The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.95% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £230 £213
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -6.49%
Server Support
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
312 260 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.42% 97.01% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 199 243
Median daily rate £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.47 £18.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Server Support Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Server Support 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 Cardiff region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) VMware