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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 384 389 378
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 27 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 14
Average daily rate £338 £311 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £379 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -26.98%
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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
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 308 344 397
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 £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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 +41 3 £319 -1.92% 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Windows Server Engineer
England

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
1 45 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (42.22%) Finance
4 16 (35.56%) VMware
4 16 (35.56%) IIS
4 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
5 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (33.33%) Banking
6 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (22.22%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) DNS
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) Citrix
10 7 (15.56%) Migration
10 7 (15.56%) SQL
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.33%) DHCP
11 6 (13.33%) DMZ
11 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
12 5 (11.11%) SCCM
12 5 (11.11%) NetApp
12 5 (11.11%) Firewall
12 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.11%) VoIP
13 4 (8.89%) SLA
13 4 (8.89%) SAN

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (35.56%) IIS
2 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) DNS
2 6 (13.33%) DHCP
2 6 (13.33%) DMZ
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) VoIP
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.44%) FTP
6 2 (4.44%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) NAS
6 2 (4.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) Intranet
7 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.22%) Skype
7 1 (2.22%) SSL
7 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
1 45 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.22%) Linux
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Android
6 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.44%) CentOS
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.89%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) Wealth Management
5 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.44%) High Availability
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Time Management
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL
6 1 (2.22%) Open Source
6 1 (2.22%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) XenApp
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) NFS
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.22%) vMotion
4 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 5 (11.11%) NetApp
5 3 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec