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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 364 335 358
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 47 70 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 32
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.45 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.03 £21.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+38.22% +1.20%
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +30 5 £319 -20.31% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £325 -
Westminster - 2 £413 -
Ilford +5 1 £375 -
Croydon -13 1 - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (84.88%) Windows
2 66 (76.74%) Windows Server
3 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
4 44 (51.16%) VMware
5 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
6 29 (33.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (31.40%) PowerShell
8 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (27.91%) DNS
9 22 (25.58%) SAN
9 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (25.58%) Migration
10 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (22.09%) Finance
11 19 (22.09%) IIS
12 18 (20.93%) ITIL
13 16 (18.60%) SQL
13 16 (18.60%) DHCP
13 16 (18.60%) HP
13 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
14 15 (17.44%) Cisco
14 15 (17.44%) Banking
15 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
16 13 (15.12%) Citrix
17 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
17 12 (13.95%) Linux
18 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
18 11 (12.79%) SCCM
19 10 (11.63%) Firewall
20 8 (9.30%) vSphere

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (22.09%) IIS
2 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.33%) Lync
7 2 (2.33%) SAS
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Node.js
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.91%) DNS
2 22 (25.58%) SAN
3 16 (18.60%) DHCP
4 10 (11.63%) Firewall
5 7 (8.14%) DMZ
6 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.81%) Internet
8 4 (4.65%) Intranet
8 4 (4.65%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.49%) VPN
10 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.33%) LAN
10 2 (2.33%) LDAP
10 2 (2.33%) NAS
10 2 (2.33%) VLAN
10 2 (2.33%) Wireless
11 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.16%) Network Security
11 1 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.33%) QlikView
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Mocha
1 1 (1.16%) MSI
1 1 (1.16%) Sinon.JS
1 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.16%) WiX
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) Middleware
2 1 (1.16%) RESTful
2 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.16%) WSH
2 1 (1.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) NHS
3 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.49%) Clustering
3 3 (3.49%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Social Network
5 1 (1.16%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.16%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (84.88%) Windows
2 66 (76.74%) Windows Server
3 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.95%) Linux
7 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.81%) Unix
8 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.16%) Android
10 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.16%) Solaris
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Migration
2 18 (20.93%) ITIL
3 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (9.30%) Server Building
4 6 (6.98%) Release Management
5 5 (5.81%) High Availability
5 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.81%) QMS
6 4 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (3.49%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.49%) Change Management
7 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.49%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (3.49%) Service Management
8 2 (2.33%) Analytics
8 2 (2.33%) Change Control
8 2 (2.33%) Document Management
8 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.33%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) PowerShell
2 16 (18.60%) SQL
3 3 (3.49%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.14%) MCSE
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.49%) CCNP
4 3 (3.49%) Degree
5 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) MCITP
5 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) CCIE
6 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.16%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.16%) MCP
6 1 (1.16%) MCSA
6 1 (1.16%) MCSD
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 29 (33.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.30%) vSphere
5 5 (5.81%) VMware Server
5 5 (5.81%) XenApp
6 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.33%) Firmware
7 2 (2.33%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) SCCM
2 4 (4.65%) SCOrch
2 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.49%) AppManager
3 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (3.49%) WSUS
4 2 (2.33%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.16%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) Simpana
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) VMware
2 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.60%) HP
4 15 (17.44%) Cisco
5 13 (15.12%) Citrix
6 7 (8.14%) LANDesk
7 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.81%) EMC
8 5 (5.81%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.65%) Dell
9 4 (4.65%) Juniper
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle
9 4 (4.65%) Remedy
10 3 (3.49%) Compaq
10 3 (3.49%) McAfee
11 2 (2.33%) AppSense
11 2 (2.33%) CommVault
11 2 (2.33%) NetApp
11 2 (2.33%) Tableau
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