The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 232 226 233
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 18 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Average daily rate £250 £245 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £156 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £285 £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £240
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.38 £15.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £25.00 £16.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +49.25%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Server Support Engineer
England

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Support Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Server Support 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 Support Engineer across the South East region.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Server Support 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 Support Engineer across the South East region.

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Server Support 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 Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 11 £250 - 1
Hampshire +2 3 £290 -3.33%
Oxfordshire -2 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Server Support Engineer
England

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (48.00%) VMware
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (36.00%) vSphere
7 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (36.00%) HP
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
8 8 (32.00%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (24.00%) SAN
9 6 (24.00%) IIS
10 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (20.00%) SLA
10 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 5 (20.00%) Clustering
10 5 (20.00%) NLBS
10 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
11 4 (16.00%) NAS
11 4 (16.00%) DNS
11 4 (16.00%) DHCP
11 4 (16.00%) LDAP
11 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (12.00%) MCSE
12 3 (12.00%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) SAS
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) NAS
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) LDAP
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Military
1 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Security
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Network Design
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (4.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) vSphere
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) NLBS
4 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Websense
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam