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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 150 153 135
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.029% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £300 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.00%
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
3246 4058 2966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.33% 95.28% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 2423 1638
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 199
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Windows Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) arcserve
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) arcserve
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos