The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 548 537 499
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -38
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 31 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.033% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.036% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 18
Average daily rate
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£316 £208 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.40% -30.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £259 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £208 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.78% -30.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -24.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -24.07%
3rd Line Server Engineer
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer across the England region.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer across the England region.

3rd Line Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

3rd Line Server Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 12 £330 +17.85%
South East -5 12 £318 -
East of England +9 3 £250 +35.13%
East Midlands -9 3 - -
South West +8 1 - - 2
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3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 3rd Line 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 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title.

1 63 (94.03%) Windows
2 48 (71.64%) Active Directory
3 45 (67.16%) VMware
3 45 (67.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
5 25 (37.31%) MS Exchange
6 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (23.88%) ITIL
10 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (20.90%) SAN
12 13 (19.40%) Citrix
13 11 (16.42%) SCCM
13 11 (16.42%) EMC
13 11 (16.42%) LAN
13 11 (16.42%) WAN
13 11 (16.42%) DHCP
13 11 (16.42%) DNS
14 10 (14.93%) MCSE
14 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
14 10 (14.93%) MCITP
15 9 (13.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
16 8 (11.94%) SLA
16 8 (11.94%) Cisco
16 8 (11.94%) NetApp
16 8 (11.94%) Change Management
16 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
17 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 3rd Line 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 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (37.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) Lync
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) SAN
2 11 (16.42%) LAN
2 11 (16.42%) WAN
2 11 (16.42%) DHCP
2 11 (16.42%) DNS
3 4 (5.97%) VLAN
4 3 (4.48%) NAS
4 3 (4.48%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.99%) Firewall
5 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.49%) FCoE
6 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
6 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.99%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Back Office
2 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Clustering
1 6 (8.96%) PKI
2 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) PDA
4 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.49%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (94.03%) Windows
2 45 (67.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.96%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.99%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) HPUX
9 1 (1.49%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
3 8 (11.94%) Change Management
4 7 (10.45%) Migration
5 1 (1.49%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.49%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.96%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.93%) MCSE
2 10 (14.93%) MCITP
3 9 (13.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (10.45%) CCNA
5 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.99%) MCSA
7 1 (1.49%) CCA
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (71.64%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.96%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.97%) XenApp
5 4 (5.97%) XenServer
6 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.48%) vSphere
7 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.49%) Xen
8 1 (1.49%) vCloud
8 1 (1.49%) NFS
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) VMware
2 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.40%) Citrix
4 11 (16.42%) EMC
5 8 (11.94%) Cisco
5 8 (11.94%) NetApp
6 5 (7.46%) HP
7 3 (4.48%) Sophos
8 2 (2.99%) Dell
9 1 (1.49%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.49%) Symantec
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