The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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 currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank 561 531 550
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 27 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.063% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.068% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 20
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£245 £255 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £165 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £336 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £224 £255 £260
% change year-on-year
-12.25% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -22.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £34.78
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -33.26%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 25 £245 -2.00% 4
East of England -15 6 £205 - 2
London +16 4 £420 +60.00% 1
City of London +16 3 £333 +20.90% 1
Yorkshire +4 3 £275 +22.22%
North East - 3 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 2
Surrey +1 2 £268 -20.74%
West Yorkshire +1 2 - -
Hertfordshire -4 2 £209 -
Scotland -23 2 - -
South East -23 2 £268 -10.83%
North West - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
Sheffield 0 1 £275 +15.78%
South Yorkshire -4 1 £275 +15.78%
West Midlands -15 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £325 -
Reading - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Woking - - - -

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 48 (85.71%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (46.43%) VMware
5 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.14%) SQL
7 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (26.79%) DHCP
8 15 (26.79%) DNS
9 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 13 (23.21%) Cisco
10 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (21.43%) SCCM
11 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (21.43%) HP
12 11 (19.64%) SAN
13 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
13 9 (16.07%) Citrix
13 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
13 9 (16.07%) MCSE
13 9 (16.07%) Firewall
14 8 (14.29%) Clustering
14 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 8 (14.29%) vSphere
14 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (12.50%) Dell
16 6 (10.71%) EMC
16 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (10.71%) SLA

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.71%) IIS
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) SAS
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) DHCP
1 15 (26.79%) DNS
2 11 (19.64%) SAN
3 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.07%) Firewall
4 5 (8.93%) LAN
4 5 (8.93%) WAN
5 4 (7.14%) LDAP
5 4 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.93%) Linux
7 2 (3.57%) UNIX
7 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.79%) NetWare
8 1 (1.79%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (8.93%) Capacity Management
2 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
2 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.36%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.57%) Data Management
5 2 (3.57%) Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Database Security
6 1 (1.79%) ITSM
6 1 (1.79%) Content Management
6 1 (1.79%) Network Design
6 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) C
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.07%) MCSE
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) MCP
4 5 (8.93%) CCNA
4 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) MCDBA
5 3 (5.36%) CCNP
6 2 (3.57%) CCA
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCT
7 1 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.29%) vSphere
4 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.93%) NLBS
6 4 (7.14%) XenApp
6 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.36%) XenServer
7 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) VMware
2 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) Cisco
4 12 (21.43%) HP
5 9 (16.07%) Citrix
6 7 (12.50%) Dell
7 6 (10.71%) EMC
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (3.57%) Compaq
9 2 (3.57%) NetApp
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle
10 1 (1.79%) Veeam
10 1 (1.79%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.79%) Veritas
10 1 (1.79%) Lotus
10 1 (1.79%) Mercator
10 1 (1.79%) NetIQ
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