The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 400 394 386
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 185 175 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 97 99
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£290 £268 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 21
Average hourly rate £23.25 £20.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.41% -29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.08 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.43 £31.56 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -31.66%
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 69 £325 -14.47% 18
South East -4 33 £300 +12.14% 14
West Midlands -5 23 £350 +47.36% 3
South West -48 16 £225 -21.05% 5
East of England -23 15 £238 +2.15% 1
Yorkshire +4 12 £362 +52.42% 1
North West -7 12 £275 +22.22% 1
East Midlands +7 6 £258 +18.39% 1
North East -31 2 £335 +25.23%
Server Engineer
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Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title.

1 274 (81.31%) Windows
2 173 (51.34%) Active Directory
3 171 (50.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 166 (49.26%) VMware
5 125 (37.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (29.08%) Microsoft
7 86 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 85 (25.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 78 (23.15%) MS Exchange
10 73 (21.66%) DNS
11 69 (20.47%) Citrix
12 63 (18.69%) HP
13 59 (17.51%) DHCP
13 59 (17.51%) SQL
13 59 (17.51%) SCCM
14 55 (16.32%) SAN
15 53 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 50 (14.84%) PowerShell
17 48 (14.24%) SQL Server
18 47 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
19 46 (13.65%) Cisco
20 44 (13.06%) Migration
21 41 (12.17%) Security Cleared
22 40 (11.87%) SCOM
23 37 (10.98%) Finance
23 37 (10.98%) MS Excel
23 37 (10.98%) ITIL
24 36 (10.68%) TCP/IP
25 33 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2007
25 33 (9.79%) MCSE

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 78 (23.15%) MS Exchange
2 53 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (6.53%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.23%) IIS
6 15 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.78%) Lync
9 5 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.19%) SAS
10 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.59%) CMS
12 2 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.30%) Node.js
13 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.56%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.30%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (21.66%) DNS
2 59 (17.51%) DHCP
3 55 (16.32%) SAN
4 36 (10.68%) TCP/IP
5 29 (8.61%) LAN
5 29 (8.61%) WAN
6 28 (8.31%) Firewall
7 15 (4.45%) VPN
8 9 (2.67%) NAS
9 7 (2.08%) Internet
10 6 (1.78%) IPv4
10 6 (1.78%) IPv6
10 6 (1.78%) Kerberos
10 6 (1.78%) LDAP
10 6 (1.78%) VLAN
10 6 (1.78%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.48%) VoIP
12 4 (1.19%) SNMP
12 4 (1.19%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.59%) MySQL
8 2 (0.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) Big Data
9 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.30%) QlikView
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.59%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.30%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.30%) Mocha
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 37 (10.98%) Finance
2 17 (5.04%) Banking
3 9 (2.67%) Law
4 7 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.78%) Local Government
6 4 (1.19%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.56%) .NET
2 8 (2.37%) Web Services
3 4 (1.19%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.59%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.30%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.30%) WCF
6 1 (0.30%) jQuery
6 1 (0.30%) ActiveX
6 1 (0.30%) Middleware
6 1 (0.30%) OCX
6 1 (0.30%) OLE
6 1 (0.30%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.30%) WinForms
6 1 (0.30%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.82%) Clustering
2 10 (2.97%) Replication
3 9 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.67%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.78%) PKI
4 6 (1.78%) iPad
5 5 (1.48%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.48%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.89%) Open Source
6 3 (0.89%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.59%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.59%) CMDB
7 2 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.59%) Kindle
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.30%) iSeries
8 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 274 (81.31%) Windows
2 171 (50.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (37.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 85 (25.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (8.90%) Windows 7
6 23 (6.82%) Linux
7 14 (4.15%) Windows XP
7 14 (4.15%) UNIX
8 9 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.19%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.59%) VMS
11 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.59%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (13.06%) Migration
2 37 (10.98%) ITIL
3 14 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (3.56%) Service Management
6 11 (3.26%) Change Management
7 10 (2.97%) Business Continuity
8 8 (2.37%) Project Management
9 6 (1.78%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (1.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (1.78%) Load Balancing
9 6 (1.78%) Mentoring
9 6 (1.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (1.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (1.48%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (1.48%) Incident Management
10 5 (1.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (1.19%) Problem Management
11 4 (1.19%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.51%) SQL
2 50 (14.84%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.15%) VB
4 9 (2.67%) VBScript
5 6 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.48%) Perl
6 5 (1.48%) C#
7 3 (0.89%) PHP
7 3 (0.89%) C
7 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.59%) Korn
8 2 (0.59%) Ruby
8 2 (0.59%) C++
8 2 (0.59%) Java
8 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.59%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (12.17%) Security Cleared
3 33 (9.79%) MCSE
4 29 (8.61%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.45%) MCP
6 12 (3.56%) MCITP
7 11 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.37%) CCNA
9 8 (2.37%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.78%) CCNP
10 6 (1.78%) MCSA
11 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.89%) CCA
12 3 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.89%) MCTS
13 1 (0.30%) CRISC
13 1 (0.30%) CCEE
13 1 (0.30%) VCP5
13 1 (0.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.78%) SLA
2 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.89%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 173 (51.34%) Active Directory
2 86 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.50%) vSphere
4 28 (8.31%) Hyper-V
5 20 (5.93%) XenApp
6 17 (5.04%) XenServer
7 14 (4.15%) VMware ESX
8 12 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.97%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.67%) VMware Server
10 9 (2.67%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.19%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.89%) NFS
12 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.59%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.59%) UAG
14 1 (0.30%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 59 (17.51%) SCCM
2 40 (11.87%) SCOM
3 19 (5.64%) WSUS
4 16 (4.75%) NetBackup
5 15 (4.45%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.67%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.19%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.89%) AppManager
9 3 (0.89%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.59%) Nagios
10 2 (0.59%) MOM
10 2 (0.59%) OpenView
10 2 (0.59%) Puppet
10 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.30%) Ionix
Vendors
1 166 (49.26%) VMware
2 98 (29.08%) Microsoft
3 69 (20.47%) Citrix
4 63 (18.69%) HP
5 46 (13.65%) Cisco
6 25 (7.42%) EMC
7 23 (6.82%) Dell
8 21 (6.23%) NetApp
9 14 (4.15%) IBM
10 10 (2.97%) Oracle
11 9 (2.67%) Symantec
11 9 (2.67%) McAfee
12 8 (2.37%) Veeam
13 7 (2.08%) Dell KACE
13 7 (2.08%) ScanSafe
13 7 (2.08%) LANDesk
13 7 (2.08%) Apple
13 7 (2.08%) Altiris
14 6 (1.78%) Compaq
14 6 (1.78%) SolarWinds
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