The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
England / South East
Rank 189 205 202
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 44 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.64% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 30
Median daily rate £325 £325 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Median hourly rate £21.00 £26.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +60.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £21.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £44.00 £17.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +2.43%

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
6771 7870 8682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.25% 94.24% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3911 4624 4712
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 412 423
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.02 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 Server Engineer across the South East region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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 Server Engineer across the South East region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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 Server Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +4 11 £300 +9.09% 4
Hampshire +21 10 £333 -23.56%
Surrey +10 10 £372 +14.38% 4
Kent - 5 £350 - 4
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 2
Oxfordshire -4 3 - -
Sussex - 1 £250 -
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Server Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (77.78%) Windows
2 50 (69.44%) Windows Server
3 41 (56.94%) Active Directory
4 36 (50.00%) VMware
5 34 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 15 (20.83%) DNS
11 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (18.06%) SAN
12 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (18.06%) vSphere
13 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 12 (16.67%) Linux
14 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
14 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
15 10 (13.89%) Cisco
16 9 (12.50%) Intel Security
16 9 (12.50%) HP
17 8 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (11.11%) NetApp
17 8 (11.11%) MCSA
17 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
17 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
17 8 (11.11%) MCITP
18 7 (9.72%) Finance
18 7 (9.72%) VMware ESX

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 16 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) DNS
2 13 (18.06%) SAN
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
3 6 (8.33%) Skype
4 4 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (5.56%) VPN
5 3 (4.17%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) LAN
5 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.17%) VoIP
5 3 (4.17%) WAN
6 2 (2.78%) FTP
6 2 (2.78%) MPLS
6 2 (2.78%) NAS
6 2 (2.78%) SMTP
6 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) Internet
7 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) MS Access
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Games
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Clustering
2 3 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
3 2 (2.78%) Statistics
4 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Online Games
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (77.78%) Windows
2 50 (69.44%) Windows Server
3 34 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (31.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.67%) Linux
7 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.17%) Unix
10 2 (2.78%) CentOS
10 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.39%) Android
11 1 (1.39%) Solaris
11 1 (1.39%) SUSE
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.72%) ITIL
1 7 (9.72%) Migration
2 5 (6.94%) High Availability
2 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
3 4 (5.56%) Logistics
3 4 (5.56%) Server Patching
3 4 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.78%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.78%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (1.39%) Android Development
6 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.39%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) iOS Development
6 1 (1.39%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.39%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.39%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.39%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.39%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.94%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) C
3 3 (4.17%) VBScript
4 2 (2.78%) C#
4 2 (2.78%) Perl
4 2 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) C++
5 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.11%) MCITP
4 8 (11.11%) MCSA
5 6 (8.33%) MCSE
6 4 (5.56%) MCP
7 2 (2.78%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.78%) CCNA
7 2 (2.78%) CEH
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.78%) MCTS
7 2 (2.78%) RHCT
8 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) HND
8 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (56.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.06%) vSphere
3 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.72%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.78%) vCloud
7 2 (2.78%) XenApp
8 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.56%) Nessus
2 4 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) VMware
2 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.89%) Cisco
4 9 (12.50%) HP
4 9 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 8 (11.11%) NetApp
6 7 (9.72%) BMC
6 7 (9.72%) Citrix
7 5 (6.94%) EMC
7 5 (6.94%) IBM
8 4 (5.56%) LANDesk
8 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.39%) Brocade
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle
10 1 (1.39%) Remedy
10 1 (1.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) Veeam
10 1 (1.39%) Veritas
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