The median contractor rate for a Senior Server Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Senior Server Engineer
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 418 417
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Server Engineer 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.042% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.044% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £363 £291 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.46% +45.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £406 £350
% change year-on-year -32.30% +16.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £22.83

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Senior Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Server Engineer in London

Senior Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Server Engineer in London

Senior Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Server Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Server Engineer in London

Senior Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Server Engineer in London

Senior 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 Senior Server Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 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 -4 2 £425 +44.06%
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Senior Server Engineer
England

Senior Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Server Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) MCSE
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 5 (31.25%) Firewall
8 5 (31.25%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 4 (25.00%) VoIP
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) NetApp
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (25.00%) SCCM
10 3 (18.75%) SCOM
10 3 (18.75%) Android
10 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS

Senior Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) WLAN
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) IPv6
4 2 (12.50%) SMTP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) FWSM
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WAP
2 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Android
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCSD
4 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) CCA
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) Sophos
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) CyberArk
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Google
6 2 (12.50%) McAfee
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) Splunk
7 1 (6.25%) Aruba
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Mercator
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