The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 404 337 353
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 47 105 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.47% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 74 50
Median daily rate £350 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £195 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.18%
Server Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21848 22430 23088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.69% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15549 15723 15679
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 332 445
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the London region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the London region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 10 £293 +19.38% 5
Mayfair - 2 £363 -
Ilford 0 1 £250 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 93 (76.86%) Windows
2 86 (71.07%) Windows Server
3 75 (61.98%) VMware
4 62 (51.24%) Active Directory
5 48 (39.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (38.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
9 41 (33.88%) DNS
10 35 (28.93%) Citrix
11 33 (27.27%) ITIL
11 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (25.62%) Linux
13 27 (22.31%) MS Exchange
13 27 (22.31%) Firewall
14 26 (21.49%) HP
15 25 (20.66%) Migration
16 23 (19.01%) SAN
17 22 (18.18%) Unix
17 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
18 21 (17.36%) XenApp
19 20 (16.53%) vSphere
19 20 (16.53%) SCOM
19 20 (16.53%) Cisco
20 19 (15.70%) DHCP
20 19 (15.70%) PowerShell
20 19 (15.70%) VMware ESXi
21 18 (14.88%) NetApp
21 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (14.88%) MS Excel

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 27 (22.31%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.22%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.57%) Skype for Business
4 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.26%) IIS
6 4 (3.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.31%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) Drupal
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 18 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.61%) MS Project
3 7 (5.79%) MS Office
3 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) Office 365
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.65%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (33.88%) DNS
2 27 (22.31%) Firewall
3 23 (19.01%) SAN
4 19 (15.70%) DHCP
5 10 (8.26%) VLAN
6 8 (6.61%) Extranet
6 8 (6.61%) Network Security
7 6 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.96%) iSCSI
7 6 (4.96%) LAN
7 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.96%) WAN
8 5 (4.13%) SSL
8 5 (4.13%) VPN
8 5 (4.13%) Wireless
9 4 (3.31%) MPLS
10 3 (2.48%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.65%) NAS
11 2 (1.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.65%) DB2
4 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.83%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Introscope
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) WiX
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Banking
3 9 (7.44%) Back Office
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Law
6 2 (1.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Middleware
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.83%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.48%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.48%) NHS
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.65%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.65%) FMCG
4 2 (1.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) DataPower
5 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.83%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.83%) Informatics
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (76.86%) Windows
2 86 (71.07%) Windows Server
3 47 (38.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (35.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (25.62%) Linux
7 22 (18.18%) Unix
8 10 (8.26%) Windows 7
9 9 (7.44%) AIX
10 8 (6.61%) Windows Phone
11 5 (4.13%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (4.13%) SUSE
12 4 (3.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (2.48%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (2.48%) Solaris
14 2 (1.65%) Android
14 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) ITIL
2 25 (20.66%) Migration
3 15 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.26%) Project Management
6 9 (7.44%) Business Continuity
6 9 (7.44%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.44%) ITIL V3
7 8 (6.61%) Capacity Management
7 8 (6.61%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (6.61%) Software Deployment
8 6 (4.96%) DevOps
9 5 (4.13%) High Availability
9 5 (4.13%) ITSM
9 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.13%) Service Management
10 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.48%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) PowerShell
2 17 (14.05%) SQL
3 8 (6.61%) Perl
4 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.13%) Korn
5 3 (2.48%) C#
6 2 (1.65%) C
6 2 (1.65%) Java
6 2 (1.65%) PHP
6 2 (1.65%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) C++
7 1 (0.83%) Jython
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (13.22%) MCSE
4 11 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.79%) CCNA
6 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.48%) MCSA
7 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.65%) Degree
9 1 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) BS7799
System Software
1 62 (51.24%) Active Directory
2 48 (39.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (17.36%) XenApp
4 20 (16.53%) vSphere
5 19 (15.70%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (13.22%) Hyper-V
7 15 (12.40%) VMware ESX
8 9 (7.44%) UAG
9 8 (6.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (3.31%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.48%) ISA Server
12 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (2.48%) vCloud
12 3 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.83%) Firmware
13 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (16.53%) SCOM
2 15 (12.40%) SCCM
3 12 (9.92%) Backup Exec
4 11 (9.09%) Puppet
5 8 (6.61%) IBM BigFix
5 8 (6.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 7 (5.79%) Ansible
7 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.48%) WSUS
9 2 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.65%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.65%) Nagios
9 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.65%) Salt
9 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.83%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.83%) Graphite
10 1 (0.83%) Kibana
10 1 (0.83%) Riemann
Vendors
1 75 (61.98%) VMware
2 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
3 35 (28.93%) Citrix
4 26 (21.49%) HP
5 20 (16.53%) Cisco
6 18 (14.88%) NetApp
6 18 (14.88%) Symantec
7 15 (12.40%) IBM
8 13 (10.74%) EMC
9 9 (7.44%) Oracle
10 7 (5.79%) Juniper
11 6 (4.96%) Mitel
12 5 (4.13%) Dell
12 5 (4.13%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.31%) Veeam
14 2 (1.65%) arcserve
14 2 (1.65%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.65%) Splunk
15 1 (0.83%) RightFax
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