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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 342 354 360
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 71 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £21.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £27.00 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-24.07% +16.32%
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 12 £245 -40.24%
Bromley -4 1 £243 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 123 (80.92%) Windows
2 99 (65.13%) Active Directory
3 94 (61.84%) VMware
4 64 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 64 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 40 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 36 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (21.71%) Finance
11 32 (21.05%) SAN
11 32 (21.05%) MCSE
12 31 (20.39%) PowerShell
13 27 (17.76%) DNS
14 25 (16.45%) SQL
15 24 (15.79%) NetApp
15 24 (15.79%) Citrix
15 24 (15.79%) Migration
16 23 (15.13%) DHCP
16 23 (15.13%) vSphere
17 20 (13.16%) HP
17 20 (13.16%) IIS
17 20 (13.16%) Linux
17 20 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
18 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (11.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
19 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
20 16 (10.53%) MCITP

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 40 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.16%) IIS
2 20 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (5.26%) Lync
5 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.97%) Node.js
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Office
2 7 (4.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.87%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.05%) SAN
2 27 (17.76%) DNS
3 23 (15.13%) DHCP
4 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.58%) Firewall
6 8 (5.26%) LDAP
6 8 (5.26%) LAN
6 8 (5.26%) WAN
6 8 (5.26%) NAS
7 7 (4.61%) DMZ
8 2 (1.32%) VLAN
8 2 (1.32%) Internet
8 2 (1.32%) SMTP
8 2 (1.32%) DDNS
9 1 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.66%) WLAN
9 1 (0.66%) VPN
9 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.66%) DB2
4 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.66%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Mocha
1 3 (1.97%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (0.66%) WiX
2 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.66%) MSI
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (21.71%) Finance
2 14 (9.21%) Banking
3 6 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.29%) Law
5 3 (1.97%) French Language
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.66%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) RESTful
2 2 (1.32%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.32%) J2EE
2 2 (1.32%) WSH
3 1 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) PKI
4 7 (4.61%) Clustering
5 5 (3.29%) NHS
5 5 (3.29%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.63%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.97%) Social Network
7 3 (1.97%) Replication
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.66%) Statistics
9 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 123 (80.92%) Windows
2 64 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (13.16%) Linux
6 6 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.29%) UNIX
8 4 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.63%) Solaris
9 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.97%) Android
10 2 (1.32%) CentOS
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.66%) Debian
11 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.79%) Migration
2 10 (6.58%) ITIL
2 10 (6.58%) Server Building
3 8 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (3.95%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (3.29%) Change Management
5 5 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.29%) Patch Management
6 4 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.63%) Data Management
7 3 (1.97%) Document Management
7 3 (1.97%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (1.97%) Data Migration
7 3 (1.97%) Open Source
7 3 (1.97%) ITIL V3
7 3 (1.97%) Change Control
7 3 (1.97%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (1.97%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (1.97%) DevOps
8 2 (1.32%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.39%) PowerShell
2 25 (16.45%) SQL
3 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.97%) Perl
4 3 (1.97%) C#
5 2 (1.32%) VBScript
5 2 (1.32%) VB
5 2 (1.32%) Java
5 2 (1.32%) Jython
6 1 (0.66%) Python
6 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (21.05%) MCSE
3 17 (11.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (10.53%) MCITP
5 10 (6.58%) CCNA
5 10 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.29%) MCSA
6 5 (3.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.63%) Degree
8 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (65.13%) Active Directory
2 41 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.13%) vSphere
4 16 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 12 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.24%) XenApp
6 11 (7.24%) VMware Server
7 5 (3.29%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.97%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.32%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.66%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (9.21%) SCCM
2 10 (6.58%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.63%) WSUS
5 3 (1.97%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.97%) SCOM
6 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.32%) WMI
6 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.66%) MOM
7 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.66%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.66%) Puppet
7 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.66%) vMotion
Vendors
1 94 (61.84%) VMware
2 64 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 24 (15.79%) Citrix
3 24 (15.79%) NetApp
4 20 (13.16%) HP
5 15 (9.87%) Cisco
6 13 (8.55%) EMC
7 9 (5.92%) Dell
8 8 (5.26%) LANDesk
9 7 (4.61%) IBM
10 6 (3.95%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.63%) Intel
11 4 (2.63%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.97%) Remedy
12 3 (1.97%) BMC
12 3 (1.97%) Oracle
13 2 (1.32%) Symantec
13 2 (1.32%) Veeam
14 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
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