The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 416 375 395
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 176 128 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 87
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £26.00 £21.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £16.80 £14.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £34.45 £163.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +15.40%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Server Engineer
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +8 58 £280 +14.28% 8
London -13 49 £320 -17.94% 10
East of England -15 22 £205 -36.92% 2
North West -3 20 £250 +9.89%
West Midlands -12 10 £400 +49.53%
South West -19 8 £360 +105.71% 3
East Midlands -10 4 - -
Yorkshire -31 3 £375 +13.63% 5
North East - 1 £375 - 2
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Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 288 (83.97%) Windows
2 174 (50.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 168 (48.98%) Active Directory
4 165 (48.10%) VMware
5 145 (42.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 142 (41.40%) Microsoft
7 90 (26.24%) MS Exchange
8 88 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 84 (24.49%) Citrix
10 78 (22.74%) DNS
11 68 (19.83%) HP
11 68 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 66 (19.24%) SQL
13 65 (18.95%) Security Cleared
14 54 (15.74%) SQL Server
15 52 (15.16%) SCCM
16 51 (14.87%) SAN
17 48 (13.99%) DHCP
17 48 (13.99%) PowerShell
17 48 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
18 45 (13.12%) Hyper-V
19 44 (12.83%) SC Cleared
19 44 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 42 (12.24%) TCP/IP
21 41 (11.95%) MS Excel
22 38 (11.08%) Migration
22 38 (11.08%) vSphere
23 37 (10.79%) Finance
24 36 (10.50%) MCSE
25 35 (10.20%) ITIL

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 90 (26.24%) MS Exchange
2 48 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (10.20%) IIS
4 32 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (7.00%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.92%) Lync
10 8 (2.33%) MS Project Server
11 5 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.17%) Apache
12 4 (1.17%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.58%) SAS
14 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 41 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.54%) MS Office
3 8 (2.33%) MS Project
4 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.74%) DNS
2 51 (14.87%) SAN
3 48 (13.99%) DHCP
4 42 (12.24%) TCP/IP
5 27 (7.87%) LAN
6 24 (7.00%) WAN
7 16 (4.66%) Firewall
8 13 (3.79%) NetScaler
9 10 (2.92%) VLAN
10 8 (2.33%) LDAP
11 6 (1.75%) NAS
11 6 (1.75%) Internet
11 6 (1.75%) VoIP
12 5 (1.46%) SMS
12 5 (1.46%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.17%) SSL
13 4 (1.17%) Wireless
14 3 (0.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (0.87%) MySQL
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (10.79%) Finance
2 14 (4.08%) Local Government
3 10 (2.92%) Banking
4 9 (2.62%) Law
5 5 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.87%) Military
7 3 (0.87%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.46%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 4 (1.17%) ActiveX
2 4 (1.17%) OCX
2 4 (1.17%) DAO
3 2 (0.58%) .NET
3 2 (0.58%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.29%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.29%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
4 1 (0.29%) Middleware
4 1 (0.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.45%) Clustering
2 17 (4.96%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.21%) Replication
4 8 (2.33%) PKI
5 7 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.46%) Firmware
8 3 (0.87%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.87%) NHS
8 3 (0.87%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.87%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.29%) CESG
9 1 (0.29%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) Open Source
9 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.29%) Statistics
9 1 (0.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 288 (83.97%) Windows
2 174 (50.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 145 (42.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (6.71%) Linux
6 22 (6.41%) Windows 7
6 22 (6.41%) Windows XP
7 16 (4.66%) UNIX
8 15 (4.37%) Solaris
9 10 (2.92%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.46%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.58%) NetWare
12 2 (0.58%) AIX
12 2 (0.58%) SUSE
13 1 (0.29%) HPUX
13 1 (0.29%) VMS
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (11.08%) Migration
2 35 (10.20%) ITIL
3 17 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (4.37%) Project Management
5 11 (3.21%) Problem Management
6 9 (2.62%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (2.62%) Load Balancing
7 8 (2.33%) Release Management
7 8 (2.33%) Server Monitoring
7 8 (2.33%) Change Management
8 7 (2.04%) Business Continuity
8 7 (2.04%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (1.75%) Capacity Management
9 6 (1.75%) Workflow
10 5 (1.46%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (1.46%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (1.46%) Business Process Improvement
10 5 (1.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.24%) SQL
2 48 (13.99%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.50%) VB
4 6 (1.75%) VBScript
5 5 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.17%) VB6
7 3 (0.87%) C
7 3 (0.87%) Perl
7 3 (0.87%) LINC
8 2 (0.58%) Korn
8 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 65 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.83%) SC Cleared
2 44 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (10.50%) MCSE
4 13 (3.79%) MCITP
5 10 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (2.62%) MCP
7 7 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.46%) MCSA
9 5 (1.46%) CCNA
10 4 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.87%) CCA
12 2 (0.58%) VCDX
12 2 (0.58%) VCAP
12 2 (0.58%) CCEE
12 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.58%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.29%) RHCA
13 1 (0.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.12%) SLA
2 5 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 168 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 88 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (13.12%) Hyper-V
4 38 (11.08%) vSphere
5 28 (8.16%) XenApp
6 23 (6.71%) VMware ESX
7 22 (6.41%) XenDesktop
8 20 (5.83%) XenServer
9 17 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (3.21%) ISA Server
11 9 (2.62%) VMware Server
12 8 (2.33%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.46%) NLBS
15 4 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.87%) UAG
16 3 (0.87%) Xen
17 2 (0.58%) vCloud
17 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (15.16%) SCCM
2 25 (7.29%) SCOM
3 13 (3.79%) SCVMM
4 12 (3.50%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.92%) HP Data Protector
6 9 (2.62%) WSUS
7 8 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (2.04%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.75%) OpenView
10 4 (1.17%) MOM
10 4 (1.17%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.87%) Legato
11 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.87%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.58%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.58%) DameWare
13 1 (0.29%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 165 (48.10%) VMware
2 142 (41.40%) Microsoft
3 84 (24.49%) Citrix
4 68 (19.83%) HP
5 26 (7.58%) Cisco
6 25 (7.29%) EMC
6 25 (7.29%) Symantec
7 21 (6.12%) Dell
8 17 (4.96%) NetApp
9 14 (4.08%) Oracle
9 14 (4.08%) McAfee
10 9 (2.62%) Compaq
11 8 (2.33%) IBM
12 7 (2.04%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.75%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.75%) AppSense
14 5 (1.46%) Remedy
14 5 (1.46%) Websense
14 5 (1.46%) CA
14 5 (1.46%) CommVault
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £24 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Orderwork
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago