The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Server Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 261 265 239
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 10 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.073% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.077% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £325 £300 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £248
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £220
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.54% -11.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £19.38 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+47.09% -5.48%
Server Support 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
8661 9039 8527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.63% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 5053 4667
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 437 468
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Server Support Engineer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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 -4 5 £306 +6.52%
Hampshire +3 2 £325 -
Berkshire -8 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Server Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Server Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (66.67%) vSphere
4 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (44.44%) NetBackup
5 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
7 9 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 9 (33.33%) MS Office
7 9 (33.33%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) MCSE
7 9 (33.33%) MCSA
7 9 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (33.33%) WSUS
7 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 9 (33.33%) Driving Licence
8 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) Intel
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) DHCP

Server Support 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Skype
3 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 9 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Logistics
3 3 (11.11%) Server Building
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (33.33%) MCSA
2 9 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) vSphere
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) NetBackup
2 9 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 9 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (33.33%) WSUS
3 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) HP
3 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 5 (18.52%) Intel
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (7.41%) arcserve