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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 382 354 349
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 53 83 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 60
Median daily rate £345 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £298 £280
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £33.00 £43.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +95.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £43.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £43.00 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.52 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -13.26%
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
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
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 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +8 10 £284 +3.18% 3
Mayfair - 2 £325 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 91 (79.13%) Windows
2 83 (72.17%) Windows Server
3 79 (68.70%) VMware
4 64 (55.65%) Active Directory
5 49 (42.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (37.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
7 41 (35.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (34.78%) DNS
9 34 (29.57%) Citrix
10 29 (25.22%) MS Exchange
10 29 (25.22%) Linux
10 29 (25.22%) ITIL
10 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (24.35%) Firewall
12 27 (23.48%) HP
13 24 (20.87%) SAN
13 24 (20.87%) Migration
14 23 (20.00%) Cisco
14 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 23 (20.00%) vSphere
14 23 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (19.13%) Symantec
16 21 (18.26%) DHCP
16 21 (18.26%) SCOM
17 20 (17.39%) XenApp
17 20 (17.39%) Unix
18 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
18 19 (16.52%) PowerShell
19 18 (15.65%) Finance

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 29 (25.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.91%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.17%) Skype for Business
4 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.09%) IIS
6 5 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.74%) Apache
8 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.87%) Drupal
9 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Project
3 7 (6.09%) MS Office
3 7 (6.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.91%) Office 365
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.74%) IaaS
4 2 (1.74%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.78%) DNS
2 28 (24.35%) Firewall
3 24 (20.87%) SAN
4 21 (18.26%) DHCP
5 13 (11.30%) VLAN
6 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (6.96%) Extranet
7 8 (6.96%) Network Security
8 7 (6.09%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.09%) VPN
8 7 (6.09%) Wireless
9 6 (5.22%) LAN
9 6 (5.22%) MPLS
9 6 (5.22%) WAN
10 5 (4.35%) SSL
11 4 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (3.48%) OSPF
12 3 (2.61%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.48%) DB2
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.74%) MySQL
7 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.87%) SSDT
7 1 (0.87%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Introscope
1 1 (0.87%) JIRA
1 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.87%) WiX
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Back Office
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 3 (2.61%) Law
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) Middleware
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.87%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.87%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.61%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.61%) NHS
4 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.74%) Clustering
4 2 (1.74%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.87%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) DataPower
5 1 (0.87%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.87%) FMCG
5 1 (0.87%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (0.87%) Informatics
5 1 (0.87%) PKI
5 1 (0.87%) Statistics
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 91 (79.13%) Windows
2 83 (72.17%) Windows Server
3 43 (37.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (35.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (25.22%) Linux
5 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (17.39%) Unix
7 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.96%) AIX
8 8 (6.96%) Windows Phone
9 6 (5.22%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (5.22%) SUSE
10 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.61%) Solaris
11 2 (1.74%) Android
11 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) ITIL
2 24 (20.87%) Migration
3 11 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (9.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 10 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 10 (8.70%) ITIL V3
4 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 10 (8.70%) Project Management
5 9 (7.83%) Business Continuity
5 9 (7.83%) Software Deployment
6 8 (6.96%) Capacity Management
6 8 (6.96%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.22%) ITSM
7 6 (5.22%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.22%) Service Management
8 5 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (4.35%) DevOps
8 5 (4.35%) High Availability
9 4 (3.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.52%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.17%) SQL
3 9 (7.83%) Perl
4 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.22%) Korn
5 3 (2.61%) C#
6 2 (1.74%) Java
6 2 (1.74%) PHP
6 2 (1.74%) Ruby
7 1 (0.87%) C
7 1 (0.87%) C++
7 1 (0.87%) Jython
7 1 (0.87%) Python
7 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (13.04%) MCSE
4 13 (11.30%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.96%) CCNA
6 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) MCSA
8 2 (1.74%) Degree
9 1 (0.87%) CCNP
9 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) BS7799
System Software
1 64 (55.65%) Active Directory
2 49 (42.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (20.00%) vSphere
4 20 (17.39%) XenApp
5 15 (13.04%) Hyper-V
6 13 (11.30%) VMware ESX
7 9 (7.83%) UAG
8 8 (6.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (6.09%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (3.48%) vCloud
10 4 (3.48%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.61%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.61%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.74%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.74%) Firmware
12 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.87%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (18.26%) SCOM
2 16 (13.91%) SCCM
3 14 (12.17%) Backup Exec
4 11 (9.57%) Puppet
5 8 (6.96%) Ansible
5 8 (6.96%) IBM BigFix
5 8 (6.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (3.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.61%) WSUS
8 2 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.74%) Salt
8 2 (1.74%) vRealize
9 1 (0.87%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.87%) Kibana
9 1 (0.87%) logstash
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 79 (68.70%) VMware
2 41 (35.65%) Microsoft
3 34 (29.57%) Citrix
4 27 (23.48%) HP
5 23 (20.00%) Cisco
6 22 (19.13%) Symantec
7 16 (13.91%) IBM
8 13 (11.30%) NetApp
9 11 (9.57%) EMC
10 9 (7.83%) Oracle
11 7 (6.09%) Juniper
12 6 (5.22%) Dell
13 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds
13 5 (4.35%) Veeam
14 4 (3.48%) Mitel
15 3 (2.61%) Altiris
15 3 (2.61%) Blue Coat
15 3 (2.61%) Red Hat
16 2 (1.74%) arcserve
16 2 (1.74%) Splunk