The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Server Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 598 600 574
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 31 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.059% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.062% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 14
Median daily rate £255 £313 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.56% +42.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £266 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £360 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £300 £213
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £18.98 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £30.05 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+78.75% -2.43%
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
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
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 £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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 +7 11 £325 +8.33%
North East -49 7 £225 -
South West 0 5 £250 +38.88%
West Midlands - 4 £303 -
London -8 2 £300 -14.28% 1
East of England +14 1 £190 -
Midlands - 1 £200 -
Server Support Engineer
UK

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Server Support 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 Server Support Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (80.36%) Windows
2 37 (66.07%) VMware
3 36 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
7 22 (39.29%) vSphere
8 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (37.50%) ITIL
9 18 (32.14%) HP
10 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
11 15 (26.79%) MCSE
11 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
12 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
13 13 (23.21%) MS Office
13 13 (23.21%) DNS
13 13 (23.21%) Intel Security
13 13 (23.21%) NetBackup
13 13 (23.21%) Backup Exec
14 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
15 11 (19.64%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (19.64%) WSUS
15 11 (19.64%) MCSA
16 10 (17.86%) LAN
16 10 (17.86%) WAN
16 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
16 10 (17.86%) Citrix

Server Support 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 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (23.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) LAN
2 10 (17.86%) WAN
3 9 (16.07%) DHCP
4 7 (12.50%) SAN
5 6 (10.71%) IP Telephony
6 5 (8.93%) Internet
7 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
7 3 (5.36%) Wireless
8 2 (3.57%) Intranet
8 2 (3.57%) Skype
8 2 (3.57%) VPN
9 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (5.36%) Banking
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) WAP
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.07%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) AIX
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.71%) Server Building
3 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.14%) High Availability
4 4 (7.14%) Logistics
5 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) Security Management
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Change Control
7 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.79%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (26.79%) MCSE
3 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (19.64%) MCSA
5 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.14%) RHCE
7 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (39.29%) vSphere
3 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (17.86%) VMware ESX
5 8 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.14%) KVM
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (7.14%) XenApp
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.57%) MetaFrame
8 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.79%) Brightmail
9 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Backup Exec
1 13 (23.21%) NetBackup
2 11 (19.64%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (19.64%) WSUS
3 4 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (5.36%) SCCM
4 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.79%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) VMware
2 18 (32.14%) HP
3 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
4 13 (23.21%) Intel Security
5 10 (17.86%) Citrix
6 9 (16.07%) Cisco
7 8 (14.29%) EMC
8 7 (12.50%) Dell
9 6 (10.71%) IBM
10 5 (8.93%) Intel
10 5 (8.93%) Symantec
11 4 (7.14%) Oracle
11 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.57%) Lumension
13 1 (1.79%) Adobe
13 1 (1.79%) arcserve
13 1 (1.79%) Compaq
13 1 (1.79%) IronPort
13 1 (1.79%) NetApp
13 1 (1.79%) ThinPrint
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