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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 189 179 207
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 17 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
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£350 £400 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £309 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £460 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £21.01 £23.25 £24.13
% change year-on-year
-9.62% -3.62%
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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
5339 5309 6571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 92.12% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3871 4820
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £275
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 80 89 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 (86.36%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 26 (59.09%) VMware
4 22 (50.00%) Finance
5 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (31.82%) SAN
9 13 (29.55%) ITIL
10 12 (27.27%) MCSE
10 12 (27.27%) Migration
11 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
11 10 (22.73%) Citrix
12 9 (20.45%) Cisco
12 9 (20.45%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.45%) NAS
12 9 (20.45%) vSphere
13 8 (18.18%) Clustering
13 8 (18.18%) DNS
13 8 (18.18%) HP
14 7 (15.91%) DHCP
14 7 (15.91%) MCITP
14 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
15 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (13.64%) Server Building

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) SAN
2 9 (20.45%) NAS
3 8 (18.18%) DNS
4 7 (15.91%) DHCP
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) LDAP
6 2 (4.55%) LAN
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall
6 2 (4.55%) DMZ
7 1 (2.27%) Intranet
7 1 (2.27%) Extranet
7 1 (2.27%) DDNS
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.27%) SMTP
7 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.45%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Solaris
5 4 (9.09%) UNIX
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (13.64%) Server Building
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
6 4 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.55%) Security Management
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.27%) Data Governance
9 1 (2.27%) Change Control
9 1 (2.27%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Change Management
9 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (27.27%) MCSE
3 7 (15.91%) MCITP
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.27%) MCSA
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.45%) vSphere
4 5 (11.36%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.82%) XenApp
6 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (4.55%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.27%) MOM
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) VMware
2 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.73%) Citrix
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco
5 8 (18.18%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) EMC
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.82%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.55%) BMC
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) AppSense
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) Intel
8 1 (2.27%) Compaq
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.27%) Aruba
8 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee
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