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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 320 346 319
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 70 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 27
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £230
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.22 - £26.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.13 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 - £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -19.04%
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
19374 20076 18238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 93.05% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13538 13608 12452
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
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 319 384 408
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £43.63 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +25 20 £413 -2.94% 3
Chessington - - - -
Rainham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 98 (79.03%) Windows
2 74 (59.68%) VMware
3 73 (58.87%) Active Directory
4 51 (41.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (36.29%) Microsoft
6 41 (33.06%) MS Exchange
7 40 (32.26%) SAN
7 40 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (22.58%) Citrix
9 28 (22.58%) Cisco
10 25 (20.16%) DNS
10 25 (20.16%) SQL Server
11 24 (19.35%) vSphere
12 23 (18.55%) Migration
13 22 (17.74%) SQL
14 21 (16.94%) NAS
15 20 (16.13%) Firewall
16 19 (15.32%) PowerShell
17 18 (14.52%) Finance
18 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (12.90%) ITIL
19 15 (12.10%) MCSE
19 15 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
20 14 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
20 14 (11.29%) EMC
20 14 (11.29%) DHCP
21 13 (10.48%) Hyper-V
22 11 (8.87%) WAN

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 41 (33.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.06%) IIS
4 9 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.65%) Lync
7 6 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.81%) Node.js
10 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.81%) Apache
10 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (32.26%) SAN
2 25 (20.16%) DNS
3 21 (16.94%) NAS
4 20 (16.13%) Firewall
5 14 (11.29%) DHCP
6 11 (8.87%) WAN
7 10 (8.06%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.26%) LAN
9 7 (5.65%) VoIP
10 6 (4.84%) Kerberos
10 6 (4.84%) SNMP
10 6 (4.84%) VPN
11 5 (4.03%) DMZ
11 5 (4.03%) LDAP
12 4 (3.23%) VLAN
13 3 (2.42%) Internet
14 2 (1.61%) MPLS
14 2 (1.61%) SSL
14 2 (1.61%) WLAN
14 2 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) DB2
5 1 (0.81%) DTS
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Mocha
1 1 (0.81%) Sinon.JS
General
1 18 (14.52%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Law
4 5 (4.03%) Legal
5 4 (3.23%) Back Office
6 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.42%) Local Government
7 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) .NET
1 2 (1.61%) XML
1 2 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) RESTful
2 1 (0.81%) J2EE
2 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Blackberry
1 7 (5.65%) Clustering
1 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.23%) NHS
2 4 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.42%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.42%) Open Source
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.61%) CMDB
4 2 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (0.81%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.81%) Social Network
5 1 (0.81%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 98 (79.03%) Windows
2 51 (41.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.26%) Linux
6 6 (4.84%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.42%) UNIX
8 3 (2.42%) CentOS
8 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.42%) Solaris
9 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.81%) Debian
10 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.81%) Android
10 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.55%) Migration
2 16 (12.90%) ITIL
3 14 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (6.45%) Change Management
5 4 (3.23%) Validation
5 4 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.42%) Time Management
6 3 (2.42%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (2.42%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (2.42%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.42%) Regression Testing
6 3 (2.42%) Project Management
6 3 (2.42%) Security Management
7 2 (1.61%) Integration Testing
7 2 (1.61%) DevOps
7 2 (1.61%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.61%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (1.61%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (0.81%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (0.81%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.74%) SQL
2 19 (15.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.03%) Perl
4 4 (3.23%) Java
5 3 (2.42%) C++
5 3 (2.42%) VBScript
6 2 (1.61%) Ruby
6 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.61%) C
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.81%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) Python
7 1 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.10%) MCSE
3 10 (8.06%) MCITP
4 8 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.23%) VCP4
8 2 (1.61%) Degree
8 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.81%) MCP
9 1 (0.81%) CCIE
9 1 (0.81%) CCNA
9 1 (0.81%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.81%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (58.87%) Active Directory
2 40 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (19.35%) vSphere
4 13 (10.48%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.45%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.65%) XenApp
7 6 (4.84%) VMware Server
8 5 (4.03%) Terminal Server
9 4 (3.23%) DFS Replication
9 4 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (1.61%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.61%) vCloud
11 2 (1.61%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.81%) NFS
12 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) SCCM
2 5 (4.03%) Puppet
3 3 (2.42%) SCOM
3 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.42%) ARCserve
3 3 (2.42%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.42%) WSUS
4 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.81%) Legato
4 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.81%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 74 (59.68%) VMware
2 45 (36.29%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.58%) Cisco
3 28 (22.58%) Citrix
4 14 (11.29%) EMC
5 11 (8.87%) HP
6 7 (5.65%) Oracle
6 7 (5.65%) NetApp
7 5 (4.03%) Dell
7 5 (4.03%) AppSense
8 4 (3.23%) Mitel
8 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.23%) Mercator
8 4 (3.23%) IBM
8 4 (3.23%) Veeam
9 3 (2.42%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.42%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.42%) Sun
9 3 (2.42%) Avaya
9 3 (2.42%) Juniper
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