The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 23 July 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 East Midlands 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 83 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£208 £259 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £260 £258
% change year-on-year
-9.61% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £34.78
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -33.26%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1351 1348 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.54% 93.22% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 677 641
Average daily rate £350 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 99 112
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Server Support Engineer
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Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Server Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Websense
2 1 (25.00%) HP