The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 142 146 171
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.13% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 19
Median daily rate £395 £319 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.92% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £348 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.81% +32.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 3003 4907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.88% 95.67% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2369 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the City of London region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the City of London region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 6 (33.33%) Migration
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 4 (22.22%) SCCM
8 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) Unix
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) MCSE
9 3 (16.67%) LDAP
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) WSUS
9 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 3 (16.67%) SCOM
9 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
10 2 (11.11%) Office 365
10 2 (11.11%) Server Building

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) Telepresence
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) VMS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
2 3 (16.67%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Polycom