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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 357 372 343
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 52 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 17
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£275 £323 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £260 £245
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.30 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £26.70 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 10 £330 -12.00% 1
Enfield - 2 - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 96 (79.34%) Windows
2 72 (59.50%) Active Directory
3 63 (52.07%) VMware
4 56 (46.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (33.88%) MS Exchange
7 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
8 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (22.31%) Cisco
10 25 (20.66%) SAN
11 24 (19.83%) Citrix
11 24 (19.83%) PowerShell
12 22 (18.18%) DNS
13 20 (16.53%) vSphere
14 19 (15.70%) Migration
15 18 (14.88%) Finance
16 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
16 17 (14.05%) Exchange Server 2007
17 16 (13.22%) ITIL
18 15 (12.40%) HP
18 15 (12.40%) DHCP
19 14 (11.57%) MCSE
19 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
19 14 (11.57%) SQL
20 12 (9.92%) NAS
20 12 (9.92%) SCCM
20 12 (9.92%) Windows XP

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (33.88%) MS Exchange
2 27 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (14.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.61%) IIS
6 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.31%) Lync
10 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.65%) Node.js
12 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.66%) SAN
2 22 (18.18%) DNS
3 15 (12.40%) DHCP
4 12 (9.92%) NAS
4 12 (9.92%) Firewall
5 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.61%) WAN
7 7 (5.79%) LAN
7 7 (5.79%) VoIP
7 7 (5.79%) Kerberos
7 7 (5.79%) SNMP
8 5 (4.13%) LDAP
8 5 (4.13%) VPN
9 4 (3.31%) VLAN
9 4 (3.31%) SSL
10 3 (2.48%) DMZ
10 3 (2.48%) Network Security
10 3 (2.48%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.65%) SSH
11 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Sinon.JS
1 2 (1.65%) Mocha
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.65%) Local Government
5 2 (1.65%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) .NET
2 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
4 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.13%) Clustering
3 4 (3.31%) Replication
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.65%) Open Source
4 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.83%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) DataPower
5 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Celerra
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 96 (79.34%) Windows
2 56 (46.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.92%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.44%) Linux
7 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.65%) Android
10 2 (1.65%) CentOS
10 2 (1.65%) Solaris
10 2 (1.65%) UNIX
11 1 (0.83%) SUSE
11 1 (0.83%) VMS
11 1 (0.83%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.70%) Migration
2 16 (13.22%) ITIL
3 8 (6.61%) Service Management
4 5 (4.13%) Change Management
4 5 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.48%) DevOps
7 2 (1.65%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.65%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.65%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (1.65%) Network Management
7 2 (1.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.65%) Project Management
7 2 (1.65%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (0.83%) Information Security
8 1 (0.83%) Security Management
8 1 (0.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.83%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.57%) SQL
3 6 (4.96%) VBScript
3 6 (4.96%) VB
4 3 (2.48%) C++
4 3 (2.48%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) Perl
5 2 (1.65%) Ruby
5 2 (1.65%) PHP
5 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.57%) MCSE
3 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.79%) MCITP
5 6 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.31%) CCNP
7 3 (2.48%) CCNA
7 3 (2.48%) MCSA
7 3 (2.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.83%) CISA
8 1 (0.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.83%) CCIE
8 1 (0.83%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (59.50%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (16.53%) vSphere
4 11 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.26%) Hyper-V
6 6 (4.96%) XenApp
7 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.31%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.31%) DFS Replication
9 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.65%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (1.65%) XenServer
10 2 (1.65%) NFS
10 2 (1.65%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) SCCM
2 11 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.96%) SCOM
4 4 (3.31%) Puppet
5 3 (2.48%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.48%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.48%) WSUS
6 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.65%) OpenView
6 2 (1.65%) MOM
7 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.83%) AppManager
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.83%) Legato
7 1 (0.83%) WMI
7 1 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 63 (52.07%) VMware
2 37 (30.58%) Microsoft
3 27 (22.31%) Cisco
4 24 (19.83%) Citrix
5 15 (12.40%) HP
6 12 (9.92%) Dell
7 7 (5.79%) NetApp
7 7 (5.79%) EMC
7 7 (5.79%) Dell KACE
7 7 (5.79%) ScanSafe
8 6 (4.96%) IBM
8 6 (4.96%) Symantec
9 5 (4.13%) Oracle
9 5 (4.13%) BMC
9 5 (4.13%) Veeam
9 5 (4.13%) Mitel
10 4 (3.31%) AppSense
11 3 (2.48%) Juniper
11 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.48%) CA
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