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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 343 364 337
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 71 59 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 38
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£319 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £250 £258
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £20.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £41.40 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -34.48%
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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 +32 17 £330 -24.57% 5
Surbiton - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 102 (83.61%) Windows
2 71 (58.20%) Active Directory
3 64 (52.46%) VMware
4 58 (47.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (40.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
7 38 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (28.69%) MS Exchange
9 33 (27.05%) PowerShell
10 26 (21.31%) SAN
10 26 (21.31%) Finance
10 26 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (19.67%) Migration
11 24 (19.67%) Citrix
11 24 (19.67%) SQL
12 23 (18.85%) HP
13 22 (18.03%) DNS
13 22 (18.03%) vSphere
14 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
14 21 (17.21%) MS Excel
15 20 (16.39%) Cisco
15 20 (16.39%) SCCM
16 19 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (14.75%) ITIL
17 18 (14.75%) Banking
18 17 (13.93%) DHCP
19 14 (11.48%) Dell
19 14 (11.48%) SharePoint

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (28.69%) MS Exchange
2 26 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
5 13 (10.66%) IIS
6 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.82%) Lync
10 1 (0.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.31%) SAN
2 22 (18.03%) DNS
3 17 (13.93%) DHCP
4 9 (7.38%) LAN
4 9 (7.38%) WAN
4 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.74%) NAS
5 7 (5.74%) Firewall
6 6 (4.92%) Kerberos
7 4 (3.28%) VPN
7 4 (3.28%) SNMP
7 4 (3.28%) LDAP
8 3 (2.46%) Network Security
8 3 (2.46%) VoIP
9 2 (1.64%) Internet
9 2 (1.64%) DMZ
9 2 (1.64%) Wireless
9 2 (1.64%) SSL
9 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.82%) Mocha
2 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.82%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.82%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (21.31%) Finance
2 18 (14.75%) Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Law
4 8 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
6 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.64%) Local Government
8 1 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.64%) Middleware
3 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.64%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Clustering
2 6 (4.92%) Replication
3 5 (4.10%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.64%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.64%) Open Source
4 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.82%) Statistics
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Celerra
5 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.82%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.82%) NHS
5 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 102 (83.61%) Windows
2 58 (47.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (40.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.84%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.02%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.92%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.10%) Linux
8 5 (4.10%) UNIX
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.82%) Android
10 1 (0.82%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.82%) VMS
10 1 (0.82%) SUSE
10 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) Migration
2 18 (14.75%) ITIL
3 10 (8.20%) Service Management
4 7 (5.74%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.10%) Change Management
5 5 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.28%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.46%) Document Management
7 3 (2.46%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.46%) Project Management
7 3 (2.46%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.64%) Line Management
8 2 (1.64%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (1.64%) High Availability
8 2 (1.64%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.05%) PowerShell
2 24 (19.67%) SQL
3 10 (8.20%) VB
4 8 (6.56%) VBScript
5 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.46%) C++
5 3 (2.46%) Java
5 3 (2.46%) Perl
6 2 (1.64%) PHP
6 2 (1.64%) C#
6 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.66%) MCSE
3 10 (8.20%) MCITP
4 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.92%) MCP
5 6 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.10%) CCNA
7 4 (3.28%) CCNP
8 3 (2.46%) MCSA
9 2 (1.64%) CCA
9 2 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.82%) MCTS
10 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.82%) CISSP
10 1 (0.82%) CISA
10 1 (0.82%) CISM
10 1 (0.82%) CRISC
10 1 (0.82%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 71 (58.20%) Active Directory
2 38 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.03%) vSphere
4 11 (9.02%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.74%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.10%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.10%) ISA Server
6 5 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.28%) XenApp
8 3 (2.46%) XenServer
9 2 (1.64%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (1.64%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.82%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.82%) NFS
10 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (16.39%) SCCM
2 14 (11.48%) Backup Exec
3 9 (7.38%) SCOM
4 7 (5.74%) WSUS
5 4 (3.28%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.46%) AppManager
6 3 (2.46%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.64%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.64%) MOM
7 2 (1.64%) OpenView
7 2 (1.64%) Puppet
7 2 (1.64%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.82%) WMI
8 1 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.82%) Ionix
8 1 (0.82%) Legato
Vendors
1 64 (52.46%) VMware
2 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (19.67%) Citrix
4 23 (18.85%) HP
5 20 (16.39%) Cisco
6 14 (11.48%) Dell
7 7 (5.74%) LANDesk
7 7 (5.74%) IBM
7 7 (5.74%) EMC
7 7 (5.74%) Symantec
7 7 (5.74%) Dell KACE
7 7 (5.74%) ScanSafe
8 6 (4.92%) CA
8 6 (4.92%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.10%) Altiris
9 5 (4.10%) 3PAR
9 5 (4.10%) Oracle
9 5 (4.10%) NetApp
10 4 (3.28%) BMC
10 4 (3.28%) AppSense
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