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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 556 552 560
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 22 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.035% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.038% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 12
Average daily rate
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£280 £188 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.33% -39.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £148 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £218 £215
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +1.16%
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%
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +21 8 £300 +41.17% 1
South East +8 5 £338 - 3
East of England -20 4 £238 +43.93%
South West -46 4 £150 -
West Midlands -19 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
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3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) VMware
3 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
4 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (41.67%) DNS
6 13 (36.11%) Citrix
6 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
8 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco
11 6 (16.67%) SAN
11 6 (16.67%) NetApp
11 6 (16.67%) XenApp
12 5 (13.89%) vSphere
12 5 (13.89%) Firewall
12 5 (13.89%) VPN
13 4 (11.11%) HP
13 4 (11.11%) LAN
13 4 (11.11%) WAN
13 4 (11.11%) ITIL
13 4 (11.11%) VBScript
13 4 (11.11%) Veeam
13 4 (11.11%) VMware Server
13 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.78%) SAS
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.67%) SAN
5 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.56%) NAS
9 1 (2.78%) Network Security
9 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.78%) LDAP
9 1 (2.78%) VLAN
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) QlikView
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
1 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 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%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.56%) Network Design
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Line Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) ITSM
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) CCNA
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) CCA
1 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
5 4 (11.11%) 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%) WSUS
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) AppManager
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) Citrix
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
5 6 (16.67%) NetApp
6 4 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) Veeam
7 3 (8.33%) Juniper
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Dell
8 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.56%) Dell KACE
8 2 (5.56%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.78%) Becrypt
9 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.78%) F5
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