The table below looks at the statistics for Plesk skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Plesk over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Parallels Plesk Panel
Rank 620 611 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Plesk 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.014% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.040% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £500 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - -
Plesk
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5039 4236 3933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 8.23% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 2592 2286
Average daily rate £450 £417 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 194 156
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Plesk
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Plesk across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Plesk Jobs Demand Trend in England

Plesk
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Plesk Daily Rate Trend in England

Plesk
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Plesk Hourly Rate Trend in England

Plesk
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Plesk within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -15 1 £500 +42.85%
South West - 1 - -
Plesk
UK

Plesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Plesk also 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 that cited Plesk.

1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) qmail
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Varnish
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

Plesk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Plesk also 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 that cited Plesk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) qmail
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Bacula
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) cPanel
1 1 (50.00%) Grafana
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware