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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 574 549 531
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 26 22 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.046% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.049% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 16
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£260 £253 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £14.30 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £18.43 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+172.72% +17.85%
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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(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 -17 12 £375 +11.11% 1
London -10 4 £225 - 1
South West -33 4 £230 -17.48% 4
East Midlands +2 1 £190 -
North West -15 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Server Support Engineer
UK

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (44.00%) VMware
5 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 14 (28.00%) HP
7 14 (28.00%) Citrix
7 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (26.00%) DNS
8 13 (26.00%) SQL
9 12 (24.00%) DHCP
9 12 (24.00%) Cisco
9 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (22.00%) MCSE
11 10 (20.00%) SCCM
12 8 (16.00%) ITIL
12 8 (16.00%) Dell
12 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
13 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.00%) MS Office
13 7 (14.00%) Firewall
14 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (12.00%) EMC
14 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
14 6 (12.00%) SAN
14 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
15 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) DNS
2 12 (24.00%) DHCP
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) SAN
4 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) HTTP
6 1 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) UNIX
6 5 (10.00%) Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.00%) Scrum
4 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.00%) CMMI
4 2 (4.00%) Kanban
4 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.00%) Change Management
5 1 (2.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.00%) Content Management
5 1 (2.00%) ITSM
5 1 (2.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.00%) Korn
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.00%) MCSE
3 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.00%) MCP
5 4 (8.00%) CCNA
5 4 (8.00%) MCSA
6 3 (6.00%) CCNP
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) MCITP
8 1 (2.00%) CCA
8 1 (2.00%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.00%) vSphere
6 2 (4.00%) NFS
6 2 (4.00%) XenApp
6 2 (4.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.00%) WSUS
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) VMware
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) HP
3 14 (28.00%) Citrix
4 12 (24.00%) Cisco
5 8 (16.00%) Dell
6 6 (12.00%) EMC
7 3 (6.00%) Veritas
7 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.00%) McAfee
8 2 (4.00%) Altiris
8 2 (4.00%) Isilon
9 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.00%) Becrypt
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle
9 1 (2.00%) Google
9 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.00%) Websense
9 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.00%) Lotus
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £200 - 225 per day all inclusive
Posted: 20 days ago