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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 584 526 536
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 67 120 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 85 50
Median daily rate £300 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £19.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.00%
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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -70 59 £300 -6.25% 30
London -21 25 £323 -7.85% 6
Yorkshire -1 10 £375 +7.14% 7
West Yorkshire +4 8 £381 +1.66% 4
South East +1 8 £275 -8.33% 5
Leeds 0 8 £381 +1.66% 2
East of England +22 7 £300 -25.00% 1
Scotland +1 7 £295 +7.27%
Edinburgh +3 5 £355 +29.09%
North East -32 5 £275 -7.56%
Durham - 5 £275 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £275 - 1
Oxford - 3 £275 -
Essex - 3 £338 -
City of London +40 2 £325 -8.45% 3
Hertfordshire +16 2 £300 -29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £175 -35.18%
Watford +4 2 £300 -29.41%
Bedfordshire +4 2 £263 -34.37%
Luton +3 2 £263 -8.69%
Bracknell -8 2 - -
Berkshire -8 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £325 -
Chelmsford - 2 £338 -
Milton Keynes +18 1 £175 -35.18%
Wales +14 1 - -
Harrogate +2 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £488 +50.00% 2
North West 0 1 £300 +30.15% 7
North Yorkshire -1 1 - -

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Windows
1 148 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 88 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 80 (54.05%) VMware
4 77 (52.03%) Microsoft
5 75 (50.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (47.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (30.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (29.73%) Citrix
8 44 (29.73%) PowerShell
9 42 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (25.68%) DNS
10 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
11 34 (22.97%) SCCM
12 30 (20.27%) ITIL
12 30 (20.27%) SQL
13 27 (18.24%) SAN
14 26 (17.57%) Migration
15 24 (16.22%) MS Exchange
16 23 (15.54%) IIS
16 23 (15.54%) DHCP
16 23 (15.54%) XenApp
17 22 (14.86%) Hyper-V
17 22 (14.86%) Finance
18 21 (14.19%) SCOM
18 21 (14.19%) Office 365
19 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
20 19 (12.84%) NetApp
20 19 (12.84%) MS Excel
21 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification

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 24 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.54%) IIS
3 16 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 13 (8.78%) Skype for Business
5 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.05%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.35%) Confluence
9 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.68%) Kentico
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (12.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.73%) MS Office
3 4 (2.70%) MS Project
4 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.19%) Office 365
2 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.03%) IaaS
5 2 (1.35%) Bluemix
5 2 (1.35%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.35%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.68%) DNS
2 27 (18.24%) SAN
3 23 (15.54%) DHCP
4 15 (10.14%) Firewall
5 14 (9.46%) TCP/IP
6 12 (8.11%) LAN
7 11 (7.43%) WAN
8 9 (6.08%) Internet
8 9 (6.08%) VLAN
9 6 (4.05%) NAS
9 6 (4.05%) SSL
10 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
10 5 (3.38%) VoIP
11 4 (2.70%) Extranet
11 4 (2.70%) Network Security
11 4 (2.70%) VPN
11 4 (2.70%) Wireless
12 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.03%) Intranet
12 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Advertising
3 5 (3.38%) Back Office
4 4 (2.70%) Legal
4 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Electronics
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.38%) .NET
2 2 (1.35%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) MAPI
3 1 (0.68%) REST
3 1 (0.68%) RESTful
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.14%) Clustering
3 6 (4.05%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.03%) Replication
6 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.35%) NHS
6 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.35%) Statistics
6 2 (1.35%) Wiki
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.68%) BYOD
7 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.68%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Windows
1 148 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 75 (50.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (47.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (30.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (8.78%) Linux
5 13 (8.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.73%) Unix
7 4 (2.70%) Windows Phone
7 4 (2.70%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.03%) Android
8 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.03%) Solaris
8 3 (2.03%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.27%) ITIL
2 26 (17.57%) Migration
3 14 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.76%) Project Management
5 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (4.73%) CRM
7 6 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.05%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.38%) Capacity Management
9 4 (2.70%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.70%) Change Control
9 4 (2.70%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (2.70%) Software Deployment
10 3 (2.03%) Application Packaging
10 3 (2.03%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 30 (20.27%) SQL
3 9 (6.08%) VBScript
4 4 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (1.35%) C
5 2 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.14%) MCSE
2 15 (10.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.73%) MCSA
4 6 (4.05%) CCNA
4 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.35%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) CCA
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCTS
7 1 (0.68%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 42 (28.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.54%) XenApp
4 22 (14.86%) Hyper-V
5 16 (10.81%) vSphere
6 9 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.38%) UAG
9 5 (3.38%) XenServer
10 4 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.03%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (2.03%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.68%) vCloud
13 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (22.97%) SCCM
2 21 (14.19%) SCOM
3 9 (6.08%) WSUS
4 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (4.73%) SCVMM
5 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.70%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (2.03%) Nagios
7 3 (2.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.03%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.35%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.35%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.35%) Netcool
8 2 (1.35%) Puppet
8 2 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.68%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 80 (54.05%) VMware
2 77 (52.03%) Microsoft
3 44 (29.73%) Citrix
4 19 (12.84%) NetApp
5 18 (12.16%) HP
6 11 (7.43%) EMC
7 10 (6.76%) Cisco
7 10 (6.76%) Symantec
8 8 (5.41%) Oracle
9 6 (4.05%) Dell
9 6 (4.05%) IBM
9 6 (4.05%) Juniper
9 6 (4.05%) Mitel
10 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.38%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.70%) CommVault
12 3 (2.03%) Intel Security
12 3 (2.03%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.35%) Sophos
13 2 (1.35%) Veritas
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