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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 357 399 400
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 229 161 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 68 63
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £230
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.05 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.52 £31.84 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -20.00%
Server Engineer
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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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1804 1877 2051
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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
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 30 March 2015. 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 +36 70 £368 +16.66% 7
South East -5 67 £290 - 6
Yorkshire +11 27 £200 -33.33% 1
West Midlands +13 24 £300 -25.00% 2
South West -4 16 £188 -47.91% 1
East Midlands -4 11 £138 -49.07% 2
East of England -1 7 £250 - 1
North West -30 7 £275 -5.17% 3
North East +3 3 £325 +5.00%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 364 (84.85%) Windows
2 247 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 246 (57.34%) VMware
4 207 (48.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 176 (41.03%) Microsoft
6 170 (39.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 149 (34.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 131 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 126 (29.37%) MS Exchange
10 104 (24.24%) DNS
10 104 (24.24%) SAN
11 89 (20.75%) ITIL
12 83 (19.35%) DHCP
13 77 (17.95%) SQL Server
13 77 (17.95%) HP
14 72 (16.78%) Citrix
15 71 (16.55%) Hyper-V
16 70 (16.32%) SQL
17 67 (15.62%) Migration
18 60 (13.99%) Clustering
19 57 (13.29%) SCCM
20 56 (13.05%) Microsoft Certification
21 54 (12.59%) Security Cleared
22 52 (12.12%) vSphere
23 51 (11.89%) Cisco
24 48 (11.19%) MCSE
25 45 (10.49%) IIS
26 42 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2007
27 41 (9.56%) Firewall
28 40 (9.32%) Finance

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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
1 126 (29.37%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.49%) IIS
3 42 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (6.06%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.26%) Lync
9 11 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.40%) GroupWise
10 6 (1.40%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.17%) Apache
12 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 36 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.56%) Office 365
2 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (24.24%) DNS
1 104 (24.24%) SAN
2 83 (19.35%) DHCP
3 41 (9.56%) Firewall
4 31 (7.23%) NAS
5 26 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 22 (5.13%) WAN
7 19 (4.43%) LAN
8 13 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (2.80%) Internet
10 11 (2.56%) LDAP
11 10 (2.33%) VPN
11 10 (2.33%) DMZ
12 9 (2.10%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.86%) VLAN
13 8 (1.86%) SMTP
13 8 (1.86%) VoIP
14 6 (1.40%) POP3
14 6 (1.40%) SNMP
14 6 (1.40%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.70%) MySQL
6 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.47%) DTS
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.23%) DB2
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) Mocha
2 1 (0.23%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (9.32%) Finance
2 13 (3.03%) Banking
3 10 (2.33%) Legal
4 6 (1.40%) Law
5 4 (0.93%) Retail
5 4 (0.93%) Local Government
6 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.70%) Back Office
6 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Publishing
7 1 (0.23%) Games
7 1 (0.23%) Marketing
7 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.26%) .NET
2 6 (1.40%) Web Services
3 5 (1.17%) XML
4 4 (0.93%) J2EE
5 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.70%) COM+
6 2 (0.47%) Middleware
6 2 (0.47%) HTML
7 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.23%) RESTful
7 1 (0.23%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.99%) Clustering
2 15 (3.50%) Blackberry
2 15 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.33%) NHS
3 10 (2.33%) Replication
4 9 (2.10%) PKI
5 7 (1.63%) Thin Client
5 7 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.17%) Celerra
6 5 (1.17%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.17%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.47%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.47%) CMDB
8 2 (0.47%) PDA
8 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.23%) Life Science
9 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 364 (84.85%) Windows
2 207 (48.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 170 (39.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 149 (34.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (8.39%) Windows 7
6 23 (5.36%) Linux
7 15 (3.50%) UNIX
8 12 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.10%) Solaris
10 7 (1.63%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.63%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.93%) CentOS
14 3 (0.70%) SUSE
15 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.47%) NetWare
15 2 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (20.75%) ITIL
2 67 (15.62%) Migration
3 17 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (3.03%) Change Management
5 10 (2.33%) Service Management
5 10 (2.33%) Change Control
6 9 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (2.10%) ITIL V3
6 9 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (2.10%) Incident Management
7 8 (1.86%) Business Continuity
7 8 (1.86%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (1.63%) Mentoring
8 7 (1.63%) Validation
8 7 (1.63%) Service Delivery
9 6 (1.40%) Software Deployment
10 5 (1.17%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (1.17%) Project Management
11 4 (0.93%) Regression Testing
11 4 (0.93%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.32%) SQL
2 34 (7.93%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.40%) C#
3 6 (1.40%) Java
4 5 (1.17%) C
4 5 (1.17%) Perl
5 4 (0.93%) Jython
5 4 (0.93%) VBScript
5 4 (0.93%) VB
6 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) C++
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (13.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (12.59%) Security Cleared
3 48 (11.19%) MCSE
4 29 (6.76%) SC Cleared
5 24 (5.59%) MCITP
6 22 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.96%) MCP
8 12 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.33%) Degree
10 8 (1.86%) MCTS
11 6 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.40%) CCA
11 6 (1.40%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.17%) CCEA
12 5 (1.17%) CCIA
13 4 (0.93%) MCSA
14 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.47%) CCNA
15 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.23%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 247 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 131 (30.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (16.55%) Hyper-V
4 52 (12.12%) vSphere
5 28 (6.53%) XenApp
6 24 (5.59%) VMware ESX
6 24 (5.59%) XenDesktop
7 19 (4.43%) VMware Server
8 13 (3.03%) XenServer
9 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (2.10%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.63%) ISA Server
13 6 (1.40%) Terminal Server
14 5 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (1.17%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.70%) Postfix
16 2 (0.47%) Xen
16 2 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 57 (13.29%) SCCM
2 24 (5.59%) SCOM
3 10 (2.33%) WSUS
3 10 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
3 10 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (0.93%) Puppet
6 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.70%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.70%) ZENworks
6 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.47%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 246 (57.34%) VMware
2 176 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 77 (17.95%) HP
4 72 (16.78%) Citrix
5 51 (11.89%) Cisco
6 38 (8.86%) EMC
7 26 (6.06%) NetApp
8 23 (5.36%) Dell
9 12 (2.80%) AppSense
9 12 (2.80%) McAfee
10 11 (2.56%) Novell
10 11 (2.56%) IBM
11 8 (1.86%) Juniper
11 8 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.86%) Symantec
11 8 (1.86%) Sophos
11 8 (1.86%) 3PAR
12 7 (1.63%) FalconStor
12 7 (1.63%) Wyse
12 7 (1.63%) SolarWinds
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