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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 227 178 191
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 42 85 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.92% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.96% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 55 27
Median daily rate £290 £304 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.52% +38.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £235 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £245
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +22.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +3.37%
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
8507 8823 8526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.76% 94.98% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 5046 4617
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 418 441
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -21 15 £306 +2.08% 1
Hampshire +3 7 £308 -12.14%
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £415 +29.68%
Berkshire -11 6 £375 +23.45% 2
West Sussex -18 4 £240 -7.69%
East Sussex +6 2 £300 -14.28% 2
Oxfordshire +5 1 £260 -
Kent +4 1 £180 -35.13% 2
Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 82 (75.93%) Windows
2 67 (62.04%) Windows Server
3 60 (55.56%) VMware
4 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
5 49 (45.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
8 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (26.85%) vSphere
11 28 (25.93%) HP
12 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 24 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 23 (21.30%) VMware ESXi
14 22 (20.37%) SAN
15 21 (19.44%) Citrix
15 21 (19.44%) DNS
16 20 (18.52%) SQL
17 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
18 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
19 17 (15.74%) DHCP
20 16 (14.81%) ITIL
20 16 (14.81%) NetBackup
21 15 (13.89%) MCSE
21 15 (13.89%) Logistics
22 14 (12.96%) MS Excel
23 13 (12.04%) MS Office
23 13 (12.04%) EMC
23 13 (12.04%) Finance

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 24 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.19%) Skype for Business
3 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.56%) Apache
5 5 (4.63%) IIS
6 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.93%) Kentico
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.48%) Office 365
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) SAN
2 21 (19.44%) DNS
3 17 (15.74%) DHCP
4 8 (7.41%) LAN
4 8 (7.41%) WAN
5 6 (5.56%) HTTP
6 5 (4.63%) Firewall
6 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.70%) Internet
7 4 (3.70%) LDAP
8 3 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.78%) Skype
8 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.78%) VPN
9 2 (1.85%) FTP
9 2 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.85%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.85%) SMTP
9 2 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.85%) Electronics
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.85%) SAML
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) MAPI
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.19%) Clustering
2 11 (10.19%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 82 (75.93%) Windows
2 67 (62.04%) Windows Server
3 49 (45.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.19%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.33%) Linux
8 4 (3.70%) Unix
9 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.93%) CentOS
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) Solaris
11 1 (0.93%) SUSE
11 1 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.81%) ITIL
2 15 (13.89%) Logistics
3 9 (8.33%) Project Management
4 8 (7.41%) Migration
5 7 (6.48%) Problem Management
5 7 (6.48%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.63%) Change Management
6 5 (4.63%) Server Building
6 5 (4.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.78%) Time Management
8 3 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (1.85%) Identity Management
9 2 (1.85%) Integration Testing
9 2 (1.85%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) SQL
2 18 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.19%) C
4 4 (3.70%) Java
5 3 (2.78%) VBScript
6 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.89%) MCSE
3 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.19%) MCSA
5 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.85%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.85%) Degree
8 2 (1.85%) MCTS
9 1 (0.93%) CCA
9 1 (0.93%) CCNA
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 36 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (26.85%) vSphere
4 23 (21.30%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (12.04%) XenApp
6 10 (9.26%) VMware ESX
7 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (4.63%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.63%) XenServer
9 4 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.85%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) NetBackup
2 13 (12.04%) WSUS
3 10 (9.26%) Backup Exec
4 9 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (6.48%) SCCM
5 7 (6.48%) SCOM
6 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.78%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.85%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.85%) Netcool
8 2 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.85%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.93%) cPanel
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.93%) vMotion
9 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.93%) WMI
Vendors
1 60 (55.56%) VMware
2 41 (37.96%) Microsoft
3 28 (25.93%) HP
4 21 (19.44%) Citrix
5 13 (12.04%) EMC
6 12 (11.11%) Intel Security
7 11 (10.19%) IBM
8 10 (9.26%) NetApp
9 7 (6.48%) CommVault
10 5 (4.63%) Intel
11 4 (3.70%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.70%) Cisco
11 4 (3.70%) Dell
12 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.85%) arcserve
13 2 (1.85%) SAP
13 2 (1.85%) Veritas
14 1 (0.93%) Oracle
14 1 (0.93%) Remedy
14 1 (0.93%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago