The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 183 209 214
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 13 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate
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£410 £381 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £239 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £483 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.40 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.24% -23.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -21.60%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Server Engineer
London

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 23 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (36.36%) SAN
7 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
8 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) Banking
10 5 (22.73%) Citrix
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) HP
10 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 4 (18.18%) Migration
11 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
12 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (13.64%) Clustering
12 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
12 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (13.64%) NetApp
12 3 (13.64%) Dell
12 3 (13.64%) DNS
12 3 (13.64%) vSphere
12 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
1 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) WLAN
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.55%) Celerra
3 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.55%) Database Security
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) CCEE
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.55%) XenServer
6 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) NetApp
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.55%) Becrypt
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
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Rate: £275 - £375 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
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