Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Support Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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.

Server Support Engineer
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 614 603
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 8 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.004% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.005% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
London median daily rate £250 £296 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.61% +12.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £225 £276 £225
90th Percentile £275 £322 £358
England median daily rate £325 £218 £275
% change year-on-year +49.43% -20.91% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +31.07% -25.93% -33.61%

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 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
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 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Server Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support Engineer in London

Server Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support Engineer in London

Server Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support Engineer in London

Server Support 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 Support Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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 - 1 £250 -
Server Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Server Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) ThinPrint
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) Server Building
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) Clustering
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management

Server Support 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) ThinPrint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas