The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 35 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.36% 1.49% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 1.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £251 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.44% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% -34.48%
Server Engineer
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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 Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
261 196 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.57% 97.51% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 103 124
Average daily rate £345 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Server Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix