The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had 3rd Line Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 602 553 561
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 18 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.14% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 24
Median daily rate £280 £288 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +90.47%
3rd Line Server Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46884 47464 45584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30954 30430 28412
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1810 1872
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

3rd Line Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

3rd Line Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East -24 9 £300 +9.09% 2
London -26 3 £425 +36.54% 2
East of England +5 2 £190 -24.00%
South West 0 1 £350 +133.33%
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Midlands - 1 £200 -
3rd Line Server Engineer
UK

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 3rd Line 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 England region featuring 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 29 (72.50%) Windows Server
4 24 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (57.50%) VMware
6 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (37.50%) Citrix
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (27.50%) DNS
10 11 (27.50%) ITIL
11 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (20.00%) SAN
12 8 (20.00%) XenApp
13 7 (17.50%) SQL
13 7 (17.50%) SCCM
14 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
14 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
14 6 (15.00%) DHCP
14 6 (15.00%) vSphere
14 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
15 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
15 5 (12.50%) Cisco
15 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
15 5 (12.50%) Firewall
15 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
15 5 (12.50%) NetBackup

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) DNS
2 8 (20.00%) SAN
3 6 (15.00%) DHCP
4 5 (12.50%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) Internet
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.00%) Intranet
6 2 (5.00%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.00%) Skype
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.50%) SMTP
7 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
7 1 (2.50%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Clustering
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows Server
3 24 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Solaris
7 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.50%) Server Building
4 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (5.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Control
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) High Availability
5 1 (2.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.50%) IT Audit
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) XenApp
4 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.00%) vSphere
5 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (7.50%) XenServer
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.00%) MetaFrame
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) Netcool
3 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.00%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) EMC
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) CommVault
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) iManage
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat