The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 62 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.40% 0.68% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £255
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
722 558 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.25% 94.74% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 254 420
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £429 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 15
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.72 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -2.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £117.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the Glasgow region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the Glasgow region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Server Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix