The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 237 232 247
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.046% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.049% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £250 £198
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +26.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
3rd Line Server Engineer
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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
8409 8126 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.93% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4692 4296 4210
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 5 £338 +10.65%
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
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3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 3rd Line Server 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 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Server
7 2 (22.22%) Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Network Design
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) SLA
8 1 (11.11%) SAS
8 1 (11.11%) SQL

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 3rd Line Server 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 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) LDAP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) CCA
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
5 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint