The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 134 120 143
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £360 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £125.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.00% +400.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3028 2207 3325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.26% 94.08% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1839 1304 1930
Average daily rate £350 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 149 239
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Server Engineer
England

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 23 April 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 23 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
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Server Engineer
England

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
6 12 (40.00%) SCCM
6 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (30.00%) DHCP
9 9 (30.00%) DNS
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) Citrix
12 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (16.67%) HP
13 5 (16.67%) SQL
14 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 3 (10.00%) SLA
14 3 (10.00%) SMS
14 3 (10.00%) Project Management
14 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
14 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
14 3 (10.00%) XenApp
14 3 (10.00%) XenServer
14 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
14 3 (10.00%) AppSense
14 3 (10.00%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DHCP
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) SMS
2 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Network Management
3 1 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) XenServer
4 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos
6 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL