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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 161 167 196
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 12 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Median daily rate £316 £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £441 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £296 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.17% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £19.03 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+24.80% -22.32%
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
3249 4422 5591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.26% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 3481 4105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) DNS
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (40.91%) Migration
7 9 (40.91%) MCSE
8 8 (36.36%) Citrix
8 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (31.82%) SCOM
9 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (27.27%) Symantec
10 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 6 (27.27%) IBM
11 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
11 5 (22.73%) XenApp
11 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
11 5 (22.73%) SCCM
11 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
11 5 (22.73%) UAG
11 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
11 5 (22.73%) Firewall
11 5 (22.73%) Office 365
12 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager

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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
1 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) Extranet
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 4 (18.18%) VLAN
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) WiX
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Phone
5 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.55%) SUSE
6 1 (4.55%) VMS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) MCSE
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) UAG
4 5 (22.73%) XenApp
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
6 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
7 1 (4.55%) DFS Replication
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCOM
2 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
2 5 (22.73%) SCCM
3 4 (18.18%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (9.09%) WSUS
5 1 (4.55%) Ansible
5 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Puppet
5 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) Symantec
5 4 (18.18%) HP
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
7 2 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper
8 1 (4.55%) Altiris
8 1 (4.55%) Mitel
8 1 (4.55%) NetApp
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.55%) Sophos