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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 239 253 239
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.11% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
Average daily rate £275 £260 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £230 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £233 £238
% change year-on-year
+26.34% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% +12.50%
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 3 £160 -33.33%
Surrey - 2 £325 -
3rd Line Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) DNS
10 4 (18.18%) Server Building
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (13.64%) SCOM
11 3 (13.64%) vSphere
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
11 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (13.64%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Server Building
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 1 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.55%) Foglight
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) Sophos
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec