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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 225 216 186
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 45 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.29% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.32% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 31
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£314 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £343 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.42 £105.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.84% +352.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.01 £23.25 £24.13
% change year-on-year
-9.62% -3.62%
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
8768 8425 7847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.28% 91.79% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5222 4592 4097
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 403 523
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 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 +3 11 £275 -8.33% 1
Hampshire -1 11 £425 -
West Sussex -7 5 £260 +25.90%
Oxfordshire -15 5 £438 +37.25%
East Sussex -5 4 £331 -
Berkshire -11 4 £329 +28.92% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £320 -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 95 (86.36%) Windows
2 72 (65.45%) VMware
3 62 (56.36%) Active Directory
4 59 (53.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
6 43 (39.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (37.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (27.27%) SAN
10 28 (25.45%) HP
10 28 (25.45%) DNS
11 27 (24.55%) MS Exchange
12 24 (21.82%) vSphere
13 23 (20.91%) SQL Server
14 22 (20.00%) SQL
14 22 (20.00%) Dell
15 21 (19.09%) Hyper-V
15 21 (19.09%) Data Centre
16 18 (16.36%) ITIL
17 16 (14.55%) DHCP
17 16 (14.55%) Migration
17 16 (14.55%) Clustering
17 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
18 15 (13.64%) Firewall
18 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (12.73%) EMC
19 14 (12.73%) Citrix
19 14 (12.73%) SCCM
20 12 (10.91%) Lync
21 11 (10.00%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 27 (24.55%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.91%) Lync
3 10 (9.09%) IIS
4 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (6.36%) Apache
7 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.73%) MediaWiki
9 2 (1.82%) GroupWise
9 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.55%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) Yammer
4 2 (1.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.27%) SAN
2 28 (25.45%) DNS
3 16 (14.55%) DHCP
4 15 (13.64%) Firewall
5 9 (8.18%) WAN
6 8 (7.27%) LAN
7 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.64%) Network Security
9 3 (2.73%) SMTP
9 3 (2.73%) VPN
10 2 (1.82%) VoIP
10 2 (1.82%) POP3
10 2 (1.82%) DMZ
10 2 (1.82%) Internet
10 2 (1.82%) IMAP
10 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.82%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
6 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (2.73%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Banking
2 1 (0.91%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) .NET
1 1 (0.91%) Web Services
1 1 (0.91%) Middleware
1 1 (0.91%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Data Centre
2 16 (14.55%) Clustering
3 8 (7.27%) EqualLogic
4 5 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.64%) NHS
6 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.73%) PKI
6 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.82%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 95 (86.36%) Windows
2 59 (53.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (39.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (37.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.18%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.27%) Linux
6 8 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.45%) UNIX
7 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.64%) AIX
10 1 (0.91%) HPUX
10 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.36%) ITIL
2 16 (14.55%) Migration
3 9 (8.18%) Server Building
4 5 (4.55%) CRM
4 5 (4.55%) Service Management
5 4 (3.64%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.64%) Change Management
5 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.82%) Patch Management
7 2 (1.82%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (1.82%) Change Control
8 1 (0.91%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.91%) Capacity Management
8 1 (0.91%) Software Deployment
8 1 (0.91%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL V3
8 1 (0.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.73%) Korn
5 1 (0.91%) Perl
5 1 (0.91%) VBScript
5 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.09%) MCSE
3 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.27%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.45%) MCITP
6 5 (4.55%) MCP
7 3 (2.73%) MCTS
8 2 (1.82%) MCSA
8 2 (1.82%) Degree
9 1 (0.91%) CCNA
9 1 (0.91%) CCDA
9 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 35 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (21.82%) vSphere
4 21 (19.09%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.27%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.36%) XenApp
7 6 (5.45%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.55%) Postfix
9 4 (3.64%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.64%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.82%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.82%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.91%) XenServer
11 1 (0.91%) HDFS
11 1 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.91%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (12.73%) SCCM
2 9 (8.18%) SCOM
3 7 (6.36%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (5.45%) ARCserve
4 6 (5.45%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.64%) WSUS
6 3 (2.73%) LiteSpeed
7 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.91%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.91%) WMI
8 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 72 (65.45%) VMware
2 47 (42.73%) Microsoft
3 28 (25.45%) HP
4 22 (20.00%) Dell
5 14 (12.73%) EMC
5 14 (12.73%) Citrix
6 11 (10.00%) Cisco
7 8 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 8 (7.27%) CommVault
8 7 (6.36%) NetApp
8 7 (6.36%) Veeam
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle
10 3 (2.73%) IBM
10 3 (2.73%) Juniper
10 3 (2.73%) Sophos
11 2 (1.82%) AppSense
11 2 (1.82%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.82%) Novell
11 2 (1.82%) Lotus
12 1 (0.91%) Symantec
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