The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 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.

Server Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.31% - 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £300
% change year-on-year -5.08% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% +8.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 295 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.56% 97.36% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 212 263
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £8.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Oxford

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Oxford

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Oxford

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Oxford region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ADSL
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware