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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 323 354 328
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 63 47 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 23
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£335 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £273 £255
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £20.45 £24.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.69 £24.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.69 £24.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -2.43%
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +15 10 £365 -5.80% 5
Enfield - 4 - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 94 (77.05%) Windows
2 68 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 68 (55.74%) VMware
3 47 (38.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
4 37 (30.33%) MS Exchange
5 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (28.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (27.05%) SAN
7 27 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (20.49%) vSphere
8 25 (20.49%) Citrix
9 22 (18.03%) PowerShell
10 21 (17.21%) DNS
11 20 (16.39%) Cisco
12 19 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (13.93%) Migration
14 16 (13.11%) Firewall
15 15 (12.30%) NAS
16 14 (11.48%) Finance
16 14 (11.48%) HP
16 14 (11.48%) SQL
17 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
17 13 (10.66%) EMC
17 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
18 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (9.02%) DHCP
19 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2007
20 10 (8.20%) SCCM
20 10 (8.20%) Dell

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 37 (30.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (7.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.38%) IIS
5 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.92%) Lync
7 5 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.64%) Node.js
10 1 (0.82%) Apache
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.05%) SAN
2 21 (17.21%) DNS
3 16 (13.11%) Firewall
4 15 (12.30%) NAS
5 11 (9.02%) DHCP
6 9 (7.38%) WAN
7 8 (6.56%) LAN
7 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.92%) VoIP
8 6 (4.92%) SNMP
8 6 (4.92%) Kerberos
9 5 (4.10%) VPN
9 5 (4.10%) DMZ
10 4 (3.28%) VLAN
10 4 (3.28%) LDAP
10 4 (3.28%) SSL
11 3 (2.46%) Internet
12 2 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.64%) SSH
12 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.82%) Big Data
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Sinon.JS
1 2 (1.64%) Mocha
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Law
3 4 (3.28%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
5 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Local Government
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.64%) Middleware
3 2 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) REST
4 1 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.28%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.28%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.46%) CLARiiON
3 3 (2.46%) Replication
3 3 (2.46%) Clustering
3 3 (2.46%) Open Source
4 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) NHS
4 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Social Network
5 1 (0.82%) Statistics
5 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.82%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 94 (77.05%) Windows
2 47 (38.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (28.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (22.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.20%) Linux
6 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.46%) CentOS
8 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.64%) Android
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.64%) UNIX
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.64%) Solaris
10 1 (0.82%) VMS
10 1 (0.82%) Debian
10 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.93%) Migration
2 9 (7.38%) ITIL
3 8 (6.56%) Change Management
4 5 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (4.10%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (2.46%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.46%) Time Management
5 3 (2.46%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.46%) DevOps
6 2 (1.64%) Line Management
6 2 (1.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (1.64%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.64%) Integration Testing
6 2 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.64%) Security Management
7 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (0.82%) Project Management
7 1 (0.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.48%) SQL
3 4 (3.28%) VBScript
4 3 (2.46%) VB
4 3 (2.46%) C++
4 3 (2.46%) Java
4 3 (2.46%) Perl
5 2 (1.64%) Ruby
5 2 (1.64%) PHP
5 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.82%) Python
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.20%) MCSE
3 8 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.10%) MCITP
7 2 (1.64%) MCP
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.82%) CCIE
8 1 (0.82%) CCNA
8 1 (0.82%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.82%) Degree
8 1 (0.82%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 35 (28.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (20.49%) vSphere
4 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.38%) VMware ESX
6 7 (5.74%) XenApp
7 4 (3.28%) DFS Replication
7 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.28%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.28%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.64%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (1.64%) vCloud
9 2 (1.64%) NFS
10 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) SCCM
2 5 (4.10%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.10%) Puppet
3 4 (3.28%) SCOM
4 3 (2.46%) BladeLogic
4 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.64%) WSUS
5 2 (1.64%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.82%) OpenView
6 1 (0.82%) Legato
6 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.82%) MOM
6 1 (0.82%) AppManager
6 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.82%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 68 (55.74%) VMware
2 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (20.49%) Citrix
4 20 (16.39%) Cisco
5 14 (11.48%) HP
6 13 (10.66%) EMC
7 10 (8.20%) Dell
8 6 (4.92%) NetApp
9 5 (4.10%) IBM
9 5 (4.10%) Oracle
9 5 (4.10%) AppSense
9 5 (4.10%) Veeam
10 4 (3.28%) Mitel
10 4 (3.28%) Mercator
10 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.28%) BMC
11 3 (2.46%) CA
11 3 (2.46%) Juniper
11 3 (2.46%) Websense
11 3 (2.46%) Symantec
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