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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank 616 626 597
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 11 11 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.020% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.021% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 34
Median daily rate £275 £250 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £185 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.47%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 15 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 5 December 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 -1 9 £260 +4.00% 1
Yorkshire +17 6 - -
Leeds +16 6 - -
West Yorkshire +15 6 - -
South East +14 2 £268 -17.69% 1
Scotland - 2 £310 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
Berkshire - 1 £260 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £275 -
Shropshire - 1 £120 -
West Midlands - 1 £120 -
Slough - 1 £260 -
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -
Erskine - 1 £310 -
Telford - 1 £120 -

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 17 (60.71%) DNS
4 16 (57.14%) DHCP
5 15 (53.57%) VMware
6 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 13 (46.43%) Citrix
7 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (39.29%) XenApp
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
9 9 (32.14%) ITIL
10 8 (28.57%) IBM
10 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) Server Building
11 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 7 (25.00%) vSphere
11 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (21.43%) SLA
12 6 (21.43%) SAN
12 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (21.43%) ThinPrint
13 5 (17.86%) Compliance Management
13 5 (17.86%) High Availability
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (17.86%) KVM
13 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
13 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (17.86%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (17.86%) Red Hat

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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) DNS
2 16 (57.14%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) Intranet
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) Skype
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) Extranet
6 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Server Building
3 5 (17.86%) Compliance Management
3 5 (17.86%) High Availability
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Security Management
5 1 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) RHCE
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) XenApp
3 7 (25.00%) vSphere
3 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (17.86%) KVM
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.57%) UAG
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) IBM
5 6 (21.43%) ThinPrint
6 5 (17.86%) EMC
6 5 (17.86%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 3 (10.71%) Dell
8 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
8 2 (7.14%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) BMC
9 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
9 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.57%) Lumension
9 1 (3.57%) Remedy
9 1 (3.57%) Sophos
9 1 (3.57%) Veeam
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