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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 127 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 20 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.17% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.18% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Median daily rate £325 £300 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +3.37%
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
2724 2820 2518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.68% 95.40% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1444 1385
Median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 68
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 June 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 -3 12 £355 +18.33%
Glasgow +4 6 £129 -35.50%
Renfrewshire -39 1 £275 -8.33%
Scottish Borders - 1 £175 -
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Windows Server
3 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 17 (51.52%) DNS
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) VMware
7 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 11 (33.33%) IIS
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 9 (27.27%) SSL
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
10 8 (24.24%) VBScript
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
12 6 (18.18%) Cryptography
12 6 (18.18%) Internet
12 6 (18.18%) DHCP
13 5 (15.15%) SAN
13 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
13 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (12.12%) SCCM
14 4 (12.12%) Server Building
14 4 (12.12%) SQL
14 4 (12.12%) Citrix
14 4 (12.12%) Banking

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 11 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Bluemix
2 2 (6.06%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) DNS
2 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (27.27%) SSL
4 6 (18.18%) DHCP
4 6 (18.18%) Internet
5 5 (15.15%) SAN
6 3 (9.09%) LAN
6 3 (9.09%) SNMP
6 3 (9.09%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) NAS
8 1 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Windows Server
3 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Server Building
2 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.03%) API Development
4 1 (3.03%) API Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) VBScript
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
2 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Altiris
6 2 (6.06%) AppSense
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds