The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 124 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 5 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.72% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.76% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 9
Median daily rate £190 £263 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +38.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £368 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £208
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
Server Support
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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2371 2636 2788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.19% 95.54% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1477 1536
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 242 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 2 £163 -50.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £240 -10.69% 1
Suffolk -3 1 £190 -24.00%
Norfolk -5 1 £190 -24.00%
Essex - 1 - -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
6 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Symantec
6 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) VPN

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Xen
5 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco