The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 67 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% - 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£230 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £255
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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 Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
818 664 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.33% 92.61% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 308 296
Average daily rate £350 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 82 47
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.20 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Intel