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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 219 203 230
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 33 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £336 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -41.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
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
8494 8070 9191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.81% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4718 4308 4282
Average daily rate £355 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 496 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 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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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 +13 14 £356 +26.10% 3
Surrey -2 6 £260 +9.47% 5
West Sussex +7 4 £250 -11.89%
Oxfordshire -8 2 £260 +4.00% 2
Hampshire -20 2 £270 -10.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £230 +27.77%
East Sussex -12 1 - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) VMware
2 33 (49.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
4 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (23.88%) DNS
7 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
7 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.90%) SAN
8 14 (20.90%) SQL
9 13 (19.40%) Citrix
9 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (17.91%) Migration
10 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (16.42%) HP
11 11 (16.42%) NetApp
12 10 (14.93%) DHCP
12 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
13 9 (13.43%) NetBackup
13 9 (13.43%) Firewall
14 8 (11.94%) LAN
14 8 (11.94%) WAN
14 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
14 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
14 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
14 8 (11.94%) WSUS
15 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (10.45%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.99%) Lync
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.49%) SAS
7 1 (1.49%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) DNS
2 14 (20.90%) SAN
3 10 (14.93%) DHCP
4 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.43%) Firewall
5 8 (11.94%) LAN
5 8 (11.94%) WAN
6 7 (10.45%) VPN
7 3 (4.48%) IPv4
7 3 (4.48%) IPv6
8 2 (2.99%) NAS
8 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.49%) IMAP
9 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.49%) Internet
9 1 (1.49%) SSL
9 1 (1.49%) POP3
9 1 (1.49%) SMTP
9 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) ActiveX
3 1 (1.49%) OCX
3 1 (1.49%) OLE
3 1 (1.49%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.49%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Clustering
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) iPad
4 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) Online Games
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.46%) Linux
7 4 (5.97%) UNIX
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.49%) VMS
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Migration
2 4 (5.97%) ITIL
2 4 (5.97%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
3 3 (4.48%) Kanban
3 3 (4.48%) CMMI
3 3 (4.48%) Scrum
3 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.99%) Network Design
4 2 (2.99%) Change Management
4 2 (2.99%) Service Management
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.49%) Project Management
5 1 (1.49%) Logistics
5 1 (1.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) VB
2 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
2 3 (4.48%) C
2 3 (4.48%) C#
3 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Korn
3 2 (2.99%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.49%) VB6
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) MCSE
4 5 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.97%) MCITP
6 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) MCTS
6 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) CCNP
6 2 (2.99%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) CCA
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.49%) MCSA
7 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Server
4 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.48%) DFS Replication
5 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.99%) NFS
6 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.99%) vSphere
6 2 (2.99%) UAG
6 2 (2.99%) XenApp
6 2 (2.99%) XenServer
7 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.49%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.94%) WSUS
3 4 (5.97%) SCCM
4 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.99%) Nagios
5 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) VMware
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.40%) Citrix
4 11 (16.42%) HP
4 11 (16.42%) NetApp
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco
6 6 (8.96%) EMC
7 5 (7.46%) IBM
8 4 (5.97%) Apple
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle
9 3 (4.48%) Juniper
9 3 (4.48%) McAfee
10 2 (2.99%) Veeam
10 2 (2.99%) Isilon
10 2 (2.99%) Altiris
10 2 (2.99%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.99%) Dell
10 2 (2.99%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas
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