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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 355 287 335
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 74 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.62% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 96 54
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
- +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Median hourly rate £20.05 £22.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% -8.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.01% +6.18%
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
20644 21057 21495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 14520 15143
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 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 393 382
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +11 9 £310 -4.61% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
Ilford +1 1 - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 113 (79.58%) Windows
2 105 (73.94%) Windows Server
3 77 (54.23%) VMware
4 73 (51.41%) Active Directory
5 51 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (33.80%) Microsoft
7 39 (27.46%) DNS
7 39 (27.46%) ITIL
8 38 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (23.24%) Migration
11 31 (21.83%) Citrix
12 30 (21.13%) HP
13 29 (20.42%) Linux
14 26 (18.31%) PowerShell
15 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
15 25 (17.61%) Firewall
16 23 (16.20%) SQL
16 23 (16.20%) SAN
17 22 (15.49%) Cisco
17 22 (15.49%) MS Exchange
18 21 (14.79%) IIS
19 19 (13.38%) Finance
19 19 (13.38%) Hyper-V
20 18 (12.68%) XenApp
20 18 (12.68%) Banking
20 18 (12.68%) Unix
20 18 (12.68%) DHCP
21 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification

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 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.79%) IIS
3 11 (7.75%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.34%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.23%) Apache
6 4 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.41%) SAS
8 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.70%) Drupal
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.04%) MS Office
3 6 (4.23%) MS Project
3 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) Office 365
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.46%) DNS
2 25 (17.61%) Firewall
3 23 (16.20%) SAN
4 18 (12.68%) DHCP
5 7 (4.93%) Network Security
6 6 (4.23%) Extranet
6 6 (4.23%) SSL
6 6 (4.23%) VLAN
7 5 (3.52%) Wireless
8 4 (2.82%) DMZ
8 4 (2.82%) VoIP
8 4 (2.82%) VPN
9 3 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.11%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (2.11%) Intranet
9 3 (2.11%) LAN
9 3 (2.11%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.11%) MySQL
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.41%) DB2
4 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.41%) QlikView
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Introscope
General
1 19 (13.38%) Finance
2 18 (12.68%) Banking
3 5 (3.52%) Back Office
4 4 (2.82%) Advertising
4 4 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) Middleware
2 3 (2.11%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.70%) Web Services
3 1 (0.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.63%) NHS
3 5 (3.52%) EMC VNX
4 4 (2.82%) Clustering
4 4 (2.82%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.11%) FMCG
6 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.41%) Statistics
6 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.70%) Informatics
7 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.70%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 113 (79.58%) Windows
2 105 (73.94%) Windows Server
3 48 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (20.42%) Linux
7 18 (12.68%) Unix
8 12 (8.45%) Windows 7
9 8 (5.63%) AIX
10 6 (4.23%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.82%) SUSE
11 4 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.11%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.41%) Android
13 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.41%) Solaris
13 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) ITIL
2 33 (23.24%) Migration
3 10 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (6.34%) Capacity Management
4 9 (6.34%) ITIL V3
4 9 (6.34%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (5.63%) PRINCE2
6 7 (4.93%) Business Continuity
6 7 (4.93%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.93%) High Availability
6 7 (4.93%) Project Management
6 7 (4.93%) Server Building
6 7 (4.93%) Software Deployment
7 6 (4.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (3.52%) Change Management
8 5 (3.52%) DevOps
8 5 (3.52%) ITSM
8 5 (3.52%) Service Management
9 4 (2.82%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.31%) PowerShell
2 23 (16.20%) SQL
3 6 (4.23%) Perl
4 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.82%) Korn
5 3 (2.11%) C
5 3 (2.11%) PHP
6 2 (1.41%) C#
6 2 (1.41%) Java
6 2 (1.41%) Ruby
7 1 (0.70%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.15%) MCSE
3 10 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.93%) Degree
5 5 (3.52%) CCNA
6 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.41%) CCNP
7 2 (1.41%) MCSA
7 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) CCIE
8 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) MCITP
8 1 (0.70%) MCSD
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) BS7799
System Software
1 73 (51.41%) Active Directory
2 51 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.38%) Hyper-V
4 18 (12.68%) XenApp
5 16 (11.27%) vSphere
6 14 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (7.04%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.93%) UAG
9 6 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (2.82%) Firmware
11 3 (2.11%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.11%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.41%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.70%) NFS
13 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) SCCM
2 12 (8.45%) SCOM
3 11 (7.75%) Puppet
4 9 (6.34%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.23%) Ansible
5 6 (4.23%) IBM BigFix
5 6 (4.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (2.11%) AppManager
6 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.41%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.41%) Salt
7 2 (1.41%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.41%) ThinApp
7 2 (1.41%) WSUS
8 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.70%) Graphite
8 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.70%) Riemann
8 1 (0.70%) Simpana
8 1 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 77 (54.23%) VMware
2 48 (33.80%) Microsoft
3 31 (21.83%) Citrix
4 30 (21.13%) HP
5 22 (15.49%) Cisco
6 15 (10.56%) IBM
7 14 (9.86%) NetApp
8 12 (8.45%) EMC
9 10 (7.04%) Symantec
10 9 (6.34%) Oracle
11 7 (4.93%) Juniper
12 5 (3.52%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.52%) Dell
12 5 (3.52%) Mitel
12 5 (3.52%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.11%) Compaq
14 3 (2.11%) LANDesk
15 2 (1.41%) AppSense
15 2 (1.41%) CommVault
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