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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 184 209 206
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 17 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £438 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £415 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £253 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.90% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.75 £32.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +19.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+19.51% -31.66%
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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
5363 6610 7331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.45% 92.42% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3925 4808 5247
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.75 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) VMware
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
5 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
7 12 (37.50%) Finance
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (37.50%) SAN
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (31.25%) Banking
9 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
10 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.00%) vSphere
11 7 (21.88%) Migration
12 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (18.75%) HP
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 5 (15.63%) DNS
13 5 (15.63%) Citrix
13 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (12.50%) NAS
14 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
14 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (12.50%) NetApp
14 4 (12.50%) Dell
15 3 (9.38%) EMC
15 3 (9.38%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) NAS
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) WLAN
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.13%) SNMP
6 1 (3.13%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) DMZ
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Celerra
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Coaching
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (3.13%) Database Security
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) vSphere
4 4 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
7 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) HP
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) NetApp
5 4 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) Becrypt
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) Sybase
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) BMC
8 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) DataSynapse
8 1 (3.13%) LANDesk
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