The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 70 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.41% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £24.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.62% -19.58%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
771 727 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.34% 94.54% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 359 374
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 20
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.50 £18.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Server Engineer
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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 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) X.500
2 1 (33.33%) MIIS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware