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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 131 122 126
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 11 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.46% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
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£185 £325 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.07% +96.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £150 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £374 £193
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £230
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -19.04%
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
2850 2585 2330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.29% 92.12% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1813 1527 1407
Average daily rate £380 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 144 166
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 6 £178 - 2
Dorset +1 2 £374 - 1
Gloucestershire -19 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) VMware
3 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (33.33%) DHCP
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (30.00%) Citrix
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco
9 7 (23.33%) VMware Server
10 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (20.00%) FalconStor
10 6 (20.00%) SAN
11 5 (16.67%) NetApp
11 5 (16.67%) XenApp
12 4 (13.33%) SCCM
12 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
12 4 (13.33%) MCSE
13 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 3 (10.00%) SQL
13 3 (10.00%) IBM
13 3 (10.00%) HP
13 3 (10.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DHCP
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) IBM XIV
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Physics
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Data Management
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) MCITP
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) VMware Server
4 5 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.67%) XenServer
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) FalconStor
6 5 (16.67%) NetApp
7 3 (10.00%) Symantec
7 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) EMC
9 1 (3.33%) Veeam
Barnstaple, Devon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: 25 days ago