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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 547 532 512
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 32 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.041% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.044% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £256 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £20.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Yorkshire - 6 £150 -
London +15 5 £250 -9.09%
South West -27 5 £230 +53.33%
South East -30 5 £268 -5.30%
East Midlands - 4 £200 -
West Midlands -3 3 £225 -14.28% 2
East of England -11 3 £265 +6.00% 2
North West - 1 - - 1
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3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 42 (79.25%) Active Directory
3 39 (73.58%) VMware
4 33 (62.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (43.40%) MS Exchange
7 22 (41.51%) DNS
8 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (35.85%) DHCP
9 19 (35.85%) Citrix
9 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
11 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (16.98%) XenApp
12 9 (16.98%) vSphere
12 9 (16.98%) NetApp
12 9 (16.98%) ITIL
13 8 (15.09%) SCCM
13 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
14 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
14 7 (13.21%) SAN
15 6 (11.32%) LAN
15 6 (11.32%) WAN
15 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
15 6 (11.32%) VPN
15 6 (11.32%) IIS
15 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
15 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (43.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (11.32%) IIS
6 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) DNS
2 19 (35.85%) DHCP
3 7 (13.21%) SAN
4 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.32%) VPN
4 6 (11.32%) LAN
4 6 (11.32%) WAN
5 5 (9.43%) VLAN
6 4 (7.55%) NAS
6 4 (7.55%) DMZ
7 3 (5.66%) Firewall
8 2 (3.77%) LDAP
8 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
2 1 (1.89%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) PDA
4 2 (3.77%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (5.66%) UNIX
6 3 (5.66%) Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) AIX
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.77%) Service Management
3 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.89%) Migration
4 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.89%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
4 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.43%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
4 1 (1.89%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (79.25%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (16.98%) XenApp
3 9 (16.98%) vSphere
4 5 (9.43%) XenServer
4 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.55%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.89%) NFS
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) Xen
6 1 (1.89%) NLBS
6 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) AppManager
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) VMware
2 19 (35.85%) Citrix
3 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.98%) NetApp
5 4 (7.55%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) Dell
6 3 (5.66%) Sophos
7 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.77%) Veeam
7 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.77%) Dell KACE
7 2 (3.77%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) AppSense
8 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
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