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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 368 375 350
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 49 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 20
Average daily rate
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£250 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £241 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £260 £260
% change year-on-year
+17.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -17.34%
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
21620 23101 21047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.28% 93.19% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15578 15961 14010
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
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 433 386 534
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
City of London +27 13 £275 -26.66% 3
Croydon - 1 £288 -
Enfield - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 90 (79.65%) Windows
2 64 (56.64%) Active Directory
3 58 (51.33%) VMware
4 52 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (38.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (31.86%) MS Exchange
7 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
8 26 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (23.01%) PowerShell
9 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (19.47%) Cisco
11 22 (19.47%) SAN
12 20 (17.70%) Citrix
12 20 (17.70%) DNS
12 20 (17.70%) Migration
13 19 (16.81%) Finance
14 18 (15.93%) SQL
14 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (15.04%) vSphere
15 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
15 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (14.16%) ITIL
17 15 (13.27%) HP
17 15 (13.27%) DHCP
18 14 (12.39%) MCSE
19 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
20 12 (10.62%) Dell
20 12 (10.62%) SCCM
21 11 (9.73%) Banking

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 36 (31.86%) MS Exchange
2 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.19%) IIS
6 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.88%) Lync
9 1 (0.88%) Node.js
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.47%) SAN
2 20 (17.70%) DNS
3 15 (13.27%) DHCP
4 11 (9.73%) NAS
5 10 (8.85%) Kerberos
5 10 (8.85%) SNMP
6 9 (7.96%) WAN
7 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.08%) LDAP
7 8 (7.08%) Firewall
8 7 (6.19%) LAN
8 7 (6.19%) VoIP
9 4 (3.54%) SSL
9 4 (3.54%) VPN
9 4 (3.54%) VLAN
10 3 (2.65%) Network Security
10 3 (2.65%) DMZ
10 3 (2.65%) WLAN
11 2 (1.77%) SMTP
11 2 (1.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Sinon.JS
1 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.88%) Mocha
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Law
4 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.77%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.31%) Clustering
1 6 (5.31%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.77%) Replication
3 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.77%) Open Source
3 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Celerra
4 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 90 (79.65%) Windows
2 52 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (38.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.73%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.08%) Linux
7 4 (3.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.77%) UNIX
9 2 (1.77%) CentOS
10 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.88%) SUSE
10 1 (0.88%) VMS
10 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.70%) Migration
2 16 (14.16%) ITIL
3 8 (7.08%) Service Management
4 5 (4.42%) Change Management
4 5 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (2.65%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.65%) DevOps
7 2 (1.77%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (1.77%) Project Management
7 2 (1.77%) Network Management
7 2 (1.77%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.77%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.88%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (0.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.01%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.93%) SQL
3 7 (6.19%) VBScript
4 6 (5.31%) VB
5 3 (2.65%) C++
5 3 (2.65%) Java
5 3 (2.65%) Perl
6 2 (1.77%) C#
6 2 (1.77%) PHP
6 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.77%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (12.39%) MCSE
3 7 (6.19%) MCITP
3 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.54%) CCNP
7 3 (2.65%) CCNA
7 3 (2.65%) MCSA
7 3 (2.65%) MCP
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) CRISC
8 1 (0.88%) CISA
8 1 (0.88%) CISM
8 1 (0.88%) CISSP
8 1 (0.88%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (56.64%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.04%) vSphere
4 10 (8.85%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.42%) VMware Server
6 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.42%) XenApp
6 5 (4.42%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.77%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.77%) XenServer
7 2 (1.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.77%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) SCCM
2 11 (9.73%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.54%) Puppet
4 3 (2.65%) WSUS
4 3 (2.65%) BladeLogic
4 3 (2.65%) SCOM
4 3 (2.65%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.77%) OpenView
5 2 (1.77%) MOM
5 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.77%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.88%) WMI
6 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.88%) AppManager
6 1 (0.88%) Legato
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 58 (51.33%) VMware
2 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
3 22 (19.47%) Cisco
4 20 (17.70%) Citrix
5 15 (13.27%) HP
6 12 (10.62%) Dell
7 7 (6.19%) NetApp
7 7 (6.19%) Dell KACE
7 7 (6.19%) ScanSafe
8 6 (5.31%) IBM
8 6 (5.31%) Mitel
9 5 (4.42%) BMC
9 5 (4.42%) EMC
10 4 (3.54%) CA
10 4 (3.54%) AppSense
10 4 (3.54%) Symantec
10 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.54%) Veeam
11 3 (2.65%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.65%) Juniper
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