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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 352 363 343
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 63 56 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 36
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£289 £315 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £214 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £255
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.96%
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 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
22807 23225 22545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.09% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16133 16016 15014
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
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 464 401 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.16 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 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 23 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 19 £300 -27.27% 4
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 96 (82.05%) Windows
2 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 60 (51.28%) VMware
4 55 (47.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (39.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (29.91%) Microsoft
8 32 (27.35%) MS Exchange
9 31 (26.50%) PowerShell
10 26 (22.22%) Finance
11 25 (21.37%) SAN
11 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (20.51%) Migration
13 23 (19.66%) Citrix
14 22 (18.80%) Cisco
14 22 (18.80%) DNS
14 22 (18.80%) SQL
15 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
15 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (15.38%) SCCM
16 18 (15.38%) vSphere
16 18 (15.38%) Banking
16 18 (15.38%) ITIL
16 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (14.53%) DHCP
17 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
18 16 (13.68%) HP
19 13 (11.11%) Dell
19 13 (11.11%) MCSE

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (27.35%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (9.40%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (7.69%) IIS
7 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.85%) Node.js
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.85%) Lync
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (21.37%) SAN
2 22 (18.80%) DNS
3 17 (14.53%) DHCP
4 11 (9.40%) NAS
5 10 (8.55%) Kerberos
6 9 (7.69%) SNMP
6 9 (7.69%) WAN
7 8 (6.84%) LDAP
8 7 (5.98%) Firewall
8 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.98%) LAN
9 6 (5.13%) VoIP
10 4 (3.42%) VLAN
10 4 (3.42%) VPN
11 3 (2.56%) SSL
11 3 (2.56%) WLAN
11 3 (2.56%) Network Security
12 2 (1.71%) SSH
12 2 (1.71%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.71%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.85%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (0.85%) Mocha
2 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Banking
3 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Law
5 4 (3.42%) Legal
6 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) .NET
2 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.71%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.71%) Middleware
4 1 (0.85%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Clustering
2 6 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.27%) Replication
4 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.71%) Open Source
5 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) Celerra
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 96 (82.05%) Windows
2 55 (47.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (39.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.40%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.27%) Linux
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (3.42%) UNIX
9 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.71%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.85%) SUSE
10 1 (0.85%) VMS
10 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.85%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.85%) Android
10 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Migration
2 18 (15.38%) ITIL
3 10 (8.55%) Service Management
4 6 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (4.27%) Change Management
5 5 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.42%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (2.56%) Project Management
7 3 (2.56%) Performance Management
8 2 (1.71%) Document Management
8 2 (1.71%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.71%) Integration Testing
8 2 (1.71%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.50%) PowerShell
2 22 (18.80%) SQL
3 7 (5.98%) VBScript
3 7 (5.98%) VB
4 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.56%) C++
4 3 (2.56%) Java
4 3 (2.56%) Perl
5 2 (1.71%) Ruby
5 2 (1.71%) PHP
5 2 (1.71%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.11%) MCSE
3 9 (7.69%) MCITP
4 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.27%) MCP
6 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.42%) CCNP
7 4 (3.42%) CCNA
8 3 (2.56%) MCSA
9 2 (1.71%) CCA
9 2 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.85%) CRISC
10 1 (0.85%) CCEE
10 1 (0.85%) CISA
10 1 (0.85%) CISM
10 1 (0.85%) CISSP
10 1 (0.85%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 37 (31.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.38%) vSphere
4 10 (8.55%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.27%) DFS Replication
6 5 (4.27%) XenApp
6 5 (4.27%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.27%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.56%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.71%) XenServer
9 2 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.71%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.85%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (15.38%) SCCM
2 12 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.84%) SCOM
4 6 (5.13%) WSUS
5 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.56%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.56%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.56%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.71%) Puppet
6 2 (1.71%) OpenView
6 2 (1.71%) MOM
6 2 (1.71%) AppManager
6 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.85%) Legato
7 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.85%) Ionix
7 1 (0.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (51.28%) VMware
2 35 (29.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (19.66%) Citrix
4 22 (18.80%) Cisco
5 16 (13.68%) HP
6 13 (11.11%) Dell
7 8 (6.84%) NetApp
8 7 (5.98%) Dell KACE
8 7 (5.98%) ScanSafe
9 6 (5.13%) Mitel
9 6 (5.13%) LANDesk
9 6 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.13%) IBM
9 6 (5.13%) CA
9 6 (5.13%) EMC
10 5 (4.27%) Symantec
10 5 (4.27%) BMC
10 5 (4.27%) Altiris
11 4 (3.42%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.42%) Oracle
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