The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Server Engineer
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon - - 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £293 £275
% change year-on-year +6.41% +6.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £20.59
% change year-on-year +13.09% +1.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 159 265 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.55% 97.43% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 219 88
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Croydon

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Server Engineer in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Croydon

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Croydon

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Croydon region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) VMware