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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 595 538 543
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 55 117 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 80 59
Median daily rate £300 £311 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +11.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.00%

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
England -69 48 £300 -6.25% 21
London -40 18 £335 -8.21% 6
South East -1 10 £275 -4.76% 8
Yorkshire +1 7 £368 -2.00% 6
East of England +14 6 £288 -32.35%
Leeds +10 6 £368 -2.00% 3
West Yorkshire +6 6 £368 -2.00% 4
North East -20 5 £275 -7.56%
Durham - 5 £275 -
Scotland +13 4 £325 +30.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 £275 - 1
Oxford - 4 £275 - 1
Edinburgh +5 3 £355 +42.00%
Berkshire +4 3 £200 -15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £175 -35.18%
Hertfordshire +11 2 £300 -29.41%
Watford +2 2 £300 -29.41%
Bedfordshire 0 2 £263 -38.23%
Bracknell -9 2 - -
Luton - 2 £263 -
City of London +32 1 - - 4
Cambridgeshire +23 1 £235 -26.56%
Wales +22 1 - -
Milton Keynes +12 1 £175 -35.18%
Harrogate +5 1 - -
North West +4 1 £300 -7.69%
North Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Surrey -4 1 £225 -35.71% 3
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
1 137 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 83 (60.58%) Active Directory
3 74 (54.01%) VMware
4 67 (48.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (48.18%) Microsoft
6 63 (45.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (29.20%) PowerShell
9 39 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (27.01%) Citrix
11 36 (26.28%) SQL Server
12 35 (25.55%) DNS
13 29 (21.17%) ITIL
14 28 (20.44%) SQL
15 27 (19.71%) SAN
16 26 (18.98%) MS Exchange
16 26 (18.98%) SCCM
17 24 (17.52%) Migration
18 22 (16.06%) Office 365
19 21 (15.33%) IIS
20 19 (13.87%) DHCP
20 19 (13.87%) Hyper-V
21 18 (13.14%) SCOM
21 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
22 17 (12.41%) XenApp
22 17 (12.41%) HP
22 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
23 16 (11.68%) SharePoint

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 26 (18.98%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.33%) IIS
3 16 (11.68%) SharePoint
4 13 (9.49%) Skype for Business
5 11 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.38%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.73%) Confluence
10 1 (0.73%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.73%) Kentico
10 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) MS Office
3 4 (2.92%) MS Project
4 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.73%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.06%) Office 365
2 18 (13.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.46%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.46%) IaaS
4 2 (1.46%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.46%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.46%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.73%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.73%) PaaS
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.55%) DNS
2 27 (19.71%) SAN
3 19 (13.87%) DHCP
4 16 (11.68%) Firewall
5 14 (10.22%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.03%) LAN
7 10 (7.30%) WAN
8 9 (6.57%) VLAN
9 8 (5.84%) Internet
10 6 (4.38%) NAS
10 6 (4.38%) SSL
10 6 (4.38%) VPN
11 5 (3.65%) iSCSI
11 5 (3.65%) VoIP
12 4 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.92%) Extranet
12 4 (2.92%) Network Security
12 4 (2.92%) Wireless
13 3 (2.19%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.73%) MS Access
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 16 (11.68%) Finance
2 8 (5.84%) Banking
3 5 (3.65%) Back Office
4 4 (2.92%) Advertising
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
4 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.92%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.46%) Electronics
5 2 (1.46%) Law
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) Middleware
3 1 (0.73%) MAPI
3 1 (0.73%) REST
3 1 (0.73%) RESTful
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
3 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Clustering
1 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.38%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.19%) Replication
4 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.46%) NHS
4 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.46%) Statistics
5 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.73%) BYOD
5 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.73%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.73%) Robotics
5 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
1 137 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 67 (48.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (45.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (32.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (10.95%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.03%) Linux
7 7 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.11%) Unix
8 4 (2.92%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.19%) Android
9 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.19%) Solaris
9 3 (2.19%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.73%) CentOS
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) ITIL
2 24 (17.52%) Migration
3 12 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.11%) CRM
4 7 (5.11%) Project Management
5 6 (4.38%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.38%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.65%) Capacity Management
7 4 (2.92%) Business Continuity
7 4 (2.92%) Change Control
7 4 (2.92%) ITIL V3
7 4 (2.92%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (2.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.92%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (2.92%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.19%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.19%) High Availability
8 3 (2.19%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) PowerShell
2 28 (20.44%) SQL
3 9 (6.57%) VBScript
4 4 (2.92%) C#
5 2 (1.46%) C
5 2 (1.46%) VB
6 1 (0.73%) C++
6 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.95%) MCSE
2 15 (10.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.11%) CCNA
4 7 (5.11%) MCSA
5 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.92%) Degree
6 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) CCA
7 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.73%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (60.58%) Active Directory
2 39 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.87%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.41%) XenApp
5 13 (9.49%) vSphere
6 9 (6.57%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.65%) UAG
9 4 (2.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.92%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.19%) ISA Server
10 3 (2.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.19%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.46%) Firmware
11 2 (1.46%) vCloud
11 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.46%) XenServer
12 1 (0.73%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (18.98%) SCCM
2 18 (13.14%) SCOM
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (5.11%) WSUS
4 5 (3.65%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.92%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.92%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.46%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.46%) Nagios
7 2 (1.46%) Netcool
7 2 (1.46%) Puppet
7 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.73%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 74 (54.01%) VMware
2 66 (48.18%) Microsoft
3 37 (27.01%) Citrix
4 17 (12.41%) HP
5 16 (11.68%) NetApp
6 14 (10.22%) Cisco
7 11 (8.03%) EMC
8 10 (7.30%) Symantec
9 8 (5.84%) Oracle
10 6 (4.38%) Dell
10 6 (4.38%) IBM
10 6 (4.38%) Juniper
10 6 (4.38%) Mitel
11 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.65%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.92%) CommVault
13 3 (2.19%) Intel Security
13 3 (2.19%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.46%) AppSense
14 2 (1.46%) Sophos
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