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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 567 583 572
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 7 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.059% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.062% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 12
Median daily rate £165 £190 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -27.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £250 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £190 £285
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Median hourly rate £20.50 £44.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.40% +166.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £45.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-54.44% +172.72%

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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +8 4 £170 -10.52%
North West +23 1 £165 -34.00%
London +17 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Server Support Engineer
UK

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Server Building
5 6 (40.00%) ThinPrint
5 6 (40.00%) XenApp
5 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (40.00%) vSphere
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (13.33%) SLA
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) MCSA
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (6.67%) Chat Support
9 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
9 1 (6.67%) Skype
9 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Server Building
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Chat Support
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
1 6 (40.00%) XenApp
1 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) ThinPrint
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy