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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 206 186 219
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 52 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.58% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.63% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £240
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.57% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £16.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £22.56 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
8890 7970 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 92.83% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4242 4044
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 504 607
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
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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
West Sussex +18 18 £375 +17.18%
Berkshire +6 12 £338 +25.00% 3
Surrey -4 8 £260 +4.00% 2
Oxfordshire -23 3 £260 +4.00%
Kent - 3 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £230 +27.77%
Hampshire -34 2 £270 -12.90%
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 51 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (56.41%) Active Directory
4 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (44.87%) VMware
6 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
6 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (28.21%) MS Exchange
8 22 (28.21%) SQL
9 20 (25.64%) MCSE
10 19 (24.36%) Clustering
11 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 18 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
12 17 (21.79%) ITIL
13 15 (19.23%) DNS
13 15 (19.23%) Citrix
14 14 (17.95%) SAN
14 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
14 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (16.67%) HP
16 11 (14.10%) NetApp
16 11 (14.10%) MCP
17 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
17 10 (12.82%) DHCP
17 10 (12.82%) Migration
17 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
18 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (11.54%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 22 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.28%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.28%) Lync
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.23%) DNS
2 14 (17.95%) SAN
3 10 (12.82%) DHCP
3 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.26%) Firewall
5 7 (8.97%) VPN
5 7 (8.97%) LAN
5 7 (8.97%) WAN
6 3 (3.85%) NAS
6 3 (3.85%) IPv4
6 3 (3.85%) IPv6
7 2 (2.56%) LDAP
8 1 (1.28%) Broadband
8 1 (1.28%) POP3
8 1 (1.28%) SMTP
8 1 (1.28%) SSL
8 1 (1.28%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (2.56%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) COM+
4 1 (1.28%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Clustering
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 51 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (47.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.13%) UNIX
6 4 (5.13%) Linux
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.28%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.28%) VMS
8 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) Migration
3 6 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.85%) Kanban
5 3 (3.85%) Scrum
5 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.85%) CMMI
5 3 (3.85%) Change Management
5 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.56%) Service Management
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.28%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.28%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C#
2 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.56%) Korn
3 2 (2.56%) Bourne shell
3 2 (2.56%) C
3 2 (2.56%) Perl
3 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.56%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (25.64%) MCSE
3 11 (14.10%) MCP
4 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.69%) MCSA
7 4 (5.13%) MCITP
8 3 (3.85%) MCTS
9 2 (2.56%) CCNP
9 2 (2.56%) CCNA
9 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.56%) Degree
9 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 4 (5.13%) ISA Server
6 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.85%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.56%) XenApp
8 2 (2.56%) XenServer
8 2 (2.56%) NFS
9 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.28%) NLBS
9 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) WSUS
2 4 (5.13%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.85%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.56%) Nagios
4 2 (2.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) VMware
2 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.23%) Citrix
4 13 (16.67%) HP
5 11 (14.10%) NetApp
6 7 (8.97%) Cisco
7 6 (7.69%) EMC
8 5 (6.41%) IBM
9 4 (5.13%) Apple
9 4 (5.13%) McAfee
10 2 (2.56%) Symantec
10 2 (2.56%) Altiris
10 2 (2.56%) Isilon
10 2 (2.56%) Oracle
10 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.56%) Veritas
10 2 (2.56%) Dell
11 1 (1.28%) Intel
11 1 (1.28%) Juniper
11 1 (1.28%) Lotus
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