The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Server Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support Engineer
Rank - - 117
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -56.47%
Server Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3023 2408 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.88% 94.28% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1380 1236
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 146 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.11 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Server Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Server Building
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Internet

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware