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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 541 509 528
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 25 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.064% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.070% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 19
Average daily rate
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£245 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £338 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £224 £255 £260
% change year-on-year
-12.25% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -22.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £34.78
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -33.26%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
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 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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
East of England -18 6 £205 - 2
London +20 4 £420 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £275 +22.22%
North East - 3 £250 -
South East -19 2 £268 -10.83%
North West - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -20 1 £425 -
South West - - - - 1
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Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
3 27 (51.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (44.23%) VMware
5 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 18 (34.62%) SQL
7 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 14 (26.92%) DHCP
8 14 (26.92%) DNS
9 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco
10 11 (21.15%) HP
10 11 (21.15%) SAN
10 11 (21.15%) SCCM
11 9 (17.31%) Citrix
11 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
11 9 (17.31%) MCSE
12 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 8 (15.38%) Clustering
12 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
12 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (13.46%) vSphere
13 7 (13.46%) Firewall
13 7 (13.46%) Dell
14 6 (11.54%) EMC
14 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (11.54%) SLA

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.54%) IIS
4 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.85%) Apache
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.92%) SAS
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) DHCP
1 14 (26.92%) DNS
2 11 (21.15%) SAN
3 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.46%) Firewall
5 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 5 (9.62%) WAN
6 4 (7.69%) LDAP
6 4 (7.69%) NAS
7 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.62%) Linux
7 2 (3.85%) Solaris
7 2 (3.85%) UNIX
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.92%) NetWare
8 1 (1.92%) SUSE
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
2 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (9.62%) Capacity Management
2 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.85%) Service Management
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.92%) Content Management
6 1 (1.92%) Network Design
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.92%) ITSM
6 1 (1.92%) Database Security
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.31%) MCSE
3 6 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) MCP
4 5 (9.62%) CCNA
5 3 (5.77%) CCNP
5 3 (5.77%) MCDBA
6 2 (3.85%) CCA
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.92%) MCT
7 1 (1.92%) MCSA
7 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (13.46%) vSphere
4 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.62%) NLBS
6 4 (7.69%) XenApp
6 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.77%) XenServer
8 2 (3.85%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) VMware
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.15%) HP
3 11 (21.15%) Cisco
4 9 (17.31%) Citrix
5 7 (13.46%) Dell
6 6 (11.54%) EMC
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.85%) IBM
8 2 (3.85%) Compaq
8 2 (3.85%) NetApp
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle
9 1 (1.92%) Veritas
9 1 (1.92%) Lotus
9 1 (1.92%) Juniper
9 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Mercator
9 1 (1.92%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.92%) McAfee
9 1 (1.92%) Websense
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