The median contractor rate for a Senior Windows Server Engineer was £153 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

Senior Windows Server Engineer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 634 641
Rank change year-on-year +36 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Windows Server Engineer 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.020% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Median daily rate £153 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.64% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £438 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Senior Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Senior Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Windows Server Engineer in the UK

Senior Windows Server Engineer
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Windows Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +43 3 £153 -60.64%
London +14 3 £153 -47.41%

Senior Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior Windows 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 featuring Senior Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) PKI
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (22.22%) Marketing
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (22.22%) Google
7 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
7 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
7 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
7 2 (22.22%) IPv6
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

Senior Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) IPv6
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) WLAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix