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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 386 309 354
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 48 125 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.53% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.56% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 89 46
Median daily rate £334 £328 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £253
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £21.67 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.01% -4.87%
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +32 8 £309 -5.00% 4
Ilford +5 1 £250 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 104 (81.25%) Windows
2 96 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 82 (64.06%) VMware
4 67 (52.34%) Active Directory
5 53 (41.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 46 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (30.47%) DNS
9 39 (30.47%) ITIL
10 38 (29.69%) Citrix
11 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (23.44%) Linux
13 28 (21.88%) MS Exchange
13 28 (21.88%) HP
13 28 (21.88%) Migration
14 27 (21.09%) Firewall
14 27 (21.09%) SAN
15 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
15 24 (18.75%) XenApp
16 23 (17.97%) Cisco
17 22 (17.19%) NetApp
18 21 (16.41%) SCOM
18 21 (16.41%) vSphere
19 20 (15.63%) PowerShell
19 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (14.84%) Unix
20 19 (14.84%) Finance
20 19 (14.84%) Hyper-V
21 18 (14.06%) MCSE

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 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.72%) Skype for Business
4 11 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.81%) IIS
6 4 (3.13%) Apache
6 4 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.78%) Confluence
9 1 (0.78%) Drupal
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.03%) MS Office
3 8 (6.25%) MS Project
4 7 (5.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) Office 365
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.56%) IaaS
5 2 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (30.47%) DNS
2 27 (21.09%) Firewall
2 27 (21.09%) SAN
3 18 (14.06%) DHCP
4 8 (6.25%) Extranet
4 8 (6.25%) Network Security
4 8 (6.25%) VLAN
5 7 (5.47%) LAN
5 7 (5.47%) WAN
6 6 (4.69%) SSL
7 5 (3.91%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.13%) Wireless
9 3 (2.34%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (2.34%) MPLS
9 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.34%) VPN
10 2 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.56%) NAS
10 2 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.56%) DB2
4 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Introscope
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) WiX
General
1 19 (14.84%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Banking
3 9 (7.03%) Back Office
4 4 (3.13%) Advertising
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) Middleware
2 2 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.69%) Clustering
2 6 (4.69%) NHS
3 5 (3.91%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.34%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.34%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.56%) FMCG
6 2 (1.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.78%) BYOD
7 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.78%) Fintech
7 1 (0.78%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.78%) PKI
7 1 (0.78%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 104 (81.25%) Windows
2 96 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 52 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (23.44%) Linux
7 19 (14.84%) Unix
8 9 (7.03%) AIX
9 8 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 8 (6.25%) Windows Phone
10 5 (3.91%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (3.91%) SUSE
11 4 (3.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.34%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.56%) Android
13 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.56%) Solaris
13 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) ITIL
2 28 (21.88%) Migration
3 14 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 11 (8.59%) Capacity Management
5 11 (8.59%) Project Management
5 11 (8.59%) Server Virtualisation
6 10 (7.81%) ITIL V3
7 9 (7.03%) Business Continuity
7 9 (7.03%) Software Deployment
8 8 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.91%) Change Management
9 5 (3.91%) DevOps
9 5 (3.91%) ITSM
9 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.91%) Service Management
10 4 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.13%) High Availability
10 4 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.50%) SQL
3 7 (5.47%) Perl
4 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.91%) Korn
5 2 (1.56%) C
5 2 (1.56%) C#
5 2 (1.56%) PHP
5 2 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.06%) MCSE
3 17 (13.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.25%) CCNA
6 4 (3.13%) Degree
7 3 (2.34%) MCSA
7 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) MCSD
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) SLA
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) BS7799
System Software
1 67 (52.34%) Active Directory
2 53 (41.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.75%) XenApp
4 21 (16.41%) vSphere
5 19 (14.84%) Hyper-V
6 18 (14.06%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (10.94%) VMware ESX
8 9 (7.03%) UAG
9 8 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (3.13%) Firmware
11 4 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (3.13%) VMware Server
11 4 (3.13%) XenDesktop
12 3 (2.34%) ISA Server
12 3 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (2.34%) vCloud
13 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (16.41%) SCOM
2 15 (11.72%) SCCM
3 10 (7.81%) Backup Exec
3 10 (7.81%) Puppet
4 8 (6.25%) IBM BigFix
4 8 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 7 (5.47%) Ansible
6 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.13%) WSUS
8 2 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.56%) Nagios
8 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.56%) Salt
8 2 (1.56%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.78%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.78%) Graphite
9 1 (0.78%) Riemann
9 1 (0.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 82 (64.06%) VMware
2 48 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 38 (29.69%) Citrix
4 28 (21.88%) HP
5 23 (17.97%) Cisco
6 22 (17.19%) NetApp
7 16 (12.50%) Symantec
8 15 (11.72%) EMC
8 15 (11.72%) IBM
9 8 (6.25%) Oracle
10 6 (4.69%) Juniper
10 6 (4.69%) Mitel
11 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.13%) Dell
13 3 (2.34%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.56%) arcserve
14 2 (1.56%) CommVault
14 2 (1.56%) Veeam
15 1 (0.78%) Clearswift
15 1 (0.78%) Sophos
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Hays - Kingston University
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Simon James IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago