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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 190 197 190
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 10 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £410 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
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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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) VMware
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (37.04%) SAN
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 9 (33.33%) vSphere
9 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
9 8 (29.63%) Finance
10 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
11 6 (22.22%) NAS
11 6 (22.22%) Banking
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
12 5 (18.52%) DHCP
12 5 (18.52%) Migration
12 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (14.81%) DFS Replication
13 4 (14.81%) Mitel
13 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (14.81%) VMware Server
13 4 (14.81%) Citrix
13 4 (14.81%) NetApp
13 4 (14.81%) Kerberos
13 4 (14.81%) SNMP
13 4 (14.81%) Cisco
13 4 (14.81%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) NAS
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) Kerberos
4 4 (14.81%) SNMP
4 4 (14.81%) VoIP
4 4 (14.81%) LDAP
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
6 2 (7.41%) WLAN
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) DMZ
7 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.70%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Novell Certification
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) DFS Replication
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Server
5 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.11%) XenApp
6 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.41%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (3.70%) vCloud
7 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
1 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Mitel
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) NetApp
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
4 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) DataSynapse
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Sybase
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Novell
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
City of London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 12 days ago