The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 127 95 125
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 18 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.74% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.81% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 8
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£225 £264 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.69% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £249 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £255
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3163 1983 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.83% 92.28% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1265 1590
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 172 243
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the South West region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer across the South West region.

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
Somerset -7 3 £318 +18.69% 1
Wiltshire -9 3 £225 -30.76% 1
Devon - 3 £160 - 1
Bristol - 1 £213 - 1
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) VMware
3 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (34.38%) Citrix
5 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (25.00%) Firewall
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) DHCP
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.88%) MCSE
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (18.75%) LAN
9 6 (18.75%) WAN
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
10 5 (15.63%) Internet
10 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
11 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (12.50%) MCP
11 4 (12.50%) HP
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) Web Services
12 3 (9.38%) Linux
12 3 (9.38%) SQL
12 3 (9.38%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) DHCP
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) LAN
3 6 (18.75%) WAN
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
4 5 (15.63%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) IPv4
5 3 (9.38%) IPv6
5 3 (9.38%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) WinForms
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (6.25%) Content Management
2 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) MVC
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
1 3 (9.38%) VBScript
1 3 (9.38%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) WSUS
1 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Citrix
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
5 3 (9.38%) Apple
5 3 (9.38%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 100-150 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £200 - 225 per day all inclusive
Posted: 23 days ago