The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 41 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.03% 1.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 1.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£395 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £230
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.62% -20.00%
Server Engineer
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
499 327 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.51% 94.51% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 203 271
Average daily rate £380 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 30
Average hourly rate £15.63 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Worthing -1 11 £400 +33.33%
Crawley - 2 £260 -
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Server 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
4 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (67.65%) Hyper-V
5 22 (64.71%) MS Exchange
6 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
6 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
7 20 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (55.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (55.88%) ITIL
9 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (44.12%) Clustering
11 14 (41.18%) DNS
12 12 (35.29%) MCP
12 12 (35.29%) MCSE
12 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (32.35%) HP
14 10 (29.41%) DHCP
14 10 (29.41%) VMware
15 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (26.47%) SQL
16 8 (23.53%) SAN
16 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
17 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
17 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
18 5 (14.71%) Firewall
19 3 (8.82%) Cisco
19 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Server 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 20 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (55.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.88%) Lync
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) DNS
2 10 (29.41%) DHCP
3 8 (23.53%) SAN
4 5 (14.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) DMZ
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (61.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (35.29%) MCP
1 12 (35.29%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) MCTS
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (67.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco