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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 184 210 209
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 16 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 11
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£410 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £251 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £268
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.13 £21.40 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -23.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £23.21 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.17% -22.63%
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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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
6 10 (35.71%) SAN
6 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 9 (32.14%) Banking
8 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) HP
9 6 (21.43%) vSphere
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) Citrix
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
11 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
11 4 (14.29%) DNS
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
12 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
12 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (10.71%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) WLAN
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.57%) Celerra
3 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (3.57%) Database Security
3 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) ITSM
3 1 (3.57%) MVC
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.71%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
6 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.57%) XenServer
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Becrypt
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
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