The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Windows Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Server Engineer
UK
Rank 572 579 534
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 36 49 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.099% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 48
Median daily rate £325 £340 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +12.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £255 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £381 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 - £23.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Windows Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

Windows Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK.

Windows Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Windows Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK.

Windows Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
England +22 34 £333 -5.00% 14
South East +18 11 £308 +11.81% 7
London +8 11 £350 - 2
North West +21 3 £175 -53.33%
Berkshire +15 3 £308 +23.00% 2
Hampshire +7 3 £340 +23.63%
East Midlands +5 3 £250 +16.27%
City of London -3 3 £450 +41.17% 2
Oxford - 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 3
Manchester - 3 £175 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £513 -
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £513 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
Hook - 2 £340 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £513 -
Leeds - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Scotland +21 1 £185 -32.72%
Surrey +13 1 £135 -62.75% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £170 -
Dundee - 1 £185 -
Leicestershire - 1 £250 -
Farnham - 1 £135 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 featuring Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 83 (100.00%) Windows
1 83 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 52 (62.65%) Active Directory
3 43 (51.81%) VMware
4 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (43.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
7 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
8 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (24.10%) DNS
9 20 (24.10%) PowerShell
10 17 (20.48%) SCCM
11 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
12 15 (18.07%) Citrix
12 15 (18.07%) Hyper-V
13 14 (16.87%) DHCP
14 13 (15.66%) SQL
14 13 (15.66%) SAN
15 12 (14.46%) Firewall
15 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
16 11 (13.25%) vSphere
16 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
17 10 (12.05%) ITIL
17 10 (12.05%) LAN
18 9 (10.84%) HP
18 9 (10.84%) Cisco
18 9 (10.84%) Migration
18 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
18 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (30.12%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.43%) IIS
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.20%) JBoss
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) DNS
2 14 (16.87%) DHCP
3 13 (15.66%) SAN
4 12 (14.46%) Firewall
5 10 (12.05%) LAN
6 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.64%) WAN
7 4 (4.82%) VLAN
7 4 (4.82%) VoIP
8 3 (3.61%) MPLS
8 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.61%) Skype
9 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.41%) Internet
9 2 (2.41%) NAS
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) Wireless
10 1 (1.20%) IPsec
10 1 (1.20%) LDAP
10 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.41%) MS Access
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.41%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.20%) GitLab
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Law
2 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.41%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) PKI
3 2 (2.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.20%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
1 83 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 37 (44.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (43.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.64%) Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Unix
8 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.02%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.41%) Android
9 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.41%) SUSE
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.20%) AIX
10 1 (1.20%) Solaris
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.05%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Migration
3 7 (8.43%) Server Building
4 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.02%) High Availability
4 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.61%) Change Control
6 3 (3.61%) DevOps
6 3 (3.61%) Statistics
7 2 (2.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.41%) ETL
7 2 (2.41%) Service Management
7 2 (2.41%) Time Management
8 1 (1.20%) BCP
8 1 (1.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.20%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.20%) Project Management
8 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.66%) SQL
3 6 (7.23%) VBScript
4 2 (2.41%) VB
5 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.41%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) MCITP
4 2 (2.41%) MCSA
4 2 (2.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 52 (62.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.07%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.25%) vSphere
4 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
5 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (7.23%) XenApp
6 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.61%) vCloud
9 1 (1.20%) Firmware
9 1 (1.20%) NFS
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.20%) SRDF
9 1 (1.20%) Veritas File System
9 1 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) Ansible
2 3 (3.61%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.41%) Netcool
3 2 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.20%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.20%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) VMware
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) Citrix
4 9 (10.84%) Cisco
4 9 (10.84%) HP
5 6 (7.23%) Dell
5 6 (7.23%) NetApp
5 6 (7.23%) Oracle
5 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.23%) ThinPrint
6 5 (6.02%) EMC
7 4 (4.82%) Symantec
8 3 (3.61%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.61%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.61%) Veritas
9 2 (2.41%) Greenplum
9 2 (2.41%) RedGate
9 2 (2.41%) Tableau
9 2 (2.41%) Veeam
10 1 (1.20%) Lumension
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