Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Windows Server Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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.

Windows Server Engineer
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 576 549
Rank change year-on-year -30 -27 0
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 33 32 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.071% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.074% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 36
London median daily rate £350 £341 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.64% -6.58% +12.31%
10th Percentile £196 £164 £256
90th Percentile £511 £456 £441
England median daily rate £325 £300 £323
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.98% +11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
London median hourly rate - - £43.00
England median hourly rate - £21.00 £21.00

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 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +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 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Central London +1 7 £450 +12.50%
North London -7 4 - -
West London -5 2 - -
Windows Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
1 33 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (36.36%) Office 365
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
7 8 (24.24%) DNS
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (21.21%) vSphere
8 7 (21.21%) DHCP
8 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.21%) Banking
9 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (18.18%) Server Building
10 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.15%) PaaS
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) LAN
10 5 (15.15%) XenApp
11 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
11 4 (12.12%) Android

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 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Documentum
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Temenos T24
2 1 (3.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (15.15%) PaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (12.12%) Skype
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.06%) IPv6
6 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.06%) SAN
6 2 (6.06%) SMTP
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) WLAN
7 1 (3.03%) LDAP
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Private Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
1 33 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (24.24%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) Android
5 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Server Building
2 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Fund Management
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.06%) Statistics
3 2 (6.06%) Time Management
3 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) NCSA
3 1 (3.03%) VCP5
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) vSphere
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Ansible
1 4 (12.12%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Mercator
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) ThinPrint
5 3 (9.09%) Google
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Temenos
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Intel
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow