The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £298 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 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 Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 61 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 1.06% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £298 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £293 £275
% change year-on-year +6.41% +6.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £20.59
% change year-on-year +13.09% +1.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 694 721 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.28% 95.62% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 400 374
Median daily rate £410 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Milton Keynes

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Milton Keynes

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in Milton Keynes

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Milton Keynes

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware