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 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 424 322 386
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +64
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 199 332 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.69% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 218 123
Median daily rate £300 £310 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 23
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.83 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
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 £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -56 62 £335 - 9
South East -36 41 £295 -2.88% 5
Yorkshire -6 23 £300 -14.28% 2
East of England +9 19 £200 -27.27% 2
North East -40 19 £225 -24.36% 1
West Midlands -25 11 £330 +20.00% 1
North West -15 9 £400 +100.00% 3
South West -10 8 £250 +44.92% 3
East Midlands +4 7 £300 +33.33% 1
Midlands -6 1 £200 -32.20%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 322 (78.92%) Windows
2 275 (67.40%) Windows Server
3 215 (52.70%) Active Directory
4 205 (50.25%) VMware
5 162 (39.71%) Microsoft
6 153 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 137 (33.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 98 (24.02%) ITIL
11 97 (23.77%) DNS
12 89 (21.81%) Citrix
13 82 (20.10%) HP
13 82 (20.10%) MS Exchange
14 78 (19.12%) SQL Server
15 76 (18.63%) SAN
16 73 (17.89%) Data Centre
17 70 (17.16%) SQL
18 65 (15.93%) PowerShell
19 63 (15.44%) Hyper-V
19 63 (15.44%) Migration
20 62 (15.20%) DHCP
21 61 (14.95%) Linux
22 59 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
23 57 (13.97%) vSphere
24 54 (13.24%) MS Excel
25 52 (12.75%) SCCM
26 51 (12.50%) XenApp
26 51 (12.50%) Firewall
27 49 (12.01%) Cisco

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 82 (20.10%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 31 (7.60%) IIS
4 29 (7.11%) SharePoint
5 22 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.70%) Apache
7 9 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.74%) Confluence
10 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.25%) Drupal
12 1 (0.25%) SAS
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.60%) MS Office
3 7 (1.72%) MS Project
3 7 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.07%) Office 365
2 22 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.43%) 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
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (23.77%) DNS
2 76 (18.63%) SAN
3 62 (15.20%) DHCP
4 51 (12.50%) Firewall
5 32 (7.84%) LAN
6 31 (7.60%) WAN
7 21 (5.15%) Internet
8 19 (4.66%) TCP/IP
9 12 (2.94%) VLAN
10 11 (2.70%) Network Security
11 10 (2.45%) Intranet
12 9 (2.21%) SSL
12 9 (2.21%) VPN
12 9 (2.21%) Wireless
13 8 (1.96%) IP Telephony
13 8 (1.96%) VoIP
14 7 (1.72%) Extranet
14 7 (1.72%) HTTP
14 7 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.74%) DB2
5 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.49%) MS Access
6 2 (0.49%) MySQL
6 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.25%) Big Data
7 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.25%) Informix
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.25%) QlikView
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Introscope
2 3 (0.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (11.27%) Finance
2 21 (5.15%) Banking
3 10 (2.45%) Back Office
4 6 (1.47%) Advertising
4 6 (1.47%) Legal
5 4 (0.98%) Retail
5 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.74%) Local Government
6 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.49%) Electronics
7 2 (0.49%) Law
7 2 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.21%) .NET
2 7 (1.72%) Middleware
3 5 (1.23%) Web Services
4 2 (0.49%) SAML
4 2 (0.49%) WAP
4 2 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) HTML
5 1 (0.25%) J2EE
5 1 (0.25%) JSON
5 1 (0.25%) JSON-LD
5 1 (0.25%) MAPI
5 1 (0.25%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.25%) RESTful
5 1 (0.25%) Spring
5 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (17.89%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.82%) Clustering
3 12 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 11 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 11 (2.70%) NHS
5 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.72%) PKI
7 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.23%) EMC VNX
9 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (0.74%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.74%) FMCG
10 3 (0.74%) Replication
10 3 (0.74%) Wiki
11 2 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 322 (78.92%) Windows
2 275 (67.40%) Windows Server
3 153 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 137 (33.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (14.95%) Linux
7 26 (6.37%) Unix
7 26 (6.37%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.94%) AIX
10 7 (1.72%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.23%) SUSE
12 5 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.98%) CentOS
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.98%) Solaris
13 4 (0.98%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (24.02%) ITIL
2 63 (15.44%) Migration
3 30 (7.35%) Project Management
4 25 (6.13%) Server Building
5 23 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (4.66%) Problem Management
7 16 (3.92%) Server Virtualisation
7 16 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 15 (3.68%) High Availability
8 15 (3.68%) Logistics
8 15 (3.68%) Software Deployment
9 14 (3.43%) Capacity Management
10 13 (3.19%) Change Control
10 13 (3.19%) PRINCE2
11 12 (2.94%) Change Management
12 11 (2.70%) CRM
12 11 (2.70%) DevOps
13 10 (2.45%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.45%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (2.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.16%) SQL
2 65 (15.93%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.68%) C
4 9 (2.21%) Java
4 9 (2.21%) VBScript
5 8 (1.96%) Perl
6 6 (1.47%) VB
7 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.98%) C#
8 4 (0.98%) Korn
8 4 (0.98%) PHP
9 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.49%) C++
10 2 (0.49%) Ruby
10 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) Python
11 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (10.78%) MCSE
3 41 (10.05%) Security Cleared
4 26 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 21 (5.15%) MCSA
7 15 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.94%) Degree
9 11 (2.70%) CCNA
10 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.98%) MCITP
12 4 (0.98%) RHCE
13 3 (0.74%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.74%) CCNP
13 3 (0.74%) MCTS
14 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.49%) LPIC
15 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.25%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.19%) SLA
2 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.98%) QA
3 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) BS7799
4 1 (0.25%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 215 (52.70%) Active Directory
2 118 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (15.44%) Hyper-V
4 57 (13.97%) vSphere
5 51 (12.50%) XenApp
6 41 (10.05%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 15 (3.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (2.94%) XenDesktop
11 11 (2.70%) VMware Server
12 10 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (2.45%) XenServer
13 9 (2.21%) Firmware
14 8 (1.96%) UAG
15 7 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.98%) KVM
16 4 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
17 2 (0.49%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 52 (12.75%) SCCM
2 41 (10.05%) SCOM
3 26 (6.37%) Backup Exec
4 25 (6.13%) NetBackup
5 22 (5.39%) WSUS
6 14 (3.43%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (2.70%) Puppet
8 9 (2.21%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (1.72%) IBM BigFix
10 7 (1.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 6 (1.47%) Ansible
12 5 (1.23%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.98%) Nagios
13 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 205 (50.25%) VMware
2 162 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 89 (21.81%) Citrix
4 82 (20.10%) HP
5 49 (12.01%) Cisco
6 34 (8.33%) IBM
7 31 (7.60%) EMC
8 30 (7.35%) NetApp
9 21 (5.15%) Symantec
10 20 (4.90%) Dell
11 18 (4.41%) Red Hat
12 17 (4.17%) Intel Security
13 13 (3.19%) Oracle
14 11 (2.70%) CommVault
15 8 (1.96%) Juniper
16 7 (1.72%) 3PAR
17 6 (1.47%) SolarWinds
18 5 (1.23%) Intel
18 5 (1.23%) Mitel
18 5 (1.23%) Sun
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