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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 580 561 554
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 20 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.022% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 9
Average daily rate
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£260 £200 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £281 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £213 £215
% change year-on-year
+31.76% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
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 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 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 21 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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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 -4 6 £300 +41.17%
South West -35 5 £190 +26.66% 2
South East -21 3 £331 +70.96% 1
Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Midlands -14 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £190 -
North West - - - - 1
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3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 31 (81.58%) VMware
3 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
4 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (36.84%) DNS
7 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (34.21%) Citrix
9 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (26.32%) DHCP
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (18.42%) vSphere
13 7 (18.42%) VPN
14 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
14 6 (15.79%) NetApp
14 6 (15.79%) XenApp
14 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
15 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (13.16%) Firewall
15 5 (13.16%) Finance
15 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (13.16%) LAN
15 5 (13.16%) WAN
15 5 (13.16%) Cisco
15 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
15 5 (13.16%) VBScript
16 4 (10.53%) IIS
16 4 (10.53%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) DNS
2 10 (26.32%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) VPN
4 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.16%) LAN
5 5 (13.16%) WAN
5 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 4 (10.53%) SAN
7 3 (7.89%) DMZ
7 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.26%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) QlikView
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) PDA
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Service Management
2 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) ITSM
4 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) VBScript
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCSE
1 2 (5.26%) CCNA
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.63%) CCA
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) vSphere
4 6 (15.79%) XenApp
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.63%) XenServer
7 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) AppManager
3 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) VMware
2 13 (34.21%) Citrix
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) NetApp
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco
6 4 (10.53%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) Veeam
8 2 (5.26%) Dell
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) Dell KACE
8 2 (5.26%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.63%) Becrypt
9 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.63%) F5
9 1 (2.63%) Compaq
9 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.63%) McAfee
9 1 (2.63%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
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