (11.78%) Cisco
21 34 (11.45%) Data Centre
22 32 (10.77%) vSphere
22 32 (10.77%) SQL
23 31 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 31 (10.44%) Finance
23 31 (10.44%) XenApp

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 47 (15.82%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.40%) IIS
4 12 (4.04%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.68%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.35%) Confluence
8 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.67%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 16 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Faxination
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.08%) Office 365
3 13 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.35%) IaaS
5 3 (1.01%) GitHub
6 2 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.67%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.34%) PaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 90 (30.30%) DNS
2 58 (19.53%) DHCP
3 45 (15.15%) SAN
4 29 (9.76%) Firewall
5 19 (6.40%) Internet
5 19 (6.40%) LAN
6 17 (5.72%) WAN
7 15 (5.05%) VPN
8 14 (4.71%) TCP/IP
9 12 (4.04%) Intranet
10 11 (3.70%) VLAN
11 9 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (3.03%) Wireless
12 8 (2.69%) MPLS
13 7 (2.36%) Skype
14 6 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.02%) NAS
15 5 (1.68%) iSCSI
15 5 (1.68%) VoIP
16 4 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.67%) DB2
6 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.67%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.34%) MS Access
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.34%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) JIRA
2 3 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) WiX
General
1 31 (10.44%) Finance
2 13 (4.38%) Banking
3 9 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.36%) Retail
5 6 (2.02%) Law
6 4 (1.35%) Back Office
6 4 (1.35%) Legal
7 3 (1.01%) Games
7 3 (1.01%) Local Government
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.02%) .NET
2 5 (1.68%) Middleware
3 3 (1.01%) J2EE
4 2 (0.67%) JSON
4 2 (0.67%) Web Services
5 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.34%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.34%) JSON-LD
5 1 (0.34%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.34%) React
5 1 (0.34%) RESTful
5 1 (0.34%) SAML
5 1 (0.34%) Spring
5 1 (0.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.34%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.45%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.07%) Clustering
3 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.02%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.02%) Replication
5 5 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.35%) FlexPod
6 4 (1.35%) Statistics
7 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.01%) NHS
7 3 (1.01%) PKI
7 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) DataPower
8 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) BYOD
9 1 (0.34%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 226 (76.09%) Windows
2 193 (64.98%) Windows Server
3 113 (38.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (20.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 52 (17.51%) Linux
7 24 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 20 (6.73%) Unix
10 10 (3.37%) AIX
11 9 (3.03%) Solaris
12 6 (2.02%) CentOS
13 5 (1.68%) Android
13 5 (1.68%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.68%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.68%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.48%) ITIL
1 43 (14.48%) Migration
2 25 (8.42%) High Availability
3 20 (6.73%) Server Building
4 12 (4.04%) Change Control
5 11 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 9 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 7 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (2.36%) E-Commerce
7 7 (2.36%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (2.02%) Capacity Management
8 6 (2.02%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.02%) Load Balancing
8 6 (2.02%) Service Management
8 6 (2.02%) Time Management
9 5 (1.68%) Build Automation
9 5 (1.68%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (1.68%) Data Protection
9 5 (1.68%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.47%) PowerShell
2 32 (10.77%) SQL
3 11 (3.70%) Perl
4 7 (2.36%) Python
5 6 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.02%) Java
6 4 (1.35%) C
6 4 (1.35%) VBScript
7 3 (1.01%) C#
7 3 (1.01%) Korn
7 3 (1.01%) PHP
7 3 (1.01%) Ruby
8 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.67%) Jython
8 2 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.34%) C++
9 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (13.47%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (10.10%) SC Cleared
4 19 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (5.72%) MCSE
6 13 (4.38%) CCNA
7 8 (2.69%) MCTS
8 7 (2.36%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.36%) MCITP
9 5 (1.68%) Degree
9 5 (1.68%) RHCE
10 4 (1.35%) MCDST
10 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.01%) MCSA
12 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.67%) CCNP
12 2 (0.67%) CEH
12 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.67%) MCP
12 2 (0.67%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.70%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 149 (50.17%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (14.48%) Hyper-V
4 32 (10.77%) vSphere
5 31 (10.44%) XenApp
6 18 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 16 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.70%) Firmware
9 10 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (3.03%) XenDesktop
11 8 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (1.68%) KVM
13 5 (1.68%) vCloud
14 3 (1.01%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.67%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (13.13%) SCCM
2 15 (5.05%) SCOM
3 11 (3.70%) Puppet
4 10 (3.37%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.03%) WSUS
6 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (2.02%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.68%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.01%) Ansible
10 3 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.67%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.67%) vRealize
12 1 (0.34%) DameWare
Vendors
1 135 (45.45%) VMware
2 89 (29.97%) Microsoft
3 57 (19.19%) Citrix
4 45 (15.15%) HP
5 35 (11.78%) Cisco
6 27 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 23 (7.74%) NetApp
8 21 (7.07%) IBM
9 20 (6.73%) EMC
10 15 (5.05%) Symantec
11 14 (4.71%) Dell
12 13 (4.38%) Intel Security
13 12 (4.04%) Oracle
14 8 (2.69%) BMC
14 8 (2.69%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.69%) Veeam
15 6 (2.02%) ThinPrint
16 5 (1.68%) Juniper
16 5 (1.68%) Splunk
17 4 (1.35%) Sophos
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