The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 432 332 404
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +72
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 194 327 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.67% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 211 131
Median daily rate £300 £320 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £197 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £412 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £253
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 18
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £18.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.90 £78.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.01% -4.87%
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
47229 49071 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.85% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31077 31733 28907
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1408 1851 1923
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -77 48 £334 +1.90% 12
South East -28 43 £260 -13.33% 13
East of England +16 27 £300 - 2
Yorkshire -3 23 £300 -20.00% 9
North East -26 22 £225 -17.50% 1
North West -1 13 £325 +40.99% 10
East Midlands +4 7 £325 +36.84% 2
South West -18 5 £344 +76.28% 3
West Midlands -34 5 £338 +12.50% 1
Midlands -4 2 £200 -32.20%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 325 (77.94%) Windows
2 280 (67.15%) Windows Server
3 218 (52.28%) VMware
4 216 (51.80%) Active Directory
5 173 (41.49%) Microsoft
6 160 (38.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 140 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 120 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 110 (26.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 104 (24.94%) DNS
11 97 (23.26%) Citrix
12 95 (22.78%) ITIL
13 83 (19.90%) SQL Server
14 79 (18.94%) HP
15 76 (18.23%) MS Exchange
16 73 (17.51%) SAN
17 72 (17.27%) Data Centre
18 67 (16.07%) Linux
19 66 (15.83%) DHCP
19 66 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 65 (15.59%) SQL
20 65 (15.59%) PowerShell
21 64 (15.35%) Migration
22 63 (15.11%) Hyper-V
23 60 (14.39%) SCCM
24 52 (12.47%) XenApp
24 52 (12.47%) vSphere
25 49 (11.75%) Firewall
25 49 (11.75%) MS Excel
26 48 (11.51%) Finance

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (18.23%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.39%) IIS
3 33 (7.91%) Skype for Business
4 30 (7.19%) SharePoint
5 24 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.16%) Apache
7 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.72%) Confluence
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 49 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.76%) MS Office
3 8 (1.92%) MS Project
3 8 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.35%) Office 365
2 27 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.96%) IaaS
6 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.72%) PaaS
7 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (24.94%) DNS
2 73 (17.51%) SAN
3 66 (15.83%) DHCP
4 49 (11.75%) Firewall
5 32 (7.67%) LAN
6 31 (7.43%) WAN
7 20 (4.80%) Internet
8 14 (3.36%) TCP/IP
9 13 (3.12%) VLAN
10 11 (2.64%) Network Security
11 9 (2.16%) Intranet
11 9 (2.16%) SSL
11 9 (2.16%) Wireless
12 8 (1.92%) Extranet
12 8 (1.92%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.92%) Skype
13 7 (1.68%) VPN
14 6 (1.44%) NAS
14 6 (1.44%) Unified Communications
14 6 (1.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.72%) DB2
6 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.48%) MS Access
7 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.24%) Informix
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.24%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Introscope
2 3 (0.72%) JIRA
3 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) WiX
General
1 48 (11.51%) Finance
2 20 (4.80%) Banking
3 11 (2.64%) Back Office
4 6 (1.44%) Advertising
5 5 (1.20%) Legal
5 5 (1.20%) Local Government
5 5 (1.20%) Retail
5 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.48%) Electronics
7 2 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.40%) .NET
2 6 (1.44%) Middleware
3 5 (1.20%) Web Services
4 2 (0.48%) WAP
4 2 (0.48%) XML
5 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
5 1 (0.24%) HTML
5 1 (0.24%) J2EE
5 1 (0.24%) JSON
5 1 (0.24%) JSON-LD
5 1 (0.24%) MAPI
5 1 (0.24%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.24%) RESTful
5 1 (0.24%) SAML
5 1 (0.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.27%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.59%) Clustering
3 11 (2.64%) Mathematics
4 10 (2.40%) NHS
5 8 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.20%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.20%) PKI
7 5 (1.20%) Replication
8 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.96%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.72%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 325 (77.94%) Windows
2 280 (67.15%) Windows Server
3 160 (38.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 140 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (26.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 67 (16.07%) Linux
7 28 (6.71%) Unix
8 25 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (6.00%) Windows 7
9 15 (3.60%) AIX
10 9 (2.16%) Solaris
11 8 (1.92%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.44%) CentOS
12 6 (1.44%) SUSE
13 5 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.20%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.96%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.78%) ITIL
2 64 (15.35%) Migration
3 30 (7.19%) Project Management
4 26 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (4.80%) Server Building
6 18 (4.32%) High Availability
7 17 (4.08%) Capacity Management
8 16 (3.84%) Change Control
8 16 (3.84%) Problem Management
8 16 (3.84%) Server Virtualisation
8 16 (3.84%) Service Delivery
8 16 (3.84%) Software Deployment
9 13 (3.12%) Load Balancing
9 13 (3.12%) PRINCE2
10 12 (2.88%) Change Management
10 12 (2.88%) Logistics
11 11 (2.64%) Configuration Management
11 11 (2.64%) CRM
11 11 (2.64%) DevOps
11 11 (2.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.59%) PowerShell
1 65 (15.59%) SQL
2 14 (3.36%) C
3 12 (2.88%) Perl
4 9 (2.16%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.16%) VBScript
5 8 (1.92%) Java
6 7 (1.68%) PHP
6 7 (1.68%) VB
7 5 (1.20%) Korn
7 5 (1.20%) Ruby
8 4 (0.96%) C#
8 4 (0.96%) Python
9 3 (0.72%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (11.27%) MCSE
3 42 (10.07%) Security Cleared
4 28 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (5.76%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.32%) MCSA
7 17 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.36%) CCNA
9 11 (2.64%) Degree
10 8 (1.92%) MCITP
11 7 (1.68%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.44%) MCTS
12 6 (1.44%) RHCE
13 4 (0.96%) MCDST
14 3 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.48%) LPIC
16 1 (0.24%) CCA
16 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
16 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.84%) SLA
2 5 (1.20%) QA
3 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) BS7799
5 1 (0.24%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 216 (51.80%) Active Directory
2 120 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (15.11%) Hyper-V
4 52 (12.47%) vSphere
4 52 (12.47%) XenApp
5 40 (9.59%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (7.67%) VMware ESX
7 17 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (3.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 13 (3.12%) Firmware
9 12 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.64%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.16%) UAG
12 8 (1.92%) VMware Server
12 8 (1.92%) XenServer
13 7 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (1.44%) KVM
14 6 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (14.39%) SCCM
2 44 (10.55%) SCOM
3 24 (5.76%) Backup Exec
4 21 (5.04%) NetBackup
4 21 (5.04%) WSUS
5 14 (3.36%) Puppet
6 13 (3.12%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (2.16%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.92%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (1.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 7 (1.68%) Ansible
9 7 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.72%) Nagios
13 3 (0.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 218 (52.28%) VMware
2 173 (41.49%) Microsoft
3 97 (23.26%) Citrix
4 79 (18.94%) HP
5 47 (11.27%) Cisco
6 40 (9.59%) NetApp
7 37 (8.87%) IBM
8 34 (8.15%) EMC
9 28 (6.71%) Red Hat
10 20 (4.80%) Symantec
11 16 (3.84%) Dell
11 16 (3.84%) Oracle
12 15 (3.60%) Intel Security
13 11 (2.64%) CommVault
13 11 (2.64%) SolarWinds
14 8 (1.92%) Juniper
15 7 (1.68%) Mitel
16 5 (1.20%) 3PAR
16 5 (1.20%) arcserve
16 5 (1.20%) Lumension
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