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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 384 366 329
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 42 60 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 70
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £197 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £24.75 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £19.20 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £35.25 £21.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -
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
20247 21536 22754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.14% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14429 15250 16369
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 348 448
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -9 7 £400 +23.07% 4
Hammersmith +8 1 £375 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 London region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (75.56%) Windows
2 63 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 49 (54.44%) VMware
5 38 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (31.11%) DNS
7 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
9 23 (25.56%) Citrix
10 22 (24.44%) SAN
10 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
11 21 (23.33%) Finance
12 20 (22.22%) Linux
13 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (20.00%) Cisco
15 17 (18.89%) HP
15 17 (18.89%) Firewall
16 16 (17.78%) DHCP
17 14 (15.56%) Migration
17 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
17 14 (15.56%) Office 365
18 13 (14.44%) XenApp
18 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (14.44%) vSphere
18 13 (14.44%) SQL
18 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
19 12 (13.33%) Unix
19 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
19 12 (13.33%) SCCM
20 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared

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 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.78%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.22%) Confluence
7 2 (2.22%) IIS
7 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.11%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Office 365
2 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.22%) IaaS
5 2 (2.22%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.11%) GitHub
6 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.11%) PaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.11%) DNS
2 22 (24.44%) SAN
3 17 (18.89%) Firewall
4 16 (17.78%) DHCP
5 8 (8.89%) VLAN
6 7 (7.78%) LAN
6 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.78%) WAN
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.67%) MPLS
7 6 (6.67%) VPN
8 5 (5.56%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.44%) OSPF
9 4 (4.44%) Wireless
10 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.33%) IPsec
10 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.33%) Skype
10 3 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) DB2
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.22%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.11%) WiX
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Law
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.11%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.11%) J2EE
2 1 (1.11%) JSON
2 1 (1.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.44%) Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) Replication
4 3 (3.33%) PKI
5 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.22%) Statistics
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) BYOD
6 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) DataPower
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Fintech
6 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (75.56%) Windows
2 63 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (22.22%) Linux
6 12 (13.33%) Unix
7 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.44%) AIX
9 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.33%) Android
10 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (3.33%) SUSE
10 3 (3.33%) VMS
10 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) Migration
2 10 (11.11%) ITIL
3 6 (6.67%) High Availability
4 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.56%) Time Management
5 4 (4.44%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (3.33%) ITSM
6 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.33%) Project Management
6 3 (3.33%) Service Management
6 3 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (2.22%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.22%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.22%) ETL
7 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.22%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.44%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) Perl
4 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.33%) Korn
5 2 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) Jython
6 1 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.67%) CCNA
6 5 (5.56%) MCSE
7 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.33%) Degree
9 2 (2.22%) CCNP
9 2 (2.22%) MCP
9 2 (2.22%) MCTS
10 1 (1.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.44%) vSphere
3 13 (14.44%) XenApp
4 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.22%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.78%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.33%) vCloud
7 3 (3.33%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.22%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.22%) Firmware
8 2 (2.22%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.11%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.11%) UAG
9 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) SCCM
2 8 (8.89%) SCOM
3 6 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.56%) Puppet
5 4 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (3.33%) Ansible
6 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (3.33%) WSUS
7 2 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.22%) vRealize
8 1 (1.11%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.11%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.11%) Kibana
8 1 (1.11%) logstash
8 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (54.44%) VMware
2 26 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.56%) Citrix
4 18 (20.00%) Cisco
5 17 (18.89%) HP
6 11 (12.22%) Symantec
7 10 (11.11%) NetApp
8 8 (8.89%) EMC
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle
9 5 (5.56%) Veeam
10 4 (4.44%) Dell
10 4 (4.44%) IBM
10 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.44%) Splunk
11 3 (3.33%) Altiris
11 3 (3.33%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.33%) Juniper
11 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.22%) Greenplum
12 2 (2.22%) RedGate