Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 23 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.

Server Engineer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 76 70
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.41% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.85% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Oxford median daily rate £375 £275 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -27.39% +37.73%
10th Percentile £363 £238 £310
90th Percentile £388 £338 £495
Oxfordshire median daily rate £350 £275 £418
% change year-on-year +27.27% -34.13% +43.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 712 704 646
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 98.60% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 530 509
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £262 £187 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 38
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £17.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.21% -9.33% +33.93%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.55 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £37.10 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.25
% change year-on-year +1.95% +7.26% +4.84%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp