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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 363 289 350
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +61
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 63 135 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.62% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 97 50
Median daily rate £335 £335 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Median hourly rate - £22.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +3.37%
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
20697 21745 22109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.60% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15018 15188 15374
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +16 10 £295 -8.88% 4
Ilford +5 2 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 110 (81.48%) Windows
2 102 (75.56%) Windows Server
3 81 (60.00%) VMware
4 70 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 53 (39.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 48 (35.56%) Microsoft
8 46 (34.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (29.63%) ITIL
10 39 (28.89%) DNS
11 35 (25.93%) Citrix
11 35 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (24.44%) Linux
13 31 (22.96%) HP
14 30 (22.22%) Migration
15 28 (20.74%) MS Exchange
16 26 (19.26%) Firewall
17 25 (18.52%) SAN
18 24 (17.78%) Cisco
19 23 (17.04%) SQL Server
20 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
20 21 (15.56%) Hyper-V
20 21 (15.56%) XenApp
21 19 (14.07%) SQL
21 19 (14.07%) DHCP
22 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
22 18 (13.33%) Unix
22 18 (13.33%) NetApp
22 18 (13.33%) vSphere
23 17 (12.59%) SCOM

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 28 (20.74%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (8.15%) IIS
2 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.15%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.70%) Apache
4 4 (2.96%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.74%) Drupal
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.41%) MS Office
3 7 (5.19%) MS Project
4 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Office 365
2 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.89%) DNS
2 26 (19.26%) Firewall
3 25 (18.52%) SAN
4 19 (14.07%) DHCP
5 8 (5.93%) Network Security
5 8 (5.93%) VLAN
6 7 (5.19%) Extranet
7 6 (4.44%) SSL
8 5 (3.70%) LAN
8 5 (3.70%) WAN
8 5 (3.70%) Wireless
9 4 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.96%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.96%) VoIP
9 4 (2.96%) VPN
10 3 (2.22%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.48%) DB2
5 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) QlikView
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Introscope
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Back Office
4 4 (2.96%) Advertising
4 4 (2.96%) Legal
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Law
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) Middleware
2 2 (1.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.19%) NHS
3 6 (4.44%) Clustering
4 5 (3.70%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.96%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.22%) FMCG
7 2 (1.48%) Replication
7 2 (1.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.74%) Informatics
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 110 (81.48%) Windows
2 102 (75.56%) Windows Server
3 53 (39.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (34.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (24.44%) Linux
7 18 (13.33%) Unix
8 12 (8.89%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.93%) AIX
10 7 (5.19%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.96%) SUSE
11 4 (2.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.22%) Android
12 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.48%) Solaris
13 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.63%) ITIL
2 30 (22.22%) Migration
3 11 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (8.15%) PRINCE2
4 10 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 10 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
5 9 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 9 (6.67%) Project Management
6 8 (5.93%) Business Continuity
6 8 (5.93%) Software Deployment
7 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (4.44%) DevOps
8 6 (4.44%) High Availability
9 5 (3.70%) Change Management
9 5 (3.70%) Server Building
9 5 (3.70%) Service Management
10 4 (2.96%) ITSM
10 4 (2.96%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 19 (14.07%) SQL
3 6 (4.44%) Perl
4 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.96%) Korn
5 2 (1.48%) C
5 2 (1.48%) C#
5 2 (1.48%) PHP
5 2 (1.48%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) C++
6 1 (0.74%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (11.85%) MCSE
3 15 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.44%) CCNA
6 5 (3.70%) Degree
7 4 (2.96%) MCSA
8 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.48%) CCNP
9 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) CCIE
10 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) MCITP
10 1 (0.74%) MCSD
10 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) BS7799
System Software
1 70 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 52 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.56%) Hyper-V
3 21 (15.56%) XenApp
4 18 (13.33%) vSphere
5 16 (11.85%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (8.89%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.93%) UAG
8 7 (5.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.96%) Firmware
10 4 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (2.22%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.48%) vCloud
12 2 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.74%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (12.59%) SCOM
2 16 (11.85%) SCCM
3 11 (8.15%) Puppet
4 9 (6.67%) Backup Exec
5 7 (5.19%) IBM BigFix
5 7 (5.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 6 (4.44%) Ansible
7 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.96%) WSUS
9 2 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.48%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.48%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.48%) Salt
9 2 (1.48%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.74%) Graphite
10 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.74%) vMotion
Vendors
1 81 (60.00%) VMware
2 48 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 35 (25.93%) Citrix
4 31 (22.96%) HP
5 24 (17.78%) Cisco
6 18 (13.33%) NetApp
7 15 (11.11%) IBM
8 14 (10.37%) Symantec
9 13 (9.63%) EMC
10 7 (5.19%) Juniper
10 7 (5.19%) Oracle
11 5 (3.70%) Mitel
12 4 (2.96%) Dell
12 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.22%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.48%) CommVault
14 2 (1.48%) Veeam
15 1 (0.74%) IronPort
15 1 (0.74%) LANDesk
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