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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 224 216 193
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 36 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.62% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 39
Median daily rate £263 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £152 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £418 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £296 £285
% change year-on-year
-7.17% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -15.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £19.03 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+39.25% -22.32%
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
7800 9372 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.77% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 5634 4840
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 438 463
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 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
Berkshire -5 9 £235 -1.26% 3
Surrey +9 8 £179 -48.83% 3
Oxfordshire -11 6 £275 -15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £288 - 1
Kent +5 4 £178 -48.17%
West Sussex - 4 £283 -
East Sussex -3 2 £320 +4.91% 3
Sussex - 2 £178 -
Hampshire +3 1 £320 +3.22%
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 49 (62.82%) Windows Server
3 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 34 (43.59%) VMware
5 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
7 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (25.64%) DNS
10 19 (24.36%) Citrix
10 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
11 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
12 16 (20.51%) HP
13 13 (16.67%) SAN
14 11 (14.10%) vSphere
15 10 (12.82%) Skype for Business
15 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
15 10 (12.82%) ITIL
16 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.54%) SQL
16 9 (11.54%) DHCP
16 9 (11.54%) MCSE
16 9 (11.54%) IBM
16 9 (11.54%) EMC
16 9 (11.54%) Intel Security
16 9 (11.54%) Finance
16 9 (11.54%) Migration
16 9 (11.54%) Logistics

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 19 (24.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.82%) Skype for Business
3 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.41%) IIS
6 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) DNS
2 13 (16.67%) SAN
3 9 (11.54%) DHCP
4 7 (8.97%) LAN
4 7 (8.97%) WAN
5 6 (7.69%) Firewall
6 5 (6.41%) Skype
7 4 (5.13%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.85%) NAS
8 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.85%) VPN
9 2 (2.56%) Internet
9 2 (2.56%) MPLS
10 1 (1.28%) HTTP
10 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.28%) Network Security
10 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.28%) SNMP
10 1 (1.28%) VoIP
10 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 2 (2.56%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.28%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Online Games
5 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (78.21%) Windows
2 49 (62.82%) Windows Server
3 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.13%) Linux
6 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.85%) Unix
8 2 (2.56%) Solaris
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) ITIL
2 9 (11.54%) Logistics
2 9 (11.54%) Migration
3 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.85%) High Availability
4 3 (3.85%) Project Management
4 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.85%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.56%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.56%) Programme Management
5 2 (2.56%) Server Building
5 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.28%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.28%) Escalation Management
6 1 (1.28%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.54%) SQL
3 8 (10.26%) C
4 3 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (2.56%) C++
5 2 (2.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.54%) MCSE
3 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.85%) CCNA
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.28%) Degree
8 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.10%) vSphere
4 9 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.69%) XenApp
7 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.56%) vCloud
8 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.41%) SCOM
3 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.85%) Netcool
4 3 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.28%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.28%) SCCM
5 1 (1.28%) vMotion
5 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) VMware
2 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.36%) Citrix
4 16 (20.51%) HP
5 9 (11.54%) EMC
5 9 (11.54%) IBM
5 9 (11.54%) Intel Security
6 8 (10.26%) NetApp
7 6 (7.69%) Cisco
8 3 (3.85%) CommVault
8 3 (3.85%) Veritas
9 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.56%) BMC
9 2 (2.56%) Dell
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle
9 2 (2.56%) SAP
10 1 (1.28%) Acronis
10 1 (1.28%) F5
10 1 (1.28%) Symantec
10 1 (1.28%) Veeam