The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Server Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 637 625 608
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 24 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.067% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.070% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 21
Median daily rate £210 £295 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.81% +20.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £298 £220
% change year-on-year
-31.09% +35.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Server Support Engineer in the job title.

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Server Support Engineer
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +6 24 £210 -28.81% 3
North East -32 9 £225 -23.72%
Tyne and Wear -30 8 £225 -23.72%
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 8 £225 -23.72%
South East +12 7 £178 -40.62% 1
Surrey -10 4 £252 -16.14%
Kent - 3 £178 -
South West 0 2 £300 - 1
Midlands -4 2 £200 -32.20%
London -12 2 £296 +3.94%
Sussex - 2 £178 -
Hampshire +2 1 £325 - 1
North West -1 1 - - 1
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Bracknell -8 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £350 -
Great Yarmouth - 1 £190 -
Norwich - 1 £190 -
Ipswich - 1 £190 -
Chippenham - 1 £250 -
Durham - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £293 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £190 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £250 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £190 -
Suffolk - 1 £190 -

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Server Support 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 Server Support Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Windows Server
3 32 (60.38%) VMware
4 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
5 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (37.74%) ITIL
7 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
10 15 (28.30%) DNS
10 15 (28.30%) HP
10 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (28.30%) vSphere
11 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
11 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
12 13 (24.53%) DHCP
12 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
13 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
14 11 (20.75%) MCSE
14 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
14 11 (20.75%) Citrix
14 11 (20.75%) Intel Security
15 10 (18.87%) Firewall
15 10 (18.87%) IBM
16 9 (16.98%) NetBackup
16 9 (16.98%) LAN
16 9 (16.98%) WAN
17 8 (15.09%) Cisco
17 8 (15.09%) EMC

Server Support 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 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) DNS
2 13 (24.53%) DHCP
3 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 9 (16.98%) LAN
4 9 (16.98%) WAN
5 7 (13.21%) SAN
6 5 (9.43%) Internet
7 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
7 4 (7.55%) Wireless
8 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.77%) Skype
10 1 (1.89%) Extranet
10 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.89%) Intranet
10 1 (1.89%) Network Security
10 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) WAP
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Clustering
3 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Windows Server
3 23 (43.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.32%) AIX
6 6 (11.32%) Linux
6 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Unix
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.32%) High Availability
3 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
3 6 (11.32%) Server Building
4 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Security Management
6 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.77%) Logistics
6 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) Web Filtering
7 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.89%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (1.89%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (20.75%) MCSE
4 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) MCSA
5 6 (11.32%) RHCE
5 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (28.30%) vSphere
4 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
5 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
5 6 (11.32%) KVM
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.55%) XenApp
7 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.89%) UAG
8 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) NetBackup
2 8 (15.09%) Backup Exec
2 8 (15.09%) WSUS
3 7 (13.21%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (11.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (5.66%) SCCM
5 3 (5.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.89%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.89%) SCOM
6 1 (1.89%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) VMware
2 15 (28.30%) HP
3 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.75%) Citrix
4 11 (20.75%) Intel Security
5 10 (18.87%) IBM
6 8 (15.09%) Cisco
6 8 (15.09%) EMC
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle
7 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.43%) Dell
9 4 (7.55%) Symantec
10 3 (5.66%) Intel
10 3 (5.66%) Lumension
10 3 (5.66%) NetApp
11 2 (3.77%) SAP
12 1 (1.89%) Adobe
12 1 (1.89%) arcserve
12 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.89%) Sophos