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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 612 571 541
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 41 92 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 67
Median daily rate £275 £310 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £411 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £294 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 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
England -42 33 £275 -12.00% 18
London -22 10 £380 +2.70% 2
South East +5 9 £275 -11.29% 5
East of England +10 6 £263 -15.32% 2
Scotland +14 4 £300 +14.28%
Yorkshire +11 4 £330 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £275 - 2
Oxford - 4 £275 - 1
Edinburgh +11 3 £300 +14.28%
West Yorkshire +11 3 £360 +111.76%
Surrey +8 3 £244 -30.35% 1
Cambridgeshire +23 2 £235 -26.56%
Leeds +9 2 £330 -
Hertfordshire +2 2 £300 -29.41% 1
North West +2 2 £285 -12.30%
Watford -7 2 £300 -29.41%
Berkshire -8 2 £200 -15.78%
Bedfordshire - 2 £263 -
Wales - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £263 -
Huntingdon - 2 £235 -
Bradford +13 1 £360 -
City of London +5 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire +3 1 £300 -7.69%
Manchester -3 1 £270 -16.92%
Bracknell -7 1 - -
Birmingham -13 1 £270 +3.84%
West Midlands -42 1 £270 +3.84% 1
South Wales - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
1 123 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 76 (61.79%) Active Directory
3 71 (57.72%) VMware
4 69 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (47.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (43.09%) Microsoft
7 40 (32.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (28.46%) PowerShell
9 31 (25.20%) Citrix
9 31 (25.20%) DNS
10 30 (24.39%) MS Exchange
11 28 (22.76%) ITIL
12 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
13 26 (21.14%) SCCM
14 25 (20.33%) SAN
15 23 (18.70%) SQL
16 22 (17.89%) Hyper-V
17 20 (16.26%) Office 365
18 19 (15.45%) Migration
19 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (13.82%) DHCP
21 16 (13.01%) MCSE
21 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
21 16 (13.01%) IIS
21 16 (13.01%) HP
21 16 (13.01%) Cisco
21 16 (13.01%) Firewall
21 16 (13.01%) SCOM

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 30 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.01%) IIS
2 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.76%) Skype for Business
4 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.25%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.63%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.81%) Confluence
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
3 4 (3.25%) MS Project
4 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Faxination
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.26%) Office 365
2 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.63%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.63%) IaaS
5 2 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.63%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.20%) DNS
2 25 (20.33%) SAN
3 17 (13.82%) DHCP
4 16 (13.01%) Firewall
5 12 (9.76%) LAN
6 11 (8.94%) TCP/IP
6 11 (8.94%) WAN
7 10 (8.13%) VLAN
8 7 (5.69%) NAS
9 5 (4.07%) Internet
9 5 (4.07%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.25%) Extranet
10 4 (3.25%) MPLS
10 4 (3.25%) Network Security
10 4 (3.25%) Skype
10 4 (3.25%) SSL
10 4 (3.25%) VoIP
10 4 (3.25%) VPN
11 3 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.63%) MS Access
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Back Office
2 5 (4.07%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Law
4 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) Middleware
2 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) REST
3 1 (0.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.69%) Clustering
3 4 (3.25%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.44%) Replication
4 3 (2.44%) Statistics
5 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.63%) NHS
5 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.81%) BYOD
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.81%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) Robotics
6 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
1 123 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 69 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (47.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (32.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (11.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.94%) Linux
7 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.69%) Unix
8 4 (3.25%) Solaris
8 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.44%) Android
9 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.76%) ITIL
2 19 (15.45%) Migration
3 10 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.69%) Project Management
5 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.07%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.07%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.07%) High Availability
6 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.25%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.25%) Change Control
7 4 (3.25%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.25%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (3.25%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.44%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.63%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.46%) PowerShell
2 23 (18.70%) SQL
3 6 (4.88%) VBScript
4 4 (3.25%) C#
5 2 (1.63%) C
6 1 (0.81%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.01%) MCSE
3 13 (10.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.13%) CCNA
6 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.88%) MCSA
9 4 (3.25%) Degree
10 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (61.79%) Active Directory
2 35 (28.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (17.89%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.20%) vSphere
5 13 (10.57%) XenApp
6 10 (8.13%) VMware ESX
7 9 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (4.07%) UAG
9 4 (3.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (3.25%) vCloud
10 3 (2.44%) Firmware
10 3 (2.44%) ISA Server
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (21.14%) SCCM
2 16 (13.01%) SCOM
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (4.88%) WSUS
4 5 (4.07%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.25%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.25%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (3.25%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (2.44%) Netcool
7 2 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.63%) vRealize
8 1 (0.81%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 71 (57.72%) VMware
2 53 (43.09%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.20%) Citrix
4 16 (13.01%) Cisco
4 16 (13.01%) HP
5 13 (10.57%) NetApp
6 10 (8.13%) Symantec
7 9 (7.32%) EMC
8 7 (5.69%) Oracle
9 6 (4.88%) IBM
9 6 (4.88%) Juniper
10 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.25%) Dell
11 4 (3.25%) Intel Security
11 4 (3.25%) Mitel
12 3 (2.44%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.44%) Veritas
13 2 (1.63%) AppSense
13 2 (1.63%) Lotus
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