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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 152 153 192
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 7 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 15
Median daily rate £400 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -
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
3088 3278 5554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.69% 95.68% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 2600 4251
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) MCSE
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (18.75%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) SCCM
8 3 (18.75%) SCOM
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
9 2 (12.50%) Office 365
9 2 (12.50%) IBM
9 2 (12.50%) EMC
9 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (12.50%) SQL

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Extranet
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) WiX
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.25%) SUSE
4 1 (6.25%) VMS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) UAG
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Altiris
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) Mitel
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds