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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 380 395 378
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 28 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.047% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.051% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £308 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.46%
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
20684 21615 20403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.43% 92.67% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14220 15100 13816
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £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 368 383 422
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.86 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 +12 11 £450 +50.00%
Windows Server Engineer
England

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
5 25 (58.14%) VMware
6 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
6 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
8 16 (37.21%) Cisco
8 16 (37.21%) SAN
9 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
11 11 (25.58%) DNS
11 11 (25.58%) Migration
11 11 (25.58%) Finance
11 11 (25.58%) Banking
12 10 (23.26%) NAS
12 10 (23.26%) vSphere
13 9 (20.93%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
13 9 (20.93%) IIS
13 9 (20.93%) MCSE
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (18.60%) ITIL
14 8 (18.60%) SQL
14 8 (18.60%) DHCP
14 8 (18.60%) MCITP
15 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
15 7 (16.28%) HP
16 6 (13.95%) Linux

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) IIS
3 5 (11.63%) Lync
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) SAN
2 11 (25.58%) DNS
3 10 (23.26%) NAS
4 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
5 8 (18.60%) DHCP
6 3 (6.98%) VoIP
6 3 (6.98%) Firewall
7 1 (2.33%) WAN
7 1 (2.33%) SMTP
7 1 (2.33%) LAN
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) VPN
7 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.33%) Multicast
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
1 11 (25.58%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) Clustering
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (62.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Linux
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.98%) Solaris
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) CentOS
8 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.33%) Debian
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Validation
4 3 (6.98%) Project Management
4 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Security Management
6 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) MCSE
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) MCITP
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.26%) vSphere
4 5 (11.63%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.65%) XenApp
8 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.33%) NFS
8 1 (2.33%) vCloud
8 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) MOM
2 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
2 1 (2.33%) vMotion
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) VMware
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco
4 7 (16.28%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) Avaya
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) Veeam
7 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.65%) Intel
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) CommVault
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Sophos
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) Greenplum
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