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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 149 145 177
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Median daily rate £400 £319 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £348 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.56% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.00%

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
2778 2872 4792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.73% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2248 3700
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) SCCM
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (13.33%) EMC
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) LDAP
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
8 2 (13.33%) WSUS
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) VMS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Server Building
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Altiris
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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