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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 563 521 542
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 80 120 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 83 49
Median daily rate £323 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £197 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Median hourly rate £34.25 £91.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.56% +266.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £34.70 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £148.30 £74.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £162.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-78.92% +550.00%

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Windows Server Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 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
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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 -36 70 £320 +4.48% 18
London -1 34 £306 -10.90% 4
Scotland -1 10 £355 +18.33%
Yorkshire -5 10 £388 +29.16% 2
Edinburgh -4 9 £355 +18.33%
South East -5 9 £343 +14.16% 4
West Yorkshire +11 8 £394 +5.00% 2
Leeds 0 8 £394 +5.00% 1
East of England +12 6 £218 -37.85% 2
City of London +36 5 £240 -22.26% 3
North East -51 4 £275 -7.56%
Durham - 4 £275 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £288 +6.48%
Essex +8 3 £338 -3.57%
Berkshire -12 3 - -
West Midlands -26 3 £200 -41.47%
East Midlands - 3 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire +21 2 £110 - 2
Milton Keynes +18 2 £288 +6.48%
Bracknell -5 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £338 -
Watford - 2 £110 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £275 -
Cambridgeshire +19 1 - -
Harrogate +5 1 - -
Hampshire 0 1 £285 -0.86%
North Yorkshire -2 1 - -
South Yorkshire -2 1 £265 +6.00%
South West -6 1 £488 +150.00% 3
Birmingham -7 1 £200 -15.78%

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Windows
1 143 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 84 (58.74%) Active Directory
3 73 (51.05%) VMware
4 71 (49.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (47.55%) Microsoft
6 67 (46.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (30.07%) PowerShell
8 41 (28.67%) SQL Server
9 39 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (26.57%) Citrix
11 36 (25.17%) DNS
12 32 (22.38%) ITIL
12 32 (22.38%) SQL
13 29 (20.28%) SAN
13 29 (20.28%) SCCM
14 27 (18.88%) Migration
15 25 (17.48%) Finance
15 25 (17.48%) IIS
16 23 (16.08%) DHCP
16 23 (16.08%) Hyper-V
17 22 (15.38%) SCOM
17 22 (15.38%) XenApp
18 21 (14.69%) MS Exchange
19 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
20 19 (13.29%) HP
21 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
22 17 (11.89%) Clustering
23 16 (11.19%) vSphere

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 (17.48%) IIS
2 21 (14.69%) MS Exchange
3 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.20%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.10%) Confluence
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.70%) Kentico
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.80%) MS Project
4 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.49%) Office 365
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.80%) IaaS
5 3 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.10%) PaaS
6 2 (1.40%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.40%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.17%) DNS
2 29 (20.28%) SAN
3 23 (16.08%) DHCP
4 16 (11.19%) Firewall
5 13 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.39%) LAN
7 11 (7.69%) WAN
8 9 (6.29%) Internet
8 9 (6.29%) VLAN
9 6 (4.20%) NAS
9 6 (4.20%) SSL
10 5 (3.50%) VPN
11 4 (2.80%) Extranet
11 4 (2.80%) Network Security
11 4 (2.80%) VoIP
11 4 (2.80%) Wireless
12 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.10%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (2.10%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.70%) MS Access
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
General
1 25 (17.48%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Advertising
3 5 (3.50%) Back Office
4 4 (2.80%) Legal
4 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.40%) Electronics
6 2 (1.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) .NET
2 2 (1.40%) Middleware
3 1 (0.70%) MAPI
3 1 (0.70%) REST
3 1 (0.70%) RESTful
3 1 (0.70%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.89%) Clustering
2 16 (11.19%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.20%) Cryptography
3 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.10%) Wiki
5 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) NHS
5 2 (1.40%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.70%) BYOD
6 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) Robotics
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Windows
1 143 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 71 (49.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (46.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.09%) Linux
6 12 (8.39%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.90%) Unix
8 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.80%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.10%) Solaris
10 2 (1.40%) Android
10 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.40%) CentOS
10 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.38%) ITIL
2 27 (18.88%) Migration
3 13 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (8.39%) Project Management
5 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.90%) CRM
8 6 (4.20%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.50%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.80%) Business Continuity
10 4 (2.80%) Change Control
10 4 (2.80%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (2.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.80%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (2.80%) Software Deployment
11 3 (2.10%) Change Management
11 3 (2.10%) Converged Infrastructure
11 3 (2.10%) ITIL V3
11 3 (2.10%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.07%) PowerShell
2 32 (22.38%) SQL
3 10 (6.99%) VBScript
4 4 (2.80%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) C
5 2 (1.40%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) C++
6 1 (0.70%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.69%) MCSE
4 7 (4.90%) MCSA
5 6 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.50%) CCNA
6 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.10%) Degree
9 1 (0.70%) CCA
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.70%) MCITP
9 1 (0.70%) MCTS
9 1 (0.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (58.74%) Active Directory
2 39 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.08%) Hyper-V
4 22 (15.38%) XenApp
5 16 (11.19%) vSphere
6 9 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.59%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.90%) XenDesktop
9 6 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.50%) UAG
10 5 (3.50%) XenServer
11 4 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.70%) vCloud
14 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (20.28%) SCCM
2 22 (15.38%) SCOM
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (4.90%) SCVMM
3 7 (4.90%) WSUS
4 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.80%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (2.80%) Nagios
5 4 (2.80%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.80%) Puppet
5 4 (2.80%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.80%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (2.10%) EdgeSight
6 3 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.40%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.40%) Netcool
8 1 (0.70%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.70%) cPanel
Vendors
1 73 (51.05%) VMware
2 68 (47.55%) Microsoft
3 38 (26.57%) Citrix
4 19 (13.29%) HP
5 15 (10.49%) NetApp
6 11 (7.69%) EMC
7 9 (6.29%) Cisco
7 9 (6.29%) Symantec
8 8 (5.59%) Oracle
9 6 (4.20%) Dell
9 6 (4.20%) IBM
10 5 (3.50%) Juniper
10 5 (3.50%) Mitel
11 4 (2.80%) CommVault
11 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.40%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.40%) SAP
12 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.40%) Veritas
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