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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 559 546 530
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 28 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.045% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.048% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £164 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £329 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £209 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.93% -30.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £19.00
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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
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 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
South East -20 11 £316 -9.64%
London +1 6 £275 -8.33%
East of England -8 5 £250 +11.73%
South West -2 3 £150 - 1
North West - 3 £231 - 1
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3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 56 (91.80%) Windows
2 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
3 40 (65.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (62.30%) VMware
5 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (40.98%) MS Exchange
7 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
9 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (21.31%) DNS
12 12 (19.67%) Citrix
13 11 (18.03%) DHCP
14 10 (16.39%) MCSE
14 10 (16.39%) SAN
14 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
14 10 (16.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
15 9 (14.75%) Office 365
15 9 (14.75%) NetApp
16 8 (13.11%) Cisco
16 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (13.11%) CCNA
16 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (13.11%) MCITP
17 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (11.48%) vSphere
17 7 (11.48%) HP
17 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
17 7 (11.48%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (40.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.56%) Lync
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.56%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
3 10 (16.39%) SAN
4 5 (8.20%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) WAN
5 4 (6.56%) VLAN
5 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.56%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 3 (4.92%) Firewall
7 2 (3.28%) NAS
8 1 (1.64%) FCoE
8 1 (1.64%) Wireless
8 1 (1.64%) LDAP
8 1 (1.64%) WLAN
8 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (4.92%) Law
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) PKI
2 4 (6.56%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) NHS
4 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 56 (91.80%) Windows
2 40 (65.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.64%) HPUX
7 1 (1.64%) NetWare
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE
7 1 (1.64%) Debian
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.48%) ITIL
1 7 (11.48%) Change Management
2 6 (9.84%) Migration
3 5 (8.20%) Server Building
4 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.64%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.64%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.64%) Document Management
5 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.39%) MCSE
2 10 (16.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (13.11%) MCITP
3 8 (13.11%) CCNA
3 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) MCSA
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCP
6 1 (1.64%) CCA
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.48%) vSphere
5 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.56%) XenApp
7 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.28%) NFS
8 2 (3.28%) Xen
8 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
8 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.64%) XenServer
9 1 (1.64%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.64%) vCloud
9 1 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCCM
1 6 (9.84%) SCOM
2 3 (4.92%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.64%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) VMware
2 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.67%) Citrix
4 9 (14.75%) NetApp
5 8 (13.11%) Cisco
6 7 (11.48%) HP
7 4 (6.56%) EMC
8 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 1 (1.64%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.64%) Veeam
9 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.64%) Zerto
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Novell
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat