Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Server Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 597 588
Rank change year-on-year -27 -9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Server Engineer 10 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.022% 0.022% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.023% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 12
London median daily rate £363 £400 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +113.33% -54.55%
10th Percentile £146 £286 £168
90th Percentile £550 £515 £210
England median daily rate £344 £388 £200
% change year-on-year -11.29% +93.75% -55.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London -7 3 - -
Senior Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 3 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Google
5 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre

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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
1 3 (30.00%) WLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) IPv6
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) FWSM
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
1 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSD
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas