The median contractor rate for a Server Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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 Support Engineer
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 428 410
Rank change year-on-year +32 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.014% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £190 £375
% change year-on-year +44.73% -49.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +144.44%  

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 18357 21038 20420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.81% 95.01% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13065 15076 14090
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 283 378
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Server Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Support Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support Engineer in London

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) VMware