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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 155 172 190
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 10 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.53% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.56% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 9
Median daily rate £295 £321 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.17% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £207 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £399 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.84%
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
3237 5511 5681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.71% 94.69% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 4250 4231
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 97 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (41.67%) SCOM
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 4 (33.33%) UAG
7 4 (33.33%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Symantec
7 4 (33.33%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) Extranet
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

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 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) Extranet
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (33.33%) UAG
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Sophos
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