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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 404 389 395
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 176 176 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 90 96
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£300 £285 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £185 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 19
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £189.00 £33.70 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -22.63%
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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -5 64 £325 -4.41% 9
South East -20 33 £290 +5.45% 4
South West -23 20 £225 -30.76% 5
East of England -26 14 £238 -14.41% 2
North West -3 13 £275 +27.90% 2
West Midlands -3 13 £425 +79.89% 3
Yorkshire +13 12 £337 +42.00% 1
East Midlands +4 6 £258 -0.48% 1
North East -18 4 £318 +18.69%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 266 (80.61%) Windows
2 178 (53.94%) Active Directory
3 173 (52.42%) VMware
3 173 (52.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 124 (37.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 106 (32.12%) Microsoft
6 97 (29.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (25.15%) DNS
8 80 (24.24%) MS Exchange
9 78 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 71 (21.52%) Citrix
11 69 (20.91%) DHCP
12 64 (19.39%) HP
13 61 (18.48%) SCCM
14 57 (17.27%) SQL
15 56 (16.97%) SAN
16 55 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 53 (16.06%) PowerShell
18 52 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2010
19 48 (14.55%) Migration
20 47 (14.24%) SQL Server
21 45 (13.64%) Cisco
22 42 (12.73%) MCSE
22 42 (12.73%) Security Cleared
23 39 (11.82%) ITIL
24 37 (11.21%) MS Excel
25 36 (10.91%) Hyper-V
25 36 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
26 35 (10.61%) Finance
27 34 (10.30%) TCP/IP

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 80 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 52 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (6.97%) SharePoint
5 22 (6.67%) IIS
6 13 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.52%) Lync
8 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.52%) SAS
9 4 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.91%) Apache
10 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.61%) CMS
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.30%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.61%) Office 365
4 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 83 (25.15%) DNS
2 69 (20.91%) DHCP
3 56 (16.97%) SAN
4 34 (10.30%) TCP/IP
5 27 (8.18%) LAN
5 27 (8.18%) WAN
6 25 (7.58%) Firewall
7 12 (3.64%) VPN
8 9 (2.73%) NAS
8 9 (2.73%) NetScaler
9 8 (2.42%) Internet
10 6 (1.82%) LDAP
10 6 (1.82%) IPv4
10 6 (1.82%) IPv6
11 4 (1.21%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.21%) SNMP
11 4 (1.21%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.21%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.21%) MySQL
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.30%) QlikView
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.30%) Mocha
3 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.30%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (10.61%) Finance
2 15 (4.55%) Banking
3 9 (2.73%) Law
4 6 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.82%) Local Government
5 4 (1.21%) Legal
6 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
8 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.73%) .NET
2 8 (2.42%) Web Services
3 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.61%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.30%) WCF
5 1 (0.30%) jQuery
5 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.30%) REST
5 1 (0.30%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.30%) OCX
5 1 (0.30%) OLE
5 1 (0.30%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.30%) WinForms
5 1 (0.30%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.67%) Clustering
2 10 (3.03%) Replication
3 7 (2.12%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.82%) PKI
4 6 (1.82%) iPad
5 4 (1.21%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.21%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.91%) Video Editing
7 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.61%) NHS
7 2 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.30%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.30%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.30%) CESG
8 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.30%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 266 (80.61%) Windows
2 173 (52.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (37.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (8.79%) Windows 7
6 21 (6.36%) Linux
7 13 (3.94%) Windows XP
7 13 (3.94%) UNIX
8 9 (2.73%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.21%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.61%) CentOS
12 2 (0.61%) SUSE
12 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.61%) VMS
12 2 (0.61%) Solaris
13 1 (0.30%) AIX
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (14.55%) Migration
2 39 (11.82%) ITIL
3 15 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (3.64%) Service Management
6 11 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (2.73%) Load Balancing
8 8 (2.42%) Project Management
9 7 (2.12%) Business Continuity
10 6 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (1.52%) Data Migration
11 5 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (1.21%) Change Management
12 4 (1.21%) Workflow
12 4 (1.21%) Incident Management
12 4 (1.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (1.21%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (1.21%) Software Deployment
12 4 (1.21%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (17.27%) SQL
2 53 (16.06%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.94%) VB
4 9 (2.73%) VBScript
5 6 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.91%) PHP
6 3 (0.91%) C
6 3 (0.91%) C#
7 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.30%) VB6
8 1 (0.30%) Korn
8 1 (0.30%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 55 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (12.73%) MCSE
2 42 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 29 (8.79%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.06%) MCP
5 16 (4.85%) MCITP
6 11 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.12%) CCNA
9 6 (1.82%) MCSA
9 6 (1.82%) CCNP
10 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.91%) MCTS
11 3 (0.91%) CCA
11 3 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.61%) VCP5
13 1 (0.30%) Degree
13 1 (0.30%) NCDA
13 1 (0.30%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.52%) SLA
2 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 178 (53.94%) Active Directory
2 97 (29.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.30%) vSphere
5 24 (7.27%) XenApp
6 20 (6.06%) XenServer
7 15 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 13 (3.94%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.73%) ISA Server
11 8 (2.42%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.21%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.91%) NFS
13 3 (0.91%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.61%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.61%) UAG
15 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 61 (18.48%) SCCM
2 32 (9.70%) SCOM
3 18 (5.45%) WSUS
4 15 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 15 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 14 (4.24%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.21%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.91%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.91%) AppManager
9 2 (0.61%) MOM
9 2 (0.61%) OpenView
9 2 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.30%) Ionix
10 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 173 (52.42%) VMware
2 106 (32.12%) Microsoft
3 71 (21.52%) Citrix
4 64 (19.39%) HP
5 45 (13.64%) Cisco
6 25 (7.58%) Dell
7 22 (6.67%) NetApp
8 18 (5.45%) EMC
9 14 (4.24%) IBM
10 11 (3.33%) Compaq
11 10 (3.03%) Oracle
12 9 (2.73%) McAfee
12 9 (2.73%) Symantec
13 8 (2.42%) Veeam
14 7 (2.12%) LANDesk
14 7 (2.12%) Dell KACE
14 7 (2.12%) ScanSafe
14 7 (2.12%) Apple
15 6 (1.82%) Altiris
15 6 (1.82%) CA
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