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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 365 364 349
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 63 55 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 36
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£289 £310 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% -19.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £213 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £254 £250
% change year-on-year
+28.07% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £26.88 £27.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% +4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.98 £20.60 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.78 £41.40 £28.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -30.90%
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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 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
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 21 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 20 £300 -27.27% 2
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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 95 (81.90%) Windows
2 64 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 59 (50.86%) VMware
4 54 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (29.31%) Microsoft
8 32 (27.59%) MS Exchange
9 31 (26.72%) PowerShell
10 26 (22.41%) Finance
11 24 (20.69%) Migration
11 24 (20.69%) SAN
11 24 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (18.97%) Citrix
12 22 (18.97%) DNS
13 21 (18.10%) Cisco
13 21 (18.10%) SQL
14 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
14 19 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (15.52%) SCCM
15 18 (15.52%) Banking
15 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (14.66%) DHCP
16 17 (14.66%) ITIL
16 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
16 17 (14.66%) vSphere
17 16 (13.79%) HP
18 13 (11.21%) MCSE
19 12 (10.34%) Backup Exec

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 32 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (7.76%) IIS
7 6 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.86%) Node.js
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.86%) Lync
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.69%) SAN
2 22 (18.97%) DNS
3 17 (14.66%) DHCP
4 10 (8.62%) Kerberos
4 10 (8.62%) NAS
5 8 (6.90%) SNMP
5 8 (6.90%) LDAP
5 8 (6.90%) WAN
6 7 (6.03%) Firewall
6 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.17%) LAN
7 6 (5.17%) VoIP
8 4 (3.45%) VLAN
9 3 (2.59%) WLAN
9 3 (2.59%) VPN
10 2 (1.72%) SSH
10 2 (1.72%) SSL
10 2 (1.72%) DMZ
10 2 (1.72%) Network Security
10 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.86%) Mocha
2 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.86%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (22.41%) Finance
2 18 (15.52%) Banking
3 8 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Law
5 4 (3.45%) Legal
6 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Publishing
7 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.72%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) REST
4 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Clustering
2 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.31%) Replication
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.72%) Open Source
5 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.86%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.86%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 95 (81.90%) Windows
2 54 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.48%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.62%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.31%) Linux
8 4 (3.45%) UNIX
8 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.86%) VMS
10 1 (0.86%) SUSE
10 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.86%) Android
10 1 (0.86%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Migration
2 17 (14.66%) ITIL
3 10 (8.62%) Service Management
4 6 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (4.31%) Change Management
5 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.45%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.59%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.59%) Project Management
7 3 (2.59%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.59%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (1.72%) Document Management
8 2 (1.72%) High Availability
8 2 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.72%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) PowerShell
2 21 (18.10%) SQL
3 7 (6.03%) VBScript
3 7 (6.03%) VB
4 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.59%) C++
4 3 (2.59%) Java
4 3 (2.59%) Perl
5 2 (1.72%) PHP
5 2 (1.72%) Ruby
5 2 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.21%) MCSE
3 9 (7.76%) MCITP
4 7 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.31%) MCP
7 4 (3.45%) CCNP
7 4 (3.45%) CCNA
8 3 (2.59%) MCSA
9 2 (1.72%) CCA
9 2 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.86%) CISSP
10 1 (0.86%) CCIE
10 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.86%) MCTS
10 1 (0.86%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.86%) CISA
10 1 (0.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 64 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 37 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.66%) vSphere
4 10 (8.62%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.03%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.31%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.31%) DFS Replication
6 5 (4.31%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.45%) XenApp
8 3 (2.59%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.72%) XenServer
9 2 (1.72%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.86%) NFS
10 1 (0.86%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) SCCM
2 12 (10.34%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.90%) SCOM
4 6 (5.17%) WSUS
5 3 (2.59%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.59%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.59%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.72%) AppManager
6 2 (1.72%) OpenView
6 2 (1.72%) MOM
6 2 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.72%) Puppet
7 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.86%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.86%) Ionix
7 1 (0.86%) WMI
7 1 (0.86%) Legato
7 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) VMware
2 34 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.97%) Citrix
4 21 (18.10%) Cisco
5 16 (13.79%) HP
6 12 (10.34%) Dell
7 7 (6.03%) NetApp
7 7 (6.03%) Dell KACE
7 7 (6.03%) ScanSafe
8 6 (5.17%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.17%) Mitel
8 6 (5.17%) LANDesk
8 6 (5.17%) EMC
8 6 (5.17%) IBM
8 6 (5.17%) CA
9 5 (4.31%) BMC
9 5 (4.31%) Altiris
9 5 (4.31%) Symantec
10 4 (3.45%) Oracle
10 4 (3.45%) 3PAR