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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 571 569 546
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 25 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.051% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.054% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 11
Average daily rate £213 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £239 £353 £213
% change year-on-year
-32.26% +65.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £16.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £17.04 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+172.72% -
Server Support 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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 12 £209 -50.29% 2
London +7 6 £184 +5.00%
South West +6 2 £250 +11.11%
East of England - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £238 - 1
East Midlands -14 1 - -
Server Support Engineer
UK

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 22 (66.67%) VMware
3 22 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (36.36%) vSphere
8 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 10 (30.30%) ITIL
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 8 (24.24%) MS Office
11 8 (24.24%) HP
11 8 (24.24%) NetBackup
11 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
11 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
12 7 (21.21%) Citrix
12 7 (21.21%) MCSE
13 6 (18.18%) MCSA
13 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
13 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (18.18%) WSUS
13 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
13 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
14 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) Intranet
3 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) WiX
General
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
1 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Logistics
3 3 (9.09%) Server Building
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) ITSM
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) MCSE
3 6 (18.18%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (36.36%) vSphere
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
4 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.09%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.06%) MetaFrame
6 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.03%) Brightmail
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
1 8 (24.24%) NetBackup
2 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (18.18%) WSUS
3 5 (15.15%) SCCM
4 4 (12.12%) SCOrch
5 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (9.09%) Symantec
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) Intel
9 1 (3.03%) arcserve
9 1 (3.03%) BMC
9 1 (3.03%) Compaq
9 1 (3.03%) IronPort
9 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
9 1 (3.03%) Remedy
9 1 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) ThinPrint
Redhill, Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £46 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago