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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 560 529 539
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 23 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.058% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.062% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 18
Average daily rate
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£260 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £165 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £329 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -22.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £34.78
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -33.26%
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
East of England -26 6 £205 -
London +16 5 £435 +65.71%
South East -6 4 £260 +4.00% 3
East Midlands +2 2 £218 -15.94%
Yorkshire +1 2 £275 +22.22% 1
North East - 2 £288 -
West Midlands -22 1 £425 +68.31%
North West - 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
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Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (41.30%) VMware
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
6 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (26.09%) DNS
8 12 (26.09%) DHCP
8 12 (26.09%) SQL
9 11 (23.91%) HP
9 11 (23.91%) SCCM
9 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (21.74%) Dell
10 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco
11 9 (19.57%) Citrix
12 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
13 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (15.22%) SAN
13 7 (15.22%) MCSE
13 7 (15.22%) Firewall
14 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (13.04%) MS Office
14 6 (13.04%) ITIL
14 6 (13.04%) EMC
15 5 (10.87%) CCNA
15 5 (10.87%) MCP
15 5 (10.87%) SQL Server

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) DNS
1 12 (26.09%) DHCP
2 7 (15.22%) SAN
2 7 (15.22%) Firewall
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) LAN
3 5 (10.87%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) LDAP
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) QlikView
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.70%) Linux
7 3 (6.52%) UNIX
7 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) SUSE
9 1 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.52%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.17%) Content Management
5 1 (2.17%) Network Design
5 1 (2.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.17%) Database Security
5 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.17%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) C
3 1 (2.17%) Korn
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) MCSE
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
4 5 (10.87%) MCP
4 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) CCNP
7 2 (4.35%) CCA
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (2.17%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.17%) MCT
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) vSphere
3 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) XenApp
5 3 (6.52%) XenServer
5 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.17%) NLBS
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (2.17%) NFS
7 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) HP
4 10 (21.74%) Dell
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) Citrix
6 6 (13.04%) EMC
7 3 (6.52%) IBM
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) Veritas
8 2 (4.35%) Compaq
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.17%) Google
9 1 (2.17%) Altiris
9 1 (2.17%) Juniper
9 1 (2.17%) Mercator
9 1 (2.17%) NetIQ
9 1 (2.17%) McAfee
9 1 (2.17%) Websense