The first table below looks at the demand for the Windows Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 547 516 553
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 40 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.059% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.063% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 19
Average daily rate £325 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £128 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £381 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £175 £300
% change year-on-year
+84.28% -41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -82.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £78.75 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-60.63% -58.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Windows Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -74 37 £343 +52.22% 8
South East -7 12 £320 +150.98% 2
London -19 10 £368 -4.23% 5
Hampshire +7 4 £298 -0.83%
Surrey -9 4 £385 +201.96%
East of England -27 3 £225 -30.76% 1
Berkshire - 3 £295 - 2
Essex - 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £190 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £438 -
East Midlands -8 1 - -
City of London -14 1 £300 -21.82% 2
Colchester - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
St Albans - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Server Engineer in their job title.

1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
3 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (46.05%) VMware
5 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
7 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
8 22 (28.95%) Citrix
9 20 (26.32%) SCCM
10 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (22.37%) MS Exchange
12 17 (22.37%) DNS
13 14 (18.42%) SAN
14 13 (17.11%) ITIL
15 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (15.79%) Finance
15 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
16 11 (14.47%) XenApp
16 11 (14.47%) HP
16 11 (14.47%) SQL
17 10 (13.16%) DHCP
17 10 (13.16%) MCSE
17 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
18 9 (11.84%) vSphere
18 9 (11.84%) Migration
19 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
19 7 (9.21%) XenDesktop
19 7 (9.21%) Windows 7

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Windows Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Windows Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (22.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.89%) Lync
4 5 (6.58%) IIS
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) DNS
2 14 (18.42%) SAN
3 10 (13.16%) DHCP
4 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.26%) LAN
5 4 (5.26%) WAN
6 3 (3.95%) SMS
6 3 (3.95%) VoIP
6 3 (3.95%) VLAN
7 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.63%) NAS
7 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.63%) Firewall
7 2 (2.63%) DMZ
8 1 (1.32%) Intranet
8 1 (1.32%) Extranet
8 1 (1.32%) X.500
8 1 (1.32%) Network Security
8 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Law
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Local Government
3 2 (2.63%) Military
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) XML
1 1 (1.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
3 3 (3.95%) CLARiiON
3 3 (3.95%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Online Games
4 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.89%) Linux
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.95%) UNIX
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.63%) Solaris
10 1 (1.32%) HPUX
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Migration
3 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.26%) Project Management
5 3 (3.95%) Change Management
5 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (3.95%) Release Management
5 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.95%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.63%) Time Management
6 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.32%) Information Security
7 1 (1.32%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.32%) Requirements Management
7 1 (1.32%) ITSM
7 1 (1.32%) Data Security
7 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) Perl
4 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.63%) Korn
4 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.63%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (13.16%) MCSE
5 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCA
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CCEE
6 1 (1.32%) NCDA
6 1 (1.32%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.47%) XenApp
4 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (11.84%) vSphere
6 7 (9.21%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
8 5 (6.58%) XenServer
9 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
10 3 (3.95%) DFS Replication
11 2 (2.63%) vCloud
11 2 (2.63%) UAG
12 1 (1.32%) NFS
12 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) WSUS
3 5 (6.58%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.58%) SCOM
4 4 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (5.26%) ARCserve
5 3 (3.95%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.32%) MIIS
6 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) VMware
2 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.95%) Citrix
4 11 (14.47%) HP
5 5 (6.58%) CA
5 5 (6.58%) Symantec
6 4 (5.26%) NetApp
6 4 (5.26%) EMC
7 3 (3.95%) Compaq
7 3 (3.95%) Dell
7 3 (3.95%) NetIQ
7 3 (3.95%) PlateSpin
8 2 (2.63%) McAfee
8 2 (2.63%) AppSense
8 2 (2.63%) CommVault
8 2 (2.63%) IBM
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle
9 1 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.32%) Intel
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