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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 224 166 201
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 46 84 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.91% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.96% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 51 28
Median daily rate £330 £300 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £237 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £295 £245
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +12.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.01% +6.18%
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
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
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 £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 2016.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -23 18 £350 +21.73%
Hampshire -5 8 £325 -7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 7 £425 +32.81% 1
Berkshire -12 5 £375 +15.38% 1
West Sussex -36 3 £250 -3.84%
Oxfordshire 0 2 £330 +17.85% 1
Kent -15 2 £240 -5.88%
East Sussex -3 1 - - 1
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 84 (74.34%) Windows
2 68 (60.18%) VMware
2 68 (60.18%) Windows Server
3 62 (54.87%) Active Directory
4 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
6 40 (35.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (26.55%) vSphere
10 29 (25.66%) Data Centre
11 26 (23.01%) HP
12 25 (22.12%) MS Exchange
13 24 (21.24%) DNS
14 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (20.35%) SAN
14 23 (20.35%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (19.47%) Citrix
15 22 (19.47%) SQL
15 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
16 21 (18.58%) DHCP
17 17 (15.04%) ITIL
18 16 (14.16%) MCSE
18 16 (14.16%) PowerShell
19 15 (13.27%) Logistics
19 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
19 15 (13.27%) EMC
19 15 (13.27%) NetBackup
20 14 (12.39%) Finance
21 13 (11.50%) MS Office

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 25 (22.12%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.73%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.19%) Apache
3 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.77%) IIS
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.88%) Kentico
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.19%) Office 365
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) DNS
2 23 (20.35%) SAN
3 21 (18.58%) DHCP
4 8 (7.08%) LAN
4 8 (7.08%) WAN
5 7 (6.19%) HTTP
6 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.42%) Firewall
7 5 (4.42%) LDAP
8 4 (3.54%) Internet
9 3 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.65%) FTP
9 3 (2.65%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.65%) Skype
9 3 (2.65%) SMTP
10 2 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.77%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.77%) VoIP
10 2 (1.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Electronics
3 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) SAML
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) MAPI
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.66%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.73%) Mathematics
3 9 (7.96%) Clustering
3 9 (7.96%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.65%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 84 (74.34%) Windows
2 68 (60.18%) Windows Server
3 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (35.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.73%) Linux
6 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.65%) Unix
9 1 (0.88%) CentOS
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.88%) SUSE
9 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.04%) ITIL
2 15 (13.27%) Logistics
3 9 (7.96%) Project Management
4 8 (7.08%) Server Building
5 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.31%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.42%) Change Management
7 5 (4.42%) Migration
7 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.54%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.54%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.65%) Time Management
10 2 (1.77%) Identity Management
10 2 (1.77%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.77%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.47%) SQL
2 16 (14.16%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.73%) C
4 4 (3.54%) Java
5 3 (2.65%) VBScript
6 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.77%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.88%) C++
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (14.16%) MCSE
3 12 (10.62%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.73%) MCSA
5 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.77%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) CCNA
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CCA
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Degree
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 62 (54.87%) Active Directory
2 38 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (26.55%) vSphere
4 23 (20.35%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (11.50%) XenApp
6 11 (9.73%) Hyper-V
7 10 (8.85%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.42%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.42%) XenServer
9 4 (3.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.65%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) NetBackup
2 13 (11.50%) WSUS
3 10 (8.85%) Backup Exec
4 9 (7.96%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (7.96%) SCCM
4 9 (7.96%) SCOM
5 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.77%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.77%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.88%) cPanel
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.88%) vMotion
7 1 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (60.18%) VMware
2 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
3 26 (23.01%) HP
4 22 (19.47%) Citrix
5 15 (13.27%) EMC
6 11 (9.73%) IBM
7 10 (8.85%) Intel Security
7 10 (8.85%) NetApp
8 7 (6.19%) arcserve
8 7 (6.19%) CommVault
9 5 (4.42%) Cisco
9 5 (4.42%) Dell
9 5 (4.42%) Intel
10 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.54%) SAP
11 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.77%) Symantec
13 1 (0.88%) Acronis
13 1 (0.88%) Remedy
13 1 (0.88%) Sophos
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