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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
England / London
Rank 362 341 310
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 43 70 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 70
Median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £196 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £24.75 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.81% +32.50%

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
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +7 11 £395 +23.92% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £375 -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (72.22%) Windows
2 54 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
3 47 (52.22%) VMware
4 36 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (27.78%) DNS
7 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
9 18 (20.00%) SAN
9 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (18.89%) Linux
10 17 (18.89%) Firewall
11 16 (17.78%) Finance
12 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 15 (16.67%) HP
12 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 15 (16.67%) SCCM
13 14 (15.56%) Cisco
13 14 (15.56%) SQL
13 14 (15.56%) Migration
14 13 (14.44%) Citrix
15 12 (13.33%) ITIL
15 12 (13.33%) Unix
15 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
15 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 12 (13.33%) vSphere
16 11 (12.22%) DHCP
17 10 (11.11%) VMware ESXi

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 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.33%) IIS
5 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) JBoss
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.11%) Office 365
3 6 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.22%) IaaS
6 1 (1.11%) GitHub
6 1 (1.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.78%) DNS
2 18 (20.00%) SAN
3 17 (18.89%) Firewall
4 11 (12.22%) DHCP
5 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.89%) WAN
6 7 (7.78%) LAN
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.67%) SSL
8 5 (5.56%) LDAP
8 5 (5.56%) VoIP
9 4 (4.44%) VPN
10 3 (3.33%) Internet
10 3 (3.33%) MPLS
10 3 (3.33%) VLAN
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.22%) OSPF
11 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.56%) DB2
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.22%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) Introscope
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.22%) WAP
3 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.11%) EntireX
3 1 (1.11%) J2EE
3 1 (1.11%) JSON
3 1 (1.11%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.56%) Replication
2 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) DataPower
5 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (72.22%) Windows
2 54 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 36 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (18.89%) Linux
6 12 (13.33%) Unix
7 8 (8.89%) AIX
7 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.33%) VMS
12 2 (2.22%) Solaris
12 2 (2.22%) SUSE
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) Migration
2 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 12 (13.33%) ITIL
3 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 6 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 5 (5.56%) High Availability
5 5 (5.56%) ITSM
5 5 (5.56%) Service Management
6 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.33%) Build Automation
7 3 (3.33%) Server Building
8 2 (2.22%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.22%) Change Management
8 2 (2.22%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.22%) DevOps
8 2 (2.22%) ETL
8 2 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.56%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.89%) Perl
5 7 (7.78%) Korn
6 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.22%) Java
7 2 (2.22%) Jython
8 1 (1.11%) C#
8 1 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.78%) MCSE
5 5 (5.56%) CCNA
6 3 (3.33%) Degree
7 2 (2.22%) MCP
7 2 (2.22%) MCSD
7 2 (2.22%) MCTS
8 1 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) vSphere
4 10 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.44%) VMware Server
6 4 (4.44%) XenApp
7 2 (2.22%) Firmware
7 2 (2.22%) vCloud
8 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.11%) iptables
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) SCCM
2 7 (7.78%) Ansible
2 7 (7.78%) Puppet
2 7 (7.78%) SCOM
3 6 (6.67%) WSUS
4 3 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.22%) vRealize
6 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.11%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.11%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.11%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.11%) logstash
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (52.22%) VMware
2 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.67%) HP
4 14 (15.56%) Cisco
5 13 (14.44%) Citrix
6 9 (10.00%) Oracle
7 7 (7.78%) IBM
8 6 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.67%) Symantec
9 5 (5.56%) Dell
10 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.44%) Sophos
11 3 (3.33%) Altiris
11 3 (3.33%) EMC
11 3 (3.33%) NetApp
11 3 (3.33%) Splunk
12 2 (2.22%) Aruba
12 2 (2.22%) RedGate
12 2 (2.22%) Tableau
12 2 (2.22%) Veeam