The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 535 481 531
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 29 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.081% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.088% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 18
Average daily rate £264 £280 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £172 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £353 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £280 £240
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.50 £15.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £30.00 £19.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +49.25%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45860 39882 51429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.27% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28497 23419 28960
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1848 2045 2410
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +5 16 £250 +2.04% 2
London -11 5 £325 -7.14%
East of England -20 3 £225 +20.00%
North West -20 2 £263 -
South West -17 1 - -
Yorkshire -24 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - - - -
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Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) Active Directory
3 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (52.83%) VMware
5 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
6 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
8 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (28.30%) SQL
11 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (22.64%) vSphere
12 12 (22.64%) HP
13 10 (18.87%) Citrix
14 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (15.09%) HP Data Protector
15 8 (15.09%) Clustering
15 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (15.09%) SAN
15 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
16 7 (13.21%) DNS
16 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (11.32%) SLA
17 6 (11.32%) DHCP
17 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
17 6 (11.32%) IIS
17 6 (11.32%) Migration
18 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
18 5 (9.43%) SCCM

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (11.32%) IIS
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.89%) Apache
8 1 (1.89%) SAS
8 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.89%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) SAN
1 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
3 6 (11.32%) DHCP
4 5 (9.43%) LDAP
5 4 (7.55%) NAS
6 3 (5.66%) Broadband
6 3 (5.66%) LAN
6 3 (5.66%) WAN
7 2 (3.77%) Internet
8 1 (1.89%) Firewall
8 1 (1.89%) Network Security
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Military
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 32 (60.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.77%) UNIX
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.89%) NetWare
8 1 (1.89%) SUSE
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Migration
2 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
2 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
2 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL
3 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
4 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.89%) Database Security
5 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.89%) Change Management
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Data Security
5 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.89%) Network Design
5 1 (1.89%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) CCA
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (67.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (22.64%) vSphere
4 5 (9.43%) NLBS
5 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.55%) XenApp
6 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.77%) XenServer
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (9.43%) SCCM
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.89%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.89%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) VMware
2 27 (50.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.64%) HP
4 10 (18.87%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) McAfee
6 3 (5.66%) Dell
6 3 (5.66%) EMC
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) NetApp
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.89%) Mercator
8 1 (1.89%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.89%) Lotus
8 1 (1.89%) Websense
8 1 (1.89%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.89%) Compaq
8 1 (1.89%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) AppSense
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Rate: £16 - £24 per hour
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