The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 197 218 183
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 54 30 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.33% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.36% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 37
Average daily rate
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£310 £248 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.25% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £183 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £373 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.24% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.34 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.55% -8.00%
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
8314 8244 7570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.80% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4710 4537 3853
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 424 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 29 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Surrey +22 14 £275 -20.86% 1
Hampshire +5 9 £388 - 2
Berkshire +3 9 £350 +59.09% 1
West Sussex -13 7 £260 +62.50%
East Sussex -11 5 £350 -0.14%
Oxfordshire -17 5 £220 -21.42%
Kent +2 1 £255 +4.08%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Server Engineer in their job title.

1 100 (82.64%) Windows
2 75 (61.98%) VMware
3 66 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 59 (48.76%) Microsoft
5 57 (47.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (40.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (38.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (30.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (29.75%) SAN
9 36 (29.75%) HP
10 33 (27.27%) SQL
11 30 (24.79%) DNS
12 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
13 27 (22.31%) Hyper-V
14 25 (20.66%) Dell
15 24 (19.83%) vSphere
16 22 (18.18%) Clustering
17 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
17 21 (17.36%) ITIL
17 21 (17.36%) Security Cleared
18 19 (15.70%) Migration
19 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (14.05%) DHCP
20 17 (14.05%) Firewall
20 17 (14.05%) SCCM
21 16 (13.22%) Data Centre
22 15 (12.40%) DV Cleared
23 14 (11.57%) Citrix
23 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
24 13 (10.74%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (23.97%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.92%) IIS
3 10 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.79%) Apache
6 7 (5.79%) Lync
7 6 (4.96%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (4.96%) GroupWise
7 6 (4.96%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.48%) MediaWiki
10 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.75%) SAN
2 30 (24.79%) DNS
3 17 (14.05%) DHCP
3 17 (14.05%) Firewall
4 7 (5.79%) WAN
4 7 (5.79%) SMTP
4 7 (5.79%) NetScaler
5 6 (4.96%) IMAP
5 6 (4.96%) POP3
5 6 (4.96%) LAN
6 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.31%) VPN
8 3 (2.48%) SSL
8 3 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.65%) VoIP
9 2 (1.65%) DMZ
10 1 (0.83%) Wireless
10 1 (0.83%) Internet
10 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.48%) Finance
2 1 (0.83%) Banking
2 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) .NET
2 2 (1.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) COM+
3 1 (0.83%) Middleware
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Clustering
2 16 (13.22%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.61%) PKI
3 8 (6.61%) EqualLogic
4 5 (4.13%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.31%) NHS
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.65%) Replication
6 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (82.64%) Windows
2 57 (47.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (40.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (38.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.44%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.61%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.79%) Linux
8 5 (4.13%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.31%) UNIX
9 4 (3.31%) AIX
10 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.36%) ITIL
2 19 (15.70%) Migration
3 11 (9.09%) Server Building
4 9 (7.44%) Service Management
5 8 (6.61%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.13%) CRM
7 5 (4.13%) Change Control
8 4 (3.31%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.48%) Scrum
9 3 (2.48%) CMMI
9 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.48%) Kanban
10 2 (1.65%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.65%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (0.83%) SOA
11 1 (0.83%) Network Design
11 1 (0.83%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.48%) C#
4 3 (2.48%) Korn
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (17.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (12.40%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.26%) MCITP
4 10 (8.26%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.44%) MCSE
6 7 (5.79%) MCTS
7 6 (4.96%) Degree
8 3 (2.48%) MCP
9 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.83%) MCSA
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CCNA
10 1 (0.83%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 37 (30.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (22.31%) Hyper-V
4 24 (19.83%) vSphere
5 9 (7.44%) XenApp
5 9 (7.44%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.96%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.13%) Postfix
9 4 (3.31%) DFS Replication
10 3 (2.48%) LiteSpeed
11 2 (1.65%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.65%) UAG
11 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.83%) HDFS
12 1 (0.83%) XenServer
12 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (14.05%) SCCM
2 9 (7.44%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (4.13%) ARCserve
3 5 (4.13%) SCOM
4 3 (2.48%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (61.98%) VMware
2 59 (48.76%) Microsoft
3 36 (29.75%) HP
4 25 (20.66%) Dell
5 14 (11.57%) Citrix
6 13 (10.74%) EMC
7 10 (8.26%) Cisco
8 8 (6.61%) AppSense
9 7 (5.79%) CommVault
9 7 (5.79%) NetApp
10 6 (4.96%) Lumension
10 6 (4.96%) Wyse
10 6 (4.96%) Novell
10 6 (4.96%) Lotus
10 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.13%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.31%) Veeam
12 4 (3.31%) Sophos
12 4 (3.31%) Oracle
13 3 (2.48%) Juniper
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