The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 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
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 202 183
Rank change year-on-year -15 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 31 65 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.69% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.73% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 51
Median daily rate £325 £269 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £183 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £293 £275
% change year-on-year +5.98% +6.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 12
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.19% +85.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £21.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £45.10 £29.50
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Server Engineer in the South East

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 8 £308 -8.88% 3
Kent +14 7 £325 +80.55%
Hampshire +10 7 £330 +20.00%
Surrey -16 4 £105 -53.84%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £298 -30.00%
Oxfordshire -9 2 - - 2
West Sussex +5 1 - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 49 (69.01%) Windows Server
3 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
3 42 (59.15%) VMware
4 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
6 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
7 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (26.76%) PowerShell
9 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
11 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
12 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (19.72%) MCSA
13 14 (19.72%) DNS
14 12 (16.90%) MCITP
14 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.49%) SAN
15 11 (15.49%) NetApp
15 11 (15.49%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
16 10 (14.08%) vSphere
16 10 (14.08%) HP
16 10 (14.08%) Cisco
16 10 (14.08%) ITIL
16 10 (14.08%) VMware ESX
16 10 (14.08%) Firewall
17 9 (12.68%) Linux

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) DNS
2 11 (15.49%) SAN
3 10 (14.08%) Firewall
4 7 (9.86%) Skype
5 6 (8.45%) VoIP
6 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.23%) DHCP
7 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.23%) VPN
8 2 (2.82%) FTP
8 2 (2.82%) SMTP
8 2 (2.82%) VLAN
8 2 (2.82%) WAN
8 2 (2.82%) Wireless
9 1 (1.41%) Internet
9 1 (1.41%) LAN
9 1 (1.41%) NAS
9 1 (1.41%) Network Security
9 1 (1.41%) SMS
9 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) MS Access
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.41%) MSI
1 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.41%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Law
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Clustering
1 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
2 3 (4.23%) PKI
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (78.87%) Windows
2 49 (69.01%) Windows Server
3 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.49%) Windows 7
7 9 (12.68%) Linux
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.82%) CentOS
9 2 (2.82%) SUSE
9 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Unix
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) ITIL
2 5 (7.04%) High Availability
2 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
2 5 (7.04%) Server Patching
2 5 (7.04%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.23%) Change Management
3 3 (4.23%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.23%) Logistics
3 3 (4.23%) Migration
3 3 (4.23%) Validation
4 2 (2.82%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (2.82%) Server Building
4 2 (2.82%) Time Management
5 1 (1.41%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.41%) Security Patching
5 1 (1.41%) Software Delivery
5 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) VBScript
3 2 (2.82%) C
3 2 (2.82%) Perl
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) C++
4 1 (1.41%) VB6
4 1 (1.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
4 14 (19.72%) MCSA
5 12 (16.90%) MCITP
6 7 (9.86%) MCSE
7 5 (7.04%) MCP
8 2 (2.82%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.82%) CEH
8 2 (2.82%) Degree
8 2 (2.82%) MCTS
8 2 (2.82%) RHCT
9 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.41%) CISA
9 1 (1.41%) CISM
9 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.41%) HND
9 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.49%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (14.08%) VMware ESX
4 10 (14.08%) vSphere
5 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.63%) XenApp
7 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.41%) Firmware
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Nessus
1 5 (7.04%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.82%) Puppet
3 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.41%) Netcool
4 1 (1.41%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) VMware
2 28 (39.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.49%) NetApp
4 10 (14.08%) Cisco
4 10 (14.08%) HP
5 7 (9.86%) Citrix
6 5 (7.04%) BMC
6 5 (7.04%) Intel Security
6 5 (7.04%) LANDesk
6 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds
7 4 (5.63%) EMC
8 3 (4.23%) IBM
9 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.82%) Dell
9 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.41%) CommVault
10 1 (1.41%) Genesys
10 1 (1.41%) Oracle
10 1 (1.41%) Remedy
10 1 (1.41%) Veritas
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