The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 403 412 384
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 17 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.088% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.094% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 9
Average daily rate
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£318 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £428 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £288 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.08% -19.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £27.38 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +12.91%
Windows 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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Windows Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Windows Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server Engineer across the London region.

Windows Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server Engineer across the London region.

Windows Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +26 5 £350 -18.84% 2
Windows Server Engineer
England

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
4 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (40.54%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
7 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (29.73%) SCCM
9 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
9 10 (27.03%) Finance
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Citrix
11 7 (18.92%) Migration
11 7 (18.92%) vSphere
11 7 (18.92%) Banking
11 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
12 5 (13.51%) Clustering
12 5 (13.51%) IBM
12 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
12 5 (13.51%) SCVMM
12 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
12 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
13 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (10.81%) SCOM
13 4 (10.81%) WSUS
13 4 (10.81%) DNS
13 4 (10.81%) Cisco

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Lync
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) NAS
4 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.41%) DMZ
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Law
4 4 (10.81%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Video Editing
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Celerra
4 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX
6 3 (8.11%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (8.11%) DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.70%) Benchmarking
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) MVC
5 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCA
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.92%) vSphere
3 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
4 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) SCVMM
3 4 (10.81%) SCOM
3 4 (10.81%) WSUS
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
4 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) VMware
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) IBM
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco
5 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) EMC
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) BMC
8 1 (2.70%) CommVault