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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 176 191 181
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 10 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate
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£365 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £243 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £510 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £273 £255
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.45 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -2.43%
Server Engineer
London

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
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (39.29%) vSphere
6 10 (35.71%) SAN
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (25.00%) NAS
9 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (21.43%) DNS
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco
11 5 (17.86%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Migration
12 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (14.29%) VMware Server
12 4 (14.29%) Mitel
12 4 (14.29%) Banking
12 4 (14.29%) DFS Replication
12 4 (14.29%) LDAP
12 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 4 (14.29%) VoIP
12 4 (14.29%) Kerberos

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) NAS
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) LDAP
5 4 (14.29%) VoIP
5 4 (14.29%) Kerberos
5 4 (14.29%) SNMP
6 3 (10.71%) VLAN
7 2 (7.14%) WLAN
7 2 (7.14%) WAN
8 1 (3.57%) VPN
8 1 (3.57%) Firewall
8 1 (3.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Novell Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MOS
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (39.29%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) VMware Server
4 4 (14.29%) DFS Replication
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.14%) vCloud
6 2 (7.14%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (7.14%) XenApp
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Mitel
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) DataSynapse
6 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Sybase
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Novell
7 1 (3.57%) BMC
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