The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 244 229 237
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 6 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.096% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
Average daily rate £220 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £274 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
3rd Line Server Engineer
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 3 £220 -12.00% 1
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
3rd Line Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
5 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) Veeam
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) EqualLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) CCA
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) NLBS
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Veeam
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
5 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Nortel