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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 250 257 246
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 14 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.22% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 4
Median daily rate £180 £275 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £154 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £340 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £275 £238
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
8355 9057 8549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.31% 94.71% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4984 5289 4622
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 426 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Surrey -4 5 £180 -34.54%
Berkshire 0 4 - -
Kent - 3 £178 - 2
Sussex - 2 £178 -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £288 +0.87%
Oxfordshire +6 1 £260 +73.33%
Hampshire +1 1 £320 +30.61%
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 26 July 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (58.82%) Citrix
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (29.41%) DHCP
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) XenApp
8 5 (29.41%) vSphere
9 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) Clustering
10 3 (17.65%) SCCM
10 3 (17.65%) XenServer
10 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
10 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
10 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (11.76%) Server Building
11 2 (11.76%) SCVMM

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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.88%) Solaris
8 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.76%) Server Building
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 3 (17.65%) XenServer
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) Netcool
3 2 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.76%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) EMC
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle