The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 1 August 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 London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 404 411 403
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.012% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.013% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£420 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £224 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.50% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £34.78
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -33.26%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Server Support Engineer
England

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Support Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the London region.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Server Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the London region.

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Server Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 3 £333 +20.90% 1
Server Support Engineer
England

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) MCP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Database Security
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) NetWare
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Database Security
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCA
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Becrypt
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Mercator
4 1 (11.11%) NetIQ
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint