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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 558 549 568
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 22 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.029% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 12
Average daily rate
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£280 £200 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -34.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £281 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £213 £270
% change year-on-year
+22.35% -21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 2014.

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
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 1 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 8 £300 +41.17% 1
South East -11 5 £338 +74.19% 3
South West -32 4 £150 -
East of England - 2 £201 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands -16 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) VMware
3 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (38.89%) DNS
8 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (30.56%) Citrix
10 10 (27.78%) DHCP
10 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
12 7 (19.44%) vSphere
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (16.67%) XenApp
13 6 (16.67%) VPN
13 6 (16.67%) SAN
13 6 (16.67%) NetApp
14 5 (13.89%) Cisco
14 5 (13.89%) LAN
14 5 (13.89%) WAN
14 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
15 4 (11.11%) Finance
15 4 (11.11%) Firewall
15 4 (11.11%) ITIL
15 4 (11.11%) VBScript
15 4 (11.11%) IIS
15 4 (11.11%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) IIS
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 10 (27.78%) DHCP
3 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.67%) VPN
4 6 (16.67%) SAN
5 5 (13.89%) LAN
5 5 (13.89%) WAN
6 4 (11.11%) Firewall
7 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.56%) DMZ
8 2 (5.56%) VLAN
8 2 (5.56%) NAS
9 1 (2.78%) Network Security
9 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) QlikView
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) Line Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) ITSM
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) VBScript
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCA
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (19.44%) vSphere
4 6 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.56%) XenServer
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.78%) NLBS
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.78%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) AppManager
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) Citrix
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) NetApp
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco
6 4 (11.11%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) Veeam
8 2 (5.56%) Dell
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Dell KACE
8 2 (5.56%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.78%) Becrypt
9 1 (2.78%) F5
9 1 (2.78%) Compaq
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
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