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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
England / London
Rank 359 349 320
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 39 66 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 64
Median daily rate £375 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £184 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +2.43%

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
18428 19940 20069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13183 14000 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 348
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -6 7 £400 +25.49% 6
Croydon -10 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 63 (71.59%) Windows
2 54 (61.36%) Windows Server
3 48 (54.55%) VMware
4 46 (52.27%) Active Directory
5 35 (39.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (35.23%) DNS
7 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (23.86%) Linux
9 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 20 (22.73%) Firewall
10 19 (21.59%) SAN
10 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (20.45%) HP
11 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
13 16 (18.18%) Finance
14 15 (17.05%) Citrix
14 15 (17.05%) Cisco
14 15 (17.05%) DHCP
14 15 (17.05%) vSphere
15 14 (15.91%) Unix
16 13 (14.77%) ITIL
16 13 (14.77%) SQL
16 13 (14.77%) Migration
16 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
16 13 (14.77%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (13.64%) SCCM
18 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP

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 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.41%) IIS
6 3 (3.41%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.27%) Apache
7 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.14%) Confluence
8 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.36%) Office 365
3 7 (7.95%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 31 (35.23%) DNS
2 20 (22.73%) Firewall
3 19 (21.59%) SAN
4 15 (17.05%) DHCP
5 11 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.23%) WAN
7 7 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (7.95%) LAN
8 6 (6.82%) SSL
8 6 (6.82%) VPN
9 5 (5.68%) VLAN
10 4 (4.55%) MPLS
10 4 (4.55%) VoIP
11 3 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.41%) Internet
11 3 (3.41%) LDAP
11 3 (3.41%) OSPF
11 3 (3.41%) Wireless
12 2 (2.27%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.68%) DB2
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.27%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Introscope
1 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.14%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.14%) J2EE
2 1 (1.14%) JSON
2 1 (1.14%) WAP
2 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.55%) Replication
3 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) PKI
4 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) DataPower
5 1 (1.14%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (71.59%) Windows
2 54 (61.36%) Windows Server
3 35 (39.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (23.86%) Linux
6 14 (15.91%) Unix
7 9 (10.23%) AIX
7 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 7 (7.95%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (6.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.41%) SUSE
11 3 (3.41%) VMS
12 2 (2.27%) Solaris
12 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.14%) Android
13 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) ITIL
1 13 (14.77%) Migration
2 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.95%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
4 6 (6.82%) ITSM
4 6 (6.82%) Service Management
5 5 (5.68%) Data Protection
5 5 (5.68%) High Availability
6 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.41%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.41%) Time Management
8 2 (2.27%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.27%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.27%) Change Management
8 2 (2.27%) ETL
8 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
1 13 (14.77%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) Bash Shell
2 9 (10.23%) Perl
3 7 (7.95%) Korn
4 2 (2.27%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) Jython
4 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.55%) CCNA
5 4 (4.55%) MCSE
6 3 (3.41%) Degree
7 2 (2.27%) CCNP
7 2 (2.27%) MCP
7 2 (2.27%) MCTS
8 1 (1.14%) MCSD
8 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.05%) vSphere
4 13 (14.77%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.68%) XenApp
8 4 (4.55%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.27%) Firmware
9 2 (2.27%) vCloud
10 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) SCCM
2 8 (9.09%) Puppet
3 7 (7.95%) Ansible
4 6 (6.82%) SCOM
5 5 (5.68%) WSUS
6 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.27%) vRealize
8 1 (1.14%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.14%) DameWare
8 1 (1.14%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.14%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (1.14%) Kibana
8 1 (1.14%) logstash
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (54.55%) VMware
2 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.45%) HP
4 15 (17.05%) Cisco
4 15 (17.05%) Citrix
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle
6 8 (9.09%) IBM
7 7 (7.95%) Symantec
8 5 (5.68%) Dell
8 5 (5.68%) EMC
9 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.55%) Splunk
9 4 (4.55%) Veeam
10 3 (3.41%) Altiris
10 3 (3.41%) Sophos
11 2 (2.27%) Adobe
11 2 (2.27%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.27%) Juniper
11 2 (2.27%) Tableau
London
Venn Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago