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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 332 368 348
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 78 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 21
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£360 £320 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £297 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 - £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-15.11% -17.30%
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +37 24 £425 -15.00% 4
Chessington - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 107 (78.68%) Windows
2 89 (65.44%) Active Directory
3 85 (62.50%) VMware
4 60 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 55 (40.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 44 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (30.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (28.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (27.94%) SAN
11 32 (23.53%) Cisco
12 30 (22.06%) Citrix
13 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
13 28 (20.59%) vSphere
14 27 (19.85%) SQL
15 23 (16.91%) DNS
15 23 (16.91%) Migration
16 21 (15.44%) Firewall
17 20 (14.71%) Finance
17 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (14.71%) MCSE
18 19 (13.97%) PowerShell
19 17 (12.50%) NAS
20 16 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 15 (11.03%) Hyper-V
21 15 (11.03%) IIS
22 14 (10.29%) ITIL
22 14 (10.29%) EMC
22 14 (10.29%) VMware ESX
23 13 (9.56%) TCP/IP

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.03%) IIS
3 12 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.15%) Lync
5 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.21%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.21%) Node.js
8 3 (2.21%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.21%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.74%) Apache
9 1 (0.74%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Office
2 8 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.94%) SAN
2 23 (16.91%) DNS
3 21 (15.44%) Firewall
4 17 (12.50%) NAS
5 13 (9.56%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.56%) DHCP
6 8 (5.88%) LAN
6 8 (5.88%) WAN
7 5 (3.68%) LDAP
8 4 (2.94%) VPN
8 4 (2.94%) DMZ
9 3 (2.21%) Internet
9 3 (2.21%) SMTP
9 3 (2.21%) VoIP
10 2 (1.47%) SNMP
10 2 (1.47%) MPLS
10 2 (1.47%) DDNS
10 2 (1.47%) SSL
10 2 (1.47%) Network Security
11 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.47%) DTS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) DB2
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Mocha
1 3 (2.21%) Sinon.JS
General
1 20 (14.71%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Law
4 5 (3.68%) Legal
5 3 (2.21%) Back Office
5 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.21%) Local Government
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) J2EE
1 3 (2.21%) RESTful
2 2 (1.47%) HTML
2 2 (1.47%) XML
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) NHS
1 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.41%) Clustering
2 6 (4.41%) PKI
3 5 (3.68%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.68%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.94%) Replication
4 4 (2.94%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.21%) Social Network
5 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.74%) DataPower
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
7 1 (0.74%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 107 (78.68%) Windows
2 55 (40.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (30.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (28.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.35%) Linux
6 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.41%) Solaris
8 4 (2.94%) UNIX
9 3 (2.21%) Android
9 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.21%) CentOS
9 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.74%) Debian
11 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) Migration
2 14 (10.29%) ITIL
3 13 (9.56%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (5.88%) Change Management
5 5 (3.68%) Validation
5 5 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.94%) Security Management
7 3 (2.21%) Project Management
7 3 (2.21%) Time Management
7 3 (2.21%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (2.21%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (2.21%) Regression Testing
7 3 (2.21%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.47%) ETL
8 2 (1.47%) BCP
8 2 (1.47%) DevOps
8 2 (1.47%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.47%) Integration Testing
9 1 (0.74%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.85%) SQL
2 19 (13.97%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.94%) Perl
5 3 (2.21%) Java
5 3 (2.21%) Jython
6 2 (1.47%) C
6 2 (1.47%) C#
6 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) MCSE
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (9.56%) MCITP
4 6 (4.41%) CCNA
4 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.21%) Degree
8 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.74%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (65.44%) Active Directory
2 44 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (20.59%) vSphere
4 15 (11.03%) Hyper-V
5 14 (10.29%) VMware ESX
6 10 (7.35%) XenApp
7 5 (3.68%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.68%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.21%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.21%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.47%) vCloud
10 1 (0.74%) Xen
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.74%) NFS
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) SCOM
2 4 (2.94%) Puppet
3 3 (2.21%) WSUS
4 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.47%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.74%) MOM
5 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.74%) vMotion
5 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 85 (62.50%) VMware
2 60 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 32 (23.53%) Cisco
4 30 (22.06%) Citrix
5 14 (10.29%) EMC
6 12 (8.82%) NetApp
6 12 (8.82%) HP
7 5 (3.68%) IBM
7 5 (3.68%) AppSense
8 4 (2.94%) Oracle
8 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.94%) Mercator
9 3 (2.21%) Avaya
9 3 (2.21%) Juniper
9 3 (2.21%) Dell
9 3 (2.21%) Sun
9 3 (2.21%) Websense
9 3 (2.21%) Veeam
9 3 (2.21%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
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