The median contractor rate for a Web Hosting Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Web Hosting Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 638 641
Contract jobs requiring a Web Hosting Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Web Hosting Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Web Hosting Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Hosting Engineer in the UK

Web Hosting Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Hosting Engineer in the UK

Web Hosting Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Hosting Engineer in the UK

Web Hosting Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Web Hosting 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 Web Hosting Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) FastCGI
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) Telnet
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Web Hosting 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) CGI
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) FastCGI
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Go
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware