The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 581 578 447
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -131
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 45 73 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.15% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 94
Median daily rate £240 £276 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% -7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £276 £260
% change year-on-year
-18.55% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £46.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -21.79%
Server Support
UK

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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
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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
London -11 12 £258 -6.27% 5
North East -16 10 £260 -2.80%
South East +5 8 £178 -42.53% 5
Yorkshire +16 5 - - 2
South West +13 4 £278 +20.65% 6
East of England +12 2 £189 -11.17% 2
East Midlands -4 2 £265 - 1
North West +13 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £200 -
Server Support
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Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 98 (71.01%) Windows
2 71 (51.45%) Active Directory
3 67 (48.55%) Windows Server
4 57 (41.30%) VMware
5 54 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 50 (36.23%) ITIL
7 43 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (26.09%) DNS
9 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 35 (25.36%) DHCP
11 34 (24.64%) HP
12 33 (23.91%) MS Excel
12 33 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (22.46%) SQL
13 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
14 27 (19.57%) Oracle
14 27 (19.57%) Citrix
14 27 (19.57%) MS Exchange
15 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (18.12%) Firewall
16 25 (18.12%) SC Cleared
17 24 (17.39%) SAN
18 22 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (14.49%) Clustering
20 19 (13.77%) IBM
20 19 (13.77%) Linux
21 18 (13.04%) Data Centre
22 17 (12.32%) Cisco
22 17 (12.32%) High Availability

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 27 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.70%) IIS
3 11 (7.97%) Skype for Business
4 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.35%) Apache
6 6 (4.35%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.87%) MS Office
3 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.42%) Office 365
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) IaaS
3 2 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.09%) DNS
2 35 (25.36%) DHCP
3 25 (18.12%) Firewall
4 24 (17.39%) SAN
5 14 (10.14%) Internet
6 13 (9.42%) LAN
7 12 (8.70%) WAN
8 8 (5.80%) Intranet
8 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.80%) Wireless
9 5 (3.62%) VPN
10 4 (2.90%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.90%) Skype
10 4 (2.90%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.17%) NAS
11 3 (2.17%) Network Security
11 3 (2.17%) VoIP
12 2 (1.45%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.45%) Extranet
12 2 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.17%) DB2
7 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.45%) MS Access
7 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MSI
2 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 11 (7.97%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 3 (2.17%) Back Office
4 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.72%) International Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (1.45%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.72%) LAMP
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.49%) Clustering
2 18 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.90%) Statistics
5 3 (2.17%) Replication
6 2 (1.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (71.01%) Windows
2 67 (48.55%) Windows Server
3 43 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (13.77%) Linux
7 14 (10.14%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.97%) Unix
9 10 (7.25%) AIX
10 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (5.07%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.17%) Solaris
12 3 (2.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.45%) Android
13 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.45%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.72%) CentOS
14 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.23%) ITIL
2 17 (12.32%) High Availability
3 16 (11.59%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.97%) Server Building
5 9 (6.52%) Compliance Management
5 9 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.07%) Change Control
6 7 (5.07%) Project Management
7 6 (4.35%) Application Packaging
7 6 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.90%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (2.17%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.17%) Migration
10 3 (2.17%) Security Management
10 3 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.46%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.62%) Perl
3 5 (3.62%) VB
4 3 (2.17%) Python
4 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (0.72%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.12%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.42%) MCSE
5 9 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.52%) RHCE
6 5 (3.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.62%) CCNA
6 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.62%) Degree
6 5 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.62%) MCSA
7 2 (1.45%) MCP
8 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 71 (51.45%) Active Directory
2 33 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.42%) vSphere
4 10 (7.25%) Hyper-V
5 9 (6.52%) KVM
5 9 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (5.80%) Terminal Services
7 7 (5.07%) XenApp
8 6 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.35%) VMware ESX
9 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.17%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.72%) UAG
12 1 (0.72%) vCloud
12 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) NetBackup
2 9 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (6.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (5.07%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.07%) SCCM
5 6 (4.35%) OpenView
5 6 (4.35%) Perfmon
5 6 (4.35%) WSUS
6 4 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.90%) MOM
6 4 (2.90%) Puppet
6 4 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (2.17%) Netcool
7 3 (2.17%) SCOM
7 3 (2.17%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.45%) Ambari
8 2 (1.45%) Ansible
8 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (41.30%) VMware
2 54 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 34 (24.64%) HP
4 27 (19.57%) Citrix
4 27 (19.57%) Oracle
5 19 (13.77%) IBM
6 17 (12.32%) Cisco
7 14 (10.14%) EMC
8 11 (7.97%) Intel Security
9 9 (6.52%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.07%) Symantec
11 6 (4.35%) Dell
11 6 (4.35%) Lotus
12 5 (3.62%) Veritas
13 4 (2.90%) CA
13 4 (2.90%) Sybase
14 3 (2.17%) BMC
14 3 (2.17%) Lumension
14 3 (2.17%) ServiceNow
14 3 (2.17%) Sophos
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