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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 399 415 366
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 10 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.037% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.040% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Average daily rate
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£238 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £300 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £385 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £285 £233
% change year-on-year
- +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.41 £24.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-34.03% +24.37%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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.

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Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 15 (55.56%) VMware
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) SCCM
10 5 (18.52%) vSphere
10 5 (18.52%) DNS
10 5 (18.52%) SAN
11 4 (14.81%) HP
11 4 (14.81%) EMC
11 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco
11 4 (14.81%) ITIL
11 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.81%) Migration
11 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
11 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Clustering
12 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
12 3 (11.11%) NetApp
12 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 3 (11.11%) IIS
12 3 (11.11%) SQL

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Local Government
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.70%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.70%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
1 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.41%) NFS
7 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) WSUS
3 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Legato
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) EMC
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (7.41%) Veeam
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya
5 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Sun
6 1 (3.70%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) BMC
6 1 (3.70%) Infoblox