The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 333 364 332
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 69 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 26
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£370 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £289 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £230
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.22 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 - £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.11% -10.00%
Server Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the London region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the London region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +29 21 £425 -10.52% 1
Chessington - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Server Engineer in their job title.

1 97 (78.23%) Windows
2 79 (63.71%) Active Directory
3 77 (62.10%) VMware
4 52 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (39.52%) Microsoft
6 43 (34.68%) MS Exchange
7 42 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (33.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (30.65%) SAN
10 35 (28.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (23.39%) Cisco
12 28 (22.58%) Citrix
12 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
13 27 (21.77%) SQL
14 26 (20.97%) vSphere
15 25 (20.16%) DNS
15 25 (20.16%) Migration
16 19 (15.32%) NAS
17 18 (14.52%) PowerShell
17 18 (14.52%) Firewall
18 16 (12.90%) Hyper-V
18 16 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (12.10%) Finance
19 15 (12.10%) DHCP
20 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (11.29%) ITIL
20 14 (11.29%) MCSE
21 13 (10.48%) Capacity Planning
22 12 (9.68%) IIS
23 11 (8.87%) EMC

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (34.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.68%) IIS
4 11 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.65%) Lync
6 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.42%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (2.42%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.81%) Node.js
10 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.81%) Apache
10 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Office
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.65%) SAN
2 25 (20.16%) DNS
3 19 (15.32%) NAS
4 18 (14.52%) Firewall
5 15 (12.10%) DHCP
6 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.26%) WAN
8 8 (6.45%) LDAP
9 7 (5.65%) LAN
9 7 (5.65%) VoIP
10 6 (4.84%) SNMP
11 4 (3.23%) Kerberos
11 4 (3.23%) VPN
11 4 (3.23%) DMZ
12 3 (2.42%) Internet
12 3 (2.42%) VLAN
13 2 (1.61%) Network Security
13 2 (1.61%) SSL
13 2 (1.61%) MPLS
13 2 (1.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.61%) DTS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) DB2
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Mocha
1 1 (0.81%) Sinon.JS
General
1 15 (12.10%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Law
4 5 (4.03%) Legal
5 3 (2.42%) Back Office
5 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.42%) Local Government
6 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) J2EE
2 2 (1.61%) XML
2 2 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.81%) RESTful
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.84%) Clustering
4 5 (4.03%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.03%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.23%) NHS
5 4 (3.23%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.61%) CMDB
7 2 (1.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Social Network
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) DataPower
8 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 97 (78.23%) Windows
2 52 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (33.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (28.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.65%) Linux
7 4 (3.23%) UNIX
8 3 (2.42%) CentOS
8 3 (2.42%) Solaris
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.81%) Debian
10 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.81%) Android
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.16%) Migration
2 14 (11.29%) ITIL
3 13 (10.48%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (4.03%) Validation
4 5 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (4.03%) Change Management
5 3 (2.42%) Regression Testing
5 3 (2.42%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.42%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (2.42%) Project Management
5 3 (2.42%) Security Management
5 3 (2.42%) Time Management
6 2 (1.61%) Integration Testing
6 2 (1.61%) DevOps
6 2 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (1.61%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (1.61%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.61%) ETL
6 2 (1.61%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.77%) SQL
2 18 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.23%) Perl
4 3 (2.42%) Jython
4 3 (2.42%) Java
4 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.61%) C
5 2 (1.61%) C#
5 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.61%) VBScript
6 1 (0.81%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (11.29%) MCSE
2 8 (6.45%) MCITP
3 7 (5.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.42%) Degree
7 1 (0.81%) CCIE
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.81%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (63.71%) Active Directory
2 42 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (20.97%) vSphere
4 16 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.06%) XenApp
5 10 (8.06%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.65%) VMware Server
7 5 (4.03%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.03%) Terminal Server
8 4 (3.23%) DFS Replication
9 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (1.61%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.61%) vCloud
11 1 (0.81%) Xen
11 1 (0.81%) NFS
11 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) SCCM
2 4 (3.23%) Puppet
3 3 (2.42%) SCOM
3 3 (2.42%) WSUS
4 2 (1.61%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.61%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.81%) vMotion
5 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 77 (62.10%) VMware
2 49 (39.52%) Microsoft
3 29 (23.39%) Cisco
4 28 (22.58%) Citrix
5 11 (8.87%) EMC
5 11 (8.87%) HP
6 7 (5.65%) NetApp
7 5 (4.03%) IBM
7 5 (4.03%) AppSense
8 4 (3.23%) Mitel
8 4 (3.23%) Mercator
8 4 (3.23%) Oracle
8 4 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.23%) Veeam
9 3 (2.42%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.42%) Dell
9 3 (2.42%) Sun
9 3 (2.42%) Avaya
9 3 (2.42%) Juniper
9 3 (2.42%) Websense
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Rate: £225 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
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