The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 363 350 345
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 49 39 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 34
Average daily rate £320 £390 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £318 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £470 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +15.40%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Server Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 8 £500 +30.29% 5
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 76 (80.00%) Windows
2 56 (58.95%) VMware
3 47 (49.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (46.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (46.32%) Active Directory
5 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
6 31 (32.63%) MS Exchange
7 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (26.32%) PowerShell
8 25 (26.32%) Citrix
9 23 (24.21%) DNS
10 21 (22.11%) HP
10 21 (22.11%) SAN
11 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (18.95%) Hyper-V
12 18 (18.95%) Finance
12 18 (18.95%) Migration
13 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
13 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (16.84%) Symantec
15 15 (15.79%) SQL
15 15 (15.79%) DHCP
16 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.74%) SCCM
17 13 (13.68%) VMware ESX
18 12 (12.63%) vSphere
19 11 (11.58%) SCVMM
19 11 (11.58%) MCSE
19 11 (11.58%) IIS

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (32.63%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.58%) IIS
4 10 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
6 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.21%) Lync
9 3 (3.16%) IBM Notes
9 3 (3.16%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.05%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) DNS
2 21 (22.11%) SAN
3 15 (15.79%) DHCP
4 10 (10.53%) LAN
5 9 (9.47%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.42%) WAN
7 4 (4.21%) Firewall
7 4 (4.21%) VoIP
7 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.11%) Internet
8 2 (2.11%) LDAP
8 2 (2.11%) NAS
8 2 (2.11%) Network Security
9 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.05%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.05%) FCoE
9 1 (1.05%) PBX
9 1 (1.05%) VPN
9 1 (1.05%) MPLS
9 1 (1.05%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Law
3 8 (8.42%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Local Government
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.05%) Web Services
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.26%) Clustering
3 4 (4.21%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.21%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.16%) Video Editing
4 3 (3.16%) NHS
4 3 (3.16%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.11%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.05%) Firmware
6 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 76 (80.00%) Windows
2 47 (49.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (46.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.42%) Linux
5 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.37%) UNIX
7 4 (4.21%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.05%) Solaris
9 1 (1.05%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Migration
2 10 (10.53%) ITIL
3 6 (6.32%) Workflow
3 6 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.21%) Change Management
5 4 (4.21%) Release Management
5 4 (4.21%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.16%) QMS
6 3 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.16%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (3.16%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.16%) Security Management
6 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.11%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.05%) Document Management
8 1 (1.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.79%) SQL
3 7 (7.37%) VB
4 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.21%) VBScript
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.58%) MCSE
3 8 (8.42%) MCP
4 7 (7.37%) MCITP
5 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.21%) CCNA
7 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.11%) MCSA
8 2 (2.11%) CCEE
8 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.05%) VCP5
9 1 (1.05%) NCDA
9 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.05%) CCIE
9 1 (1.05%) CCNP
9 1 (1.05%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (46.32%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.95%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.68%) VMware ESX
5 12 (12.63%) vSphere
6 6 (6.32%) ISA Server
6 6 (6.32%) XenApp
7 4 (4.21%) XenServer
7 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.16%) Xen
8 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.05%) NFS
10 1 (1.05%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) SCCM
2 11 (11.58%) SCVMM
3 7 (7.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (6.32%) OpenView
5 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.21%) MOM
7 3 (3.16%) WSUS
7 3 (3.16%) SCOM
7 3 (3.16%) Legato
7 3 (3.16%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (2.11%) HP SIM
8 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.05%) AppDNA
9 1 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.05%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) VMware
2 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.32%) Citrix
4 21 (22.11%) HP
5 16 (16.84%) Symantec
6 9 (9.47%) NetApp
6 9 (9.47%) EMC
7 8 (8.42%) Cisco
8 4 (4.21%) NetIQ
8 4 (4.21%) BMC
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle
8 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.16%) Dell
9 3 (3.16%) Lotus
10 2 (2.11%) AppSense
10 2 (2.11%) McAfee
10 2 (2.11%) Websense
10 2 (2.11%) Compaq
10 2 (2.11%) CommVault
10 2 (2.11%) IBM
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Randstad Technologies
Posted: 3 days ago
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Orderwork
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago