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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 592 580 561
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 25 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.059% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.062% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 13
Median daily rate £288 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £405 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £18.88 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.81% -7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £30.05 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+50.99% -7.92%
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
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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
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 May 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 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 -2 10 £325 +18.18%
West Midlands - 5 £303 -
South West -3 4 £250 -9.90%
London -13 3 £338 -3.57%
North East -49 3 £259 -
Server Support Engineer
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Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 34 (62.96%) VMware
4 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
4 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
6 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (38.89%) vSphere
8 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (31.48%) ITIL
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
10 16 (29.63%) HP
10 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (25.93%) MCSE
11 14 (25.93%) MS Office
12 13 (24.07%) DNS
12 13 (24.07%) NetBackup
12 13 (24.07%) Backup Exec
12 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
13 12 (22.22%) Intel Security
14 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
14 11 (20.37%) MCSA
14 11 (20.37%) WSUS
14 11 (20.37%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (18.52%) VMware ESX
16 9 (16.67%) LAN
16 9 (16.67%) Cisco
16 9 (16.67%) WAN

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 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Skype for Business
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (25.93%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) DNS
2 9 (16.67%) Firewall
2 9 (16.67%) LAN
2 9 (16.67%) WAN
3 8 (14.81%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) Internet
4 6 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 4 (7.41%) Intranet
5 4 (7.41%) SAN
6 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.70%) Skype
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
7 2 (3.70%) Wireless
8 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) WAP
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.26%) Server Building
4 4 (7.41%) Logistics
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.85%) Change Control
7 1 (1.85%) High Availability
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.85%) ITSM
7 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) Security Management
7 1 (1.85%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (25.93%) MCSE
3 11 (20.37%) MCSA
4 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.89%) vSphere
3 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (18.52%) VMware ESX
5 8 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.56%) XenApp
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.70%) MetaFrame
7 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.85%) Brightmail
8 1 (1.85%) KVM
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Backup Exec
1 13 (24.07%) NetBackup
2 11 (20.37%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (20.37%) WSUS
3 5 (9.26%) SCCM
4 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) VMware
2 16 (29.63%) HP
2 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 12 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco
5 8 (14.81%) Citrix
6 6 (11.11%) Dell
7 5 (9.26%) EMC
7 5 (9.26%) Intel
8 4 (7.41%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) arcserve
9 2 (3.70%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) Adobe
10 1 (1.85%) BMC
10 1 (1.85%) Compaq
10 1 (1.85%) IronPort
10 1 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) Remedy