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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
UK / England
Rank 442 436 323
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -113
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 125 171 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.39% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 98 173
Median daily rate £325 £275 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £384 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 24
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.40 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% +5.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £18.00 £16.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.49 £43.40 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -3.44%

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
38645 44135 43796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.90% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25340 28509 27973
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1619 1749
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
South East +17 46 £325 +13.04% 17
London -20 39 £375 +15.38% 8
Yorkshire +13 12 £350 +62.79% 3
North West +13 7 £325 +44.44%
East Midlands +7 6 £325 +31.31% 2
West Midlands +4 6 £170 -43.33%
East of England -5 4 £250 +47.05% 3
North East -15 4 - -
South West +6 3 £130 -49.01%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 195 (77.08%) Windows
2 164 (64.82%) Windows Server
3 136 (53.75%) Active Directory
4 120 (47.43%) VMware
5 99 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (29.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (29.25%) DNS
8 71 (28.06%) Microsoft
9 56 (22.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 43 (17.00%) Linux
11 42 (16.60%) DHCP
12 40 (15.81%) MS Exchange
12 40 (15.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (15.42%) HP
14 37 (14.62%) Citrix
14 37 (14.62%) Security Cleared
15 36 (14.23%) vSphere
16 35 (13.83%) SAN
16 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
17 34 (13.44%) ITIL
17 34 (13.44%) PowerShell
18 33 (13.04%) SC Cleared
19 32 (12.65%) Cisco
20 31 (12.25%) Firewall
20 31 (12.25%) Hyper-V
21 30 (11.86%) Migration
22 29 (11.46%) SQL
22 29 (11.46%) SCCM
23 28 (11.07%) Finance
24 26 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification

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 40 (15.81%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.14%) IIS
4 9 (3.56%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.56%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.19%) Apache
8 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.79%) Confluence
9 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.72%) Office 365
3 9 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.79%) GitHub
5 2 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 74 (29.25%) DNS
2 42 (16.60%) DHCP
3 35 (13.83%) SAN
4 31 (12.25%) Firewall
5 18 (7.11%) TCP/IP
6 17 (6.72%) Internet
7 15 (5.93%) WAN
8 14 (5.53%) LAN
9 13 (5.14%) VPN
10 12 (4.74%) Intranet
11 9 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (3.16%) VoIP
13 7 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.77%) Skype
13 7 (2.77%) VLAN
14 6 (2.37%) MPLS
14 6 (2.37%) SSL
14 6 (2.37%) Wireless
15 5 (1.98%) LDAP
16 3 (1.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.98%) DB2
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.79%) WhereScape RED
6 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.40%) MS Access
6 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Introscope
2 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (11.07%) Finance
2 10 (3.95%) Banking
3 9 (3.56%) Retail
3 9 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.98%) Law
5 4 (1.58%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.56%) Middleware
2 3 (1.19%) .NET
2 3 (1.19%) J2EE
2 3 (1.19%) XML
3 2 (0.79%) HTML
3 2 (0.79%) JSON
3 2 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.40%) JSON-LD
4 1 (0.40%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.40%) React
4 1 (0.40%) RESTful
4 1 (0.40%) Spring
4 1 (0.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.95%) Clustering
3 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.98%) PKI
4 5 (1.98%) Replication
5 4 (1.58%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.58%) NHS
5 4 (1.58%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.58%) Statistics
6 3 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.79%) DataPower
7 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.40%) Online Games
8 1 (0.40%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 195 (77.08%) Windows
2 164 (64.82%) Windows Server
3 99 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (29.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (22.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (17.00%) Linux
7 23 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 19 (7.51%) Unix
9 10 (3.95%) AIX
10 9 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.77%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (2.77%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.37%) SUSE
12 6 (2.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.98%) Solaris
13 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.58%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.19%) Android
15 3 (1.19%) VMS
15 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.44%) ITIL
2 30 (11.86%) Migration
3 18 (7.11%) Server Building
4 16 (6.32%) High Availability
5 11 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 9 (3.56%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (3.56%) Service Management
7 8 (3.16%) Data Protection
7 8 (3.16%) Problem Management
8 7 (2.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (2.77%) ITIL V3
8 7 (2.77%) ITSM
8 7 (2.77%) Load Balancing
8 7 (2.77%) Time Management
9 6 (2.37%) Server Patching
9 6 (2.37%) Software Deployment
10 5 (1.98%) Data Migration
10 5 (1.98%) E-Commerce
10 5 (1.98%) Logistics
11 4 (1.58%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.44%) PowerShell
2 29 (11.46%) SQL
3 13 (5.14%) Perl
4 9 (3.56%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.77%) Korn
5 7 (2.77%) VBScript
6 6 (2.37%) Java
7 4 (1.58%) Python
8 3 (1.19%) C
8 3 (1.19%) C#
8 3 (1.19%) Jython
9 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 26 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.93%) MCSE
5 13 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.95%) MCITP
6 10 (3.95%) MCSA
7 8 (3.16%) CCNA
8 7 (2.77%) MCP
9 5 (1.98%) MCTS
10 4 (1.58%) Degree
11 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.79%) CCNP
11 2 (0.79%) CEH
11 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.79%) RHCT
11 2 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.40%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 136 (53.75%) Active Directory
2 40 (15.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (14.23%) vSphere
4 31 (12.25%) Hyper-V
5 25 (9.88%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (7.11%) VMware ESX
7 16 (6.32%) XenApp
8 13 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.16%) Firmware
10 7 (2.77%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.98%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.58%) vCloud
13 3 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.40%) iptables
14 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.40%) SRDF
14 1 (0.40%) Veritas File System
14 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (11.46%) SCCM
2 10 (3.95%) Puppet
3 7 (2.77%) Ansible
3 7 (2.77%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.77%) SCOM
3 7 (2.77%) WSUS
4 6 (2.37%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.98%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (1.98%) Nessus
6 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.79%) vRealize
8 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 120 (47.43%) VMware
2 71 (28.06%) Microsoft
3 39 (15.42%) HP
4 37 (14.62%) Citrix
5 32 (12.65%) Cisco
6 17 (6.72%) IBM
7 15 (5.93%) Dell
8 13 (5.14%) NetApp
9 12 (4.74%) EMC
9 12 (4.74%) Intel Security
9 12 (4.74%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.35%) Oracle
11 10 (3.95%) Symantec
12 9 (3.56%) BMC
13 6 (2.37%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.37%) ThinPrint
13 6 (2.37%) Veeam
14 5 (1.98%) LANDesk
14 5 (1.98%) Splunk
15 4 (1.58%) Sophos
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