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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 604 572 566
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 27 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.068% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.072% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 18
Median daily rate £218 £295 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.27% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £263 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £298 £220
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +35.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.09%
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
47342 48948 45494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.84% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31078 31567 28107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1851 1890
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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 -3 9 £178 -40.62%
North East -37 9 £225 -23.72%
South West +2 2 £300 - 1
Midlands -5 2 £200 -32.20%
London -15 2 £296 +3.94%
North West -12 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
East of England - 1 £190 -
Server Support Engineer
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Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 33 (61.11%) VMware
4 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (37.04%) ITIL
8 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (33.33%) vSphere
10 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
10 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
11 15 (27.78%) HP
11 15 (27.78%) DNS
11 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
13 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
13 13 (24.07%) DHCP
13 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
15 11 (20.37%) Citrix
15 11 (20.37%) Intel Security
15 11 (20.37%) MCSE
16 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
16 10 (18.52%) EMC
16 10 (18.52%) IBM
16 10 (18.52%) Firewall
17 9 (16.67%) NetBackup
17 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (16.67%) SAN
17 9 (16.67%) LAN

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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) DNS
2 13 (24.07%) DHCP
3 10 (18.52%) Firewall
4 9 (16.67%) LAN
4 9 (16.67%) SAN
4 9 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (9.26%) Internet
6 4 (7.41%) IP Telephony
6 4 (7.41%) Wireless
7 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.70%) Skype
9 1 (1.85%) Extranet
9 1 (1.85%) Intranet
9 1 (1.85%) Network Security
9 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) WAP
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Clustering
3 5 (9.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) Windows Server
3 26 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.11%) AIX
6 6 (11.11%) Linux
6 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.11%) High Availability
3 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 6 (11.11%) Server Building
4 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 3 (5.56%) Security Management
6 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.70%) Logistics
6 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.70%) Web Filtering
7 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.85%) Change Control
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.85%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (20.37%) MCSE
4 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.96%) MCSA
5 6 (11.11%) RHCE
5 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (33.33%) vSphere
4 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
6 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 6 (11.11%) KVM
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (7.41%) XenApp
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.85%) UAG
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 8 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 8 (14.81%) WSUS
3 7 (12.96%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (5.56%) SCCM
5 3 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.85%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) VMware
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.78%) HP
4 11 (20.37%) Citrix
4 11 (20.37%) Intel Security
5 10 (18.52%) EMC
5 10 (18.52%) IBM
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 7 (12.96%) Dell
8 6 (11.11%) Oracle
8 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 5 (9.26%) Intel
10 4 (7.41%) Symantec
11 3 (5.56%) Lumension
12 1 (1.85%) Adobe
12 1 (1.85%) arcserve
12 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.85%) NetApp
12 1 (1.85%) Sophos
12 1 (1.85%) Veeam