The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 380 388 388
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 21 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.078% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.085% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £380 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £310 £250
% change year-on-year
-12.09% +24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.25 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+369.54% -0.08%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Windows Server Engineer
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +27 6 £410 -3.52%
Brentford - - - -
Windows Server Engineer
England

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (46.88%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (28.13%) Citrix
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) Banking
10 8 (25.00%) SCCM
11 7 (21.88%) vSphere
11 7 (21.88%) Migration
12 6 (18.75%) DNS
12 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
13 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
13 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
13 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
13 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
13 5 (15.63%) IBM
13 5 (15.63%) Law
13 5 (15.63%) Legal
14 4 (12.50%) Clustering
14 4 (12.50%) Cisco
14 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (12.50%) SAN

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.38%) Lync
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) FCoE
5 1 (3.13%) DMZ
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Law
3 5 (15.63%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Video Editing
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Celerra
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) CCEE
3 1 (3.13%) NCDA
3 1 (3.13%) VCP5
3 1 (3.13%) CCA
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) vSphere
4 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (9.38%) XenApp
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.13%) NFS
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
3 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) IBM
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) CommVault
7 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.13%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec