Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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.

Server Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 162 174
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 3 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.059% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 11
Scotland median daily rate £338 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +24.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £319 £263 £115
90th Percentile £356 £371 £300
UK median daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.55% +29.27% -8.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4814 4115 5788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.64% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2742 2410 2993
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £226
90th Percentile £531 £495 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 118 123
Scotland median hourly rate £20.61 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.53% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £49.40
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Scotland

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Scotland

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Scotland

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 3 £338 +12.50%
Server Engineer
UK

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the Scotland region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) WebSpy
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) WebSpy