The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had 3rd Line Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 252 250 245
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 9 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 6
Median daily rate £178 £220 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.02% -29.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £240 £238
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
3rd Line Server Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8076 9335 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.97% 95.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4886 5595 4855
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 438 434
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

3rd Line Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer across the South East region.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

3rd Line Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer across the South East region.

3rd Line Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3rd Line Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Kent +10 3 £178 -58.08% 2
Surrey +7 3 £178 - 1
Berkshire +12 2 - -
Sussex - 2 £178 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £288 +0.87%
Hampshire +12 1 £320 +88.23%
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
3rd Line Server Engineer
England

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 3rd Line Server 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 South East region featuring 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Clustering
9 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 2 (14.29%) vSphere
10 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (14.29%) XenApp
10 2 (14.29%) Server Building
10 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (14.29%) SAN
10 2 (14.29%) Veritas
10 2 (14.29%) Netcool
10 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) Solaris
7 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 2 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Netcool
2 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle