The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 14 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.33% - 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% - 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £230 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £22.65 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.43% -9.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen 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
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
56 128 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.33% 93.43% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 62 92
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 15
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Server Support
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Server Support 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 in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mapping

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Server Support 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware