The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Windows Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 165 141 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.051% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £256 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £339 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -19.35%
Windows Server Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3699 3452 2871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.53% 94.81% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 1950 1541
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 188
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Windows Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Manchester -16 1 £325 +26.82%
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 1
Windows Server Engineer
England

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Windows 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 North West region featuring Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Wiki
5 3 (42.86%) Nagios
5 3 (42.86%) PaaS
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) IaaS

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Wiki
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 3 (42.86%) EdgeSight
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
3 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) EMC