The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 254 224 203
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 12 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£331 £265 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +68.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £155 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £303 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £258 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £15.25 £19.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.50 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -18.51%
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
8976 8090 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.58% 91.36% 91.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4261 3314
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 467 595
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -1 11 £331 +28.64% 1
Surrey - - - - 2
Server Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 13 (50.00%) HP
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) MCSE
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (23.08%) vSphere
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
11 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (15.38%) Scrum
11 4 (15.38%) CMMI
11 4 (15.38%) MCSA
11 4 (15.38%) C#
11 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
11 4 (15.38%) .NET
11 4 (15.38%) DNS
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 4 (15.38%) Kanban
11 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (11.54%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Scrum
1 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (15.38%) Kanban
1 4 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (15.38%) CMMI
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Korn
3 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) MCSE
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCSA
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.85%) NLBS
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) HP
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (3.85%) Altiris
6 1 (3.85%) Isilon
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Veritas
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
Isle of Wight
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago