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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 113 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.46% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £315 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £119 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £333 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £298 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.52 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -21.94%
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
2081 3033 2593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.25% 95.17% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1572 1396
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 66
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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
Edinburgh +13 5 £300 +14.28%
Renfrewshire - 3 £340 -
Glasgow +8 1 - -
Fife - 1 £275 -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (54.84%) DNS
4 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
6 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
7 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
8 11 (35.48%) VMware
9 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (29.03%) IIS
11 8 (25.81%) VBScript
11 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (22.58%) DHCP
12 7 (22.58%) SSL
13 6 (19.35%) Internet
14 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (16.13%) Finance
14 5 (16.13%) Banking
14 5 (16.13%) Citrix
14 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
14 5 (16.13%) Oracle
14 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
14 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
14 5 (16.13%) Server Building
14 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
15 4 (12.90%) SCCM
15 4 (12.90%) Cryptography
15 4 (12.90%) SQL

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 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Bluemix
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) DNS
2 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
3 7 (22.58%) DHCP
3 7 (22.58%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) Internet
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
5 3 (9.68%) SNMP
6 2 (6.45%) Intranet
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
6 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.45%) Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Server Building
2 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Network Design
3 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.23%) API Development
4 1 (3.23%) API Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Change Control
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.81%) VBScript
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.45%) vRealize
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Altiris
5 2 (6.45%) AppSense
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) Veeam
6 1 (3.23%) WebSpy