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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 364 410 397
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 231 175 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 79 72
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£300 £300 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £189 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
- +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 28
Average hourly rate £19.63 £20.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.26% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £31.75 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-13.09% -19.23%
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 +30 77 £355 +10.93% 8
South East +2 63 £290 +3.57% 12
Yorkshire +7 28 £239 -36.33% 4
West Midlands +1 21 £300 -16.08% 3
South West +11 15 £245 -31.94% 2
East Midlands +14 13 £169 - 1
East of England +8 8 £250 +21.95% 2
North West -32 7 £220 -12.00% 2
North East -2 3 £325 -13.33%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 359 (83.88%) Windows
2 254 (59.35%) VMware
3 241 (56.31%) Active Directory
4 190 (44.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 172 (40.19%) Microsoft
6 158 (36.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 144 (33.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 130 (30.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 122 (28.50%) MS Exchange
10 109 (25.47%) SAN
11 97 (22.66%) DNS
12 80 (18.69%) HP
13 76 (17.76%) DHCP
14 75 (17.52%) ITIL
15 70 (16.36%) Citrix
16 67 (15.65%) SQL Server
17 63 (14.72%) SQL
18 62 (14.49%) Migration
19 58 (13.55%) Cisco
20 55 (12.85%) SCCM
21 54 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
22 53 (12.38%) Security Cleared
22 53 (12.38%) vSphere
23 52 (12.15%) Hyper-V
24 46 (10.75%) Firewall
24 46 (10.75%) MCSE
25 44 (10.28%) Clustering
26 43 (10.05%) Finance
27 42 (9.81%) IIS
28 39 (9.11%) EMC

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 122 (28.50%) MS Exchange
2 42 (9.81%) IIS
3 38 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (5.84%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (3.74%) Lync
7 14 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.87%) Apache
8 8 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.40%) GroupWise
9 6 (1.40%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.80%) Office 365
3 4 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (25.47%) SAN
2 97 (22.66%) DNS
3 76 (17.76%) DHCP
4 46 (10.75%) Firewall
5 26 (6.07%) TCP/IP
6 22 (5.14%) NAS
7 20 (4.67%) WAN
8 19 (4.44%) LAN
9 12 (2.80%) Internet
10 9 (2.10%) SMTP
10 9 (2.10%) VPN
11 8 (1.87%) NetScaler
11 8 (1.87%) VLAN
11 8 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (1.87%) LDAP
12 7 (1.64%) DMZ
13 6 (1.40%) IMAP
13 6 (1.40%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.40%) POP3
14 5 (1.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.70%) MySQL
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.47%) DTS
8 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.23%) DB2
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Mocha
1 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.70%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (10.05%) Finance
2 16 (3.74%) Banking
3 10 (2.34%) Legal
4 6 (1.40%) Law
5 4 (0.93%) Local Government
5 4 (0.93%) Retail
5 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.70%) Back Office
6 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
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%) Billing
7 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.80%) .NET
2 6 (1.40%) Web Services
3 4 (0.93%) J2EE
3 4 (0.93%) XML
4 3 (0.70%) RESTful
5 2 (0.47%) Middleware
5 2 (0.47%) HTML
5 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.47%) COM+
6 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.28%) Clustering
2 16 (3.74%) PKI
3 12 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.80%) NHS
3 12 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 7 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.40%) Replication
6 5 (1.17%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.17%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.70%) Social Network
9 2 (0.47%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.47%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.47%) CMDB
9 2 (0.47%) PDA
10 1 (0.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 359 (83.88%) Windows
2 190 (44.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 158 (36.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 144 (33.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (8.64%) Windows 7
6 32 (7.48%) Linux
7 12 (2.80%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.34%) UNIX
9 9 (2.10%) Windows 2000
9 9 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.10%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.64%) Solaris
11 5 (1.17%) CentOS
12 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.70%) SUSE
13 3 (0.70%) Android
13 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.47%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (17.52%) ITIL
2 62 (14.49%) Migration
3 17 (3.97%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (3.27%) Change Management
5 10 (2.34%) Service Management
6 9 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (2.10%) Incident Management
7 8 (1.87%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (1.87%) Business Continuity
7 8 (1.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (1.87%) Service Delivery
8 7 (1.64%) Validation
8 7 (1.64%) Mentoring
9 6 (1.40%) Software Deployment
9 6 (1.40%) Project Management
10 5 (1.17%) Change Control
10 5 (1.17%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (0.93%) Capacity Management
11 4 (0.93%) Performance Testing
11 4 (0.93%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.72%) SQL
2 35 (8.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.40%) Perl
3 6 (1.40%) Java
3 6 (1.40%) C#
4 5 (1.17%) C
4 5 (1.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.93%) VB
5 4 (0.93%) Jython
6 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.70%) VBScript
7 2 (0.47%) Python
8 1 (0.23%) C++
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (12.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (12.38%) Security Cleared
3 46 (10.75%) MCSE
4 30 (7.01%) SC Cleared
5 28 (6.54%) MCITP
6 22 (5.14%) DV Cleared
7 20 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.10%) Degree
9 8 (1.87%) CCNA
9 8 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.87%) MCP
10 7 (1.64%) MCTS
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%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.93%) MCSA
14 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 241 (56.31%) Active Directory
2 130 (30.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (12.38%) vSphere
4 52 (12.15%) Hyper-V
5 29 (6.78%) XenApp
6 25 (5.84%) VMware ESX
6 25 (5.84%) XenDesktop
7 16 (3.74%) VMware Server
8 14 (3.27%) XenServer
9 7 (1.64%) ISA Server
9 7 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.40%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.17%) Postfix
12 4 (0.93%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.47%) vCloud
14 2 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.47%) UAG
14 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 55 (12.85%) SCCM
2 23 (5.37%) SCOM
3 12 (2.80%) WSUS
4 9 (2.10%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (1.87%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.93%) Puppet
6 4 (0.93%) ZENworks
6 4 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.70%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.23%) MOM
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 254 (59.35%) VMware
2 172 (40.19%) Microsoft
3 80 (18.69%) HP
4 70 (16.36%) Citrix
5 58 (13.55%) Cisco
6 39 (9.11%) EMC
6 39 (9.11%) NetApp
7 25 (5.84%) Dell
8 13 (3.04%) AppSense
8 13 (3.04%) IBM
8 13 (3.04%) McAfee
9 12 (2.80%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.57%) Novell
11 10 (2.34%) Symantec
12 9 (2.10%) Oracle
13 8 (1.87%) 3PAR
13 8 (1.87%) Sophos
14 7 (1.64%) Wyse
14 7 (1.64%) Juniper
14 7 (1.64%) SolarWinds
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