The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 511 487 444
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 68 64 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 37
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£280 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £230 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 29
Average hourly rate £22.69 £25.90 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% +32.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £22.65 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.43% -9.40%
Server Support
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
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 England

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in England

Server Support
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Server Support Daily Rate Histogram in England

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in England

Server Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Server Support Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Server Support
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 Server Support within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
South East -31 23 £285 -7.31% 7
West Midlands +11 17 £450 -
London +9 14 £250 -9.09% 6
East Midlands +11 4 £210 - 1
South West -26 4 £225 - 2
North West -9 3 £180 -8.86% 3
North East - 2 £305 - 1
East of England -22 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 125 (83.33%) Windows
2 71 (47.33%) Active Directory
3 66 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 61 (40.67%) VMware
6 46 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (25.33%) Citrix
9 35 (23.33%) ITIL
10 31 (20.67%) HP
11 29 (19.33%) DNS
12 28 (18.67%) MS Exchange
13 26 (17.33%) UNIX
14 25 (16.67%) SCCM
15 24 (16.00%) DHCP
15 24 (16.00%) Linux
16 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
17 21 (14.00%) SAN
18 20 (13.33%) Cisco
18 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
19 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (12.67%) SQL
19 19 (12.67%) Windows 7
20 17 (11.33%) MCSE
20 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
21 15 (10.00%) MS Office
21 15 (10.00%) WAN
21 15 (10.00%) Red Hat
21 15 (10.00%) Finance

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.33%) IIS
5 7 (4.67%) Apache
5 7 (4.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.00%) Lync
8 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.00%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.33%) DNS
2 24 (16.00%) DHCP
3 21 (14.00%) SAN
4 15 (10.00%) WAN
5 14 (9.33%) LAN
6 13 (8.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (5.33%) Firewall
8 6 (4.00%) Internet
9 3 (2.00%) VPN
10 2 (1.33%) LDAP
10 2 (1.33%) SSL
10 2 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.33%) NAS
10 2 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.67%) Junos
11 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.00%) MySQL
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.67%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 15 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Banking
3 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) Military
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (2.67%) Open Source
2 4 (2.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) PKI
3 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.67%) iPhone
5 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.67%) CMDB
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 125 (83.33%) Windows
2 66 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (17.33%) UNIX
6 24 (16.00%) Linux
7 19 (12.67%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.33%) Windows 8
8 11 (7.33%) Windows XP
9 9 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.00%) CentOS
11 2 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.67%) AIX
12 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) ITIL
2 7 (4.67%) Migration
3 6 (4.00%) Service Management
4 4 (2.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (2.00%) Scrum
5 3 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (2.00%) CMMI
5 3 (2.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.00%) Change Management
5 3 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.00%) Kanban
5 3 (2.00%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (2.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (1.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.67%) SQL
2 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.67%) C#
4 3 (2.00%) Java
4 3 (2.00%) Perl
4 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.33%) Korn
5 2 (1.33%) Bourne shell
5 2 (1.33%) C
5 2 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) C++
6 1 (0.67%) PHP
6 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.33%) MCSE
3 14 (9.33%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.33%) MCP
6 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.33%) MCSA
8 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.00%) MCITP
9 3 (2.00%) CCNP
9 3 (2.00%) CCNA
10 2 (1.33%) Degree
11 1 (0.67%) CCENT
11 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.67%) MCTS
11 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.67%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.67%) CNA
11 1 (0.67%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (47.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.00%) XenApp
5 7 (4.67%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.00%) XenServer
7 4 (2.67%) vSphere
7 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.00%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.00%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.33%) NFS
9 2 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.67%) NLBS
10 1 (0.67%) Firmware
10 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (16.67%) SCCM
2 14 (9.33%) SCOM
3 11 (7.33%) NetBackup
3 11 (7.33%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.33%) Nagios
5 2 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.67%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 61 (40.67%) VMware
3 38 (25.33%) Citrix
4 31 (20.67%) HP
5 20 (13.33%) Cisco
6 15 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.67%) EMC
8 6 (4.00%) Hitachi
8 6 (4.00%) Altiris
9 5 (3.33%) Symantec
10 4 (2.67%) McAfee
10 4 (2.67%) Apple
10 4 (2.67%) IBM
10 4 (2.67%) Dell
10 4 (2.67%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.67%) Dell KACE
10 4 (2.67%) ScanSafe
11 3 (2.00%) CommVault
11 3 (2.00%) Google
12 2 (1.33%) Sophos
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