Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 0.55% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.57% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Oxfordshire median daily rate £350 £275 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -34.13% +43.97%
10th Percentile £140 £236 £310
90th Percentile £388 £338 £473
South East median daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £37.00
South East median hourly rate £20.33 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.19% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1173 1230 1283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.46% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 862 907
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +3.60% +8.55%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Oxfordshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Oxfordshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in Oxfordshire

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Oxfordshire

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Oxford -8 3 £375 +36.36%
Witney - 2 £140 -
Abingdon +1 1 £350 +34.62% 2
Server Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) ADSL
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) PBX
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (33.33%) Sophos
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (16.67%) Lumension
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) ADSL
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Proactive Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Lumension
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp