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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 154 164 202
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 8 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.71% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.74% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 4
Median daily rate £295 £344 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £224 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £23.92 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £20.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +0.92%
Server Engineer
London

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
3283 5236 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.94% 95.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3965 4336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.21 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) DNS
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
8 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
9 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (30.77%) Migration
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
10 3 (23.08%) DHCP
10 3 (23.08%) MCSE
10 3 (23.08%) IIS
10 3 (23.08%) Citrix
10 3 (23.08%) IBM
10 3 (23.08%) HP
10 3 (23.08%) Finance
10 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (23.08%) Symantec
10 3 (23.08%) Banking
10 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (23.08%) SCOM
10 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
10 3 (23.08%) Office 365
10 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (23.08%) UAG

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 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) Extranet
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) DMZ
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (23.08%) UAG
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) IBM BigFix
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos