The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 45 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.54% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £225 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £240
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +49.25%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
403 184 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.38% 96.34% 89.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 107 118
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £22.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Server Support Engineer
East of England

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Support Engineer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the Bedfordshire region.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Server Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Server Support Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Server Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Support Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Server Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft