The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 642 548 582
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +34
Contract jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 14 79 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.15% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.15% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 51 24
Median daily rate £325 £300 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £281 £208
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +35.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 4
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +95.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

3rd Line Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

3rd Line Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England -88 14 £325 +8.33% 7
South East -34 5 £325 +18.18% 2
London -33 4 £350 +6.46%
West Midlands - 3 £333 -
Berkshire -7 2 - - 1
Surrey -12 2 £350 +27.27%
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +4 1 £260 +18.18%
Ipswich +1 1 £190 -9.52%
Great Yarmouth -1 1 £190 -24.00%
Suffolk -1 1 £190 -9.52%
Norfolk -2 1 £190 -24.00%
East of England -3 1 £190 -24.00%
South West -10 1 £290 -22.66% 1
Dorset - 1 £290 -
Birmingham - 1 £333 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £333 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
Norwich - 1 £190 -
Abingdon - 1 £260 -
Tamworth - 1 £333 -
Rugby - 1 £375 -
Bournemouth - 1 £290 -

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 3rd Line Server 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 featuring 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (59.52%) VMware
6 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (40.48%) Citrix
9 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (28.57%) DNS
11 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (21.43%) XenApp
13 8 (19.05%) vSphere
14 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
14 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 7 (16.67%) SCCM
14 7 (16.67%) Migration
15 6 (14.29%) SAN
15 6 (14.29%) DHCP
15 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 5 (11.90%) SQL
16 5 (11.90%) Cisco
16 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
17 4 (9.52%) Office 365
17 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
17 4 (9.52%) HP
17 4 (9.52%) MCSE

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (14.29%) DHCP
2 6 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (7.14%) Intranet
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) Skype
5 1 (2.38%) SMTP
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.38%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.38%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Solaris
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
8 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) Server Building
4 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (4.76%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.38%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) IT Audit
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) MCSE
3 3 (7.14%) CCNA
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 29 (69.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.43%) XenApp
4 8 (19.05%) vSphere
5 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
7 3 (7.14%) VMware Server
7 3 (7.14%) XenServer
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (4.76%) MetaFrame
8 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.76%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (40.48%) Citrix
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
5 4 (9.52%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) NetApp
6 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) CommVault
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) iManage
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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