The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 569 530 565
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +35
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 18 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.029% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.032% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 14
Average daily rate £265 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £202 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £320 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3rd Line Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -83 17 £220 -12.00% 6
London -18 7 £308 -3.90% 1
South East -15 6 £220 -12.00% 2
Berkshire -6 3 £220 -12.00% 1
South West - 3 £150 - 2
Hampshire -1 1 - -
East of England - 1 £160 -
West Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Leeds - - - -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line 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 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) VMware
3 27 (65.85%) MS Exchange
4 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
5 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (36.59%) DNS
8 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
8 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (26.83%) DHCP
11 9 (21.95%) SQL
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
12 8 (19.51%) Citrix
13 7 (17.07%) SAN
13 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
13 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
14 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
15 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.20%) Cisco
15 5 (12.20%) Migration
15 5 (12.20%) Firewall
15 5 (12.20%) SCCM
16 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
16 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
16 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (9.76%) HP
16 4 (9.76%) Dell

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line 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 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (65.85%) MS Exchange
2 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DNS
2 11 (26.83%) DHCP
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) LDAP
8 1 (2.44%) LAN
8 1 (2.44%) PBX
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) VLAN
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
1 3 (7.32%) NHS
1 3 (7.32%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.88%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) NetWare
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Migration
2 2 (4.88%) Network Design
3 1 (2.44%) CRM
3 1 (2.44%) ERP
3 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
2 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCA
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) MetaFrame
5 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) XenServer
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.44%) NLBS
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.88%) Veeam
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
7 2 (4.88%) SAP
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Nortel
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
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