The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 112 128 111
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 9 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.28% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.30% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £320 £205 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.09% -36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £119 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £412 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -
Server Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1877 2679 2685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 93.54% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1394 1443
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 47 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £19.02 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Renfrewshire +1 4 £335 -
Edinburgh +17 2 - -
Glasgow +2 1 £275 +130.12%
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Scotland region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) DHCP
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) Intranet
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) IIS
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) VBScript
8 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.11%) Web Services
9 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) VLAN
9 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.11%) Finance

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Bluemix
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 4 (22.22%) Intranet
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
6 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Project Management
1 2 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) WebSpy