The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 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 advertised for the Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 66 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -21.60%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 480 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.70% 92.31% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 282 305
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Server Engineer
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Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the Wales region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the Wales region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -17 5 £375 -10.71% 2
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Server Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Intune
4 4 (57.14%) SCDPM
4 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 4 (57.14%) McAfee
4 4 (57.14%) MCTS
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCTS
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Intune
1 4 (57.14%) SCDPM
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix