The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 133 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 10 4 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.17% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.18% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 17
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£213 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £26.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2809 2238 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.80% 94.07% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1129 1414
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 228 362
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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England

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Server Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -7 5 - - 2
Hertfordshire -3 3 £213 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Essex - - - -
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) SCCM
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) SCOM
7 3 (20.00%) SCVMM
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
8 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) SQL

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) IPv6
4 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) Junos
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VCP5
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
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