The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 175 183 210
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 25 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
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£338 £405 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £284 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £464 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £250 £290
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.83 £14.50 £21.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.44% -32.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.92 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.52% -4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5247 5287 6553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.38% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3878 4847
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) VMware
3 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 22 (47.83%) Finance
5 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 14 (30.43%) SAN
10 12 (26.09%) ITIL
11 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
12 10 (21.74%) Linux
12 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 10 (21.74%) Citrix
12 10 (21.74%) Cisco
12 10 (21.74%) NAS
12 10 (21.74%) vSphere
13 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (19.57%) Migration
14 8 (17.39%) MCSE
14 8 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (15.22%) DHCP
15 7 (15.22%) DNS
15 7 (15.22%) SQL
15 7 (15.22%) HP
15 7 (15.22%) Clustering
15 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
15 7 (15.22%) MCITP
16 6 (13.04%) Server Building

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) SAN
2 10 (21.74%) NAS
3 7 (15.22%) DHCP
3 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) LDAP
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
6 1 (2.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) DDNS
6 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.17%) SMTP
6 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.17%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 5 (10.87%) UNIX
7 4 (8.70%) Solaris
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.17%) Debian
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.04%) Server Building
5 4 (8.70%) Validation
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Security Management
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Time Management
8 1 (2.17%) Change Control
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) Jython
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.39%) MCSE
3 7 (15.22%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) MOS
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.74%) vSphere
4 5 (10.87%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.52%) XenApp
6 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) vCloud
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.17%) MOM
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) Cisco
3 10 (21.74%) Citrix
4 7 (15.22%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) BMC
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Sophos
8 1 (2.17%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) Compaq
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) AppSense
8 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.17%) Greenplum
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