The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 543 520 481
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 21 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.057% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.061% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
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£238 £283 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% +25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £391 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £258 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £15.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £19.90 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -18.51%
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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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Server Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Server Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -30 12 £331 +25.00% 5
London -15 4 £175 -39.13% 2
West Midlands -5 1 £285 -28.75%
North East - 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
South West - - - - 2
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Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
4 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (38.78%) VMware
5 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (32.65%) HP
7 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (24.49%) MCSE
8 12 (24.49%) DNS
9 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
9 11 (22.45%) Citrix
9 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (18.37%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
12 7 (14.29%) DHCP
13 6 (12.24%) ITIL
13 6 (12.24%) SAN
13 6 (12.24%) vSphere
13 6 (12.24%) HP Data Protector
14 5 (10.20%) SCCM
14 5 (10.20%) Clustering
14 5 (10.20%) Cisco
14 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
14 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
14 5 (10.20%) Linux
15 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) Lync
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) DNS
2 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.29%) DHCP
4 6 (12.24%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) SMS
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.20%) Linux
7 3 (6.12%) UNIX
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) ITIL
2 4 (8.16%) CMMI
2 4 (8.16%) Scrum
2 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.16%) Kanban
2 4 (8.16%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.08%) Change Management
4 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.04%) Migration
4 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.04%) Release Management
4 1 (2.04%) Data Management
4 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) C#
2 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Korn
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) MCSE
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) MCSA
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) MCP
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (69.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.04%) Firmware
6 1 (2.04%) NLBS
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (10.20%) SCCM
3 3 (6.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.08%) SCOM
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) WSUS
5 1 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.78%) VMware
3 16 (32.65%) HP
4 11 (22.45%) Citrix
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) Sophos
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Altiris
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.04%) Isilon
7 1 (2.04%) CA
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
7 1 (2.04%) Veritas
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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