Period
to 14 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Windows Server Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Server Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 121 -
Rank change year-on-year +46 - +117
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.042% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.045% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 968 2,239 2,935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.63% 94.31% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 1,207 1,693
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £181 £258 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
Scotland median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 30 42
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +8.16% -12.54%
10th Percentile £17.74 £11.17 £10.28
90th Percentile £41.10 £44.68 £39.05
Median hourly rate £20.87 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.93% +34.38% -34.69%

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Windows Server Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Engineer in Edinburgh

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server Engineer in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in Edinburgh

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, Windows Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 3 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) Lumension

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Fiddler
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Antivirus Management
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 3 (100.00%) Lumension
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware