The median contractor rate for a Windows Server Engineer was £308 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.

Windows Server Engineer
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 392 370
Rank change year-on-year -20 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 10 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 34
Median daily rate £308 £293 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.12% -16.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -14.07% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.25 £162.50
% change year-on-year - -78.92%  

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%  

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Engineer in London

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in London

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server Engineer in London

Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in London

Windows 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 Windows 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
Enfield - 1 - -
Windows Server Engineer
England

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

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

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Office 365
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.93%) DNS
7 6 (22.22%) SCCM
7 6 (22.22%) IIS
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (18.52%) MCSE
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
9 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.81%) Google
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3

Windows 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.41%) Documentum
5 2 (7.41%) MS Project Server
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.70%) JBoss
6 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
6 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (7.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) IPv6
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.41%) SMTP
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) WLAN
4 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
1 2 (7.41%) Software Packaging
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Android
6 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Unix
8 1 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL V2
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
5 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) MCSE
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCA
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (7.41%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Google
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) Sophos
6 1 (3.70%) Mercator
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) TIBCO