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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Support
UK / England
Rank 524 529 469
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 41 66 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 71
Median daily rate £190 £250 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £171 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £193 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-23.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 26
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £43.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £43.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-63.95% +115.00%

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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
South East +4 9 £268 -7.75% 6
London -11 9 £240 +1.05% 5
Yorkshire +14 7 £350 - 3
West Midlands -2 7 £150 -50.00%
North West +30 5 £150 -33.33% 1
South West +9 4 £175 -22.22%
Server Support
UK

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 57 (75.00%) Windows
2 48 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
4 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (32.89%) DNS
6 25 (32.89%) VMware
7 24 (31.58%) DHCP
8 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
10 13 (17.11%) ITIL
10 13 (17.11%) MS Office
11 12 (15.79%) SLA
12 11 (14.47%) Citrix
12 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (14.47%) SQL
12 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
13 9 (11.84%) Office 365
13 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
13 9 (11.84%) XenApp
13 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
13 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
13 9 (11.84%) Linux
14 8 (10.53%) HP
15 7 (9.21%) XenDesktop
15 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (9.21%) Server Building
16 6 (7.89%) ThinPrint
16 6 (7.89%) PowerShell

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 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Office
2 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) DNS
2 24 (31.58%) DHCP
3 6 (7.89%) SAN
3 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.26%) Firewall
4 4 (5.26%) VoIP
5 3 (3.95%) LAN
5 3 (3.95%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.63%) Internet
6 2 (2.63%) Intranet
6 2 (2.63%) Skype
6 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.63%) VPN
6 2 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (1.32%) 3G
7 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.32%) NAS
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) DB2
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.58%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Legal
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Statistics
2 4 (5.26%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) iPhone
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (75.00%) Windows
2 48 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.84%) Linux
6 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.89%) Unix
8 5 (6.58%) Android
8 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.63%) CentOS
11 2 (2.63%) SUSE
11 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.32%) AIX
12 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.32%) Solaris
12 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 7 (9.21%) Server Building
3 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.26%) Migration
4 4 (5.26%) Time Management
5 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.63%) Business Transformation
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
6 2 (2.63%) DevOps
6 2 (2.63%) Password Management
6 2 (2.63%) Patch Management
6 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.63%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.63%) SOA
7 1 (1.32%) Email Migration
7 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.32%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) Perl
4 1 (1.32%) Python
4 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CCNA
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) MCSA
5 1 (1.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) XenApp
3 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) XenDesktop
4 6 (7.89%) vSphere
5 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.63%) Firmware
8 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.32%) KVM
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.63%) Ambari
3 2 (2.63%) MOM
3 2 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.32%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.32%) Netcool
4 1 (1.32%) SafeCom
4 1 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.89%) VMware
3 11 (14.47%) Citrix
4 8 (10.53%) HP
5 6 (7.89%) Oracle
5 6 (7.89%) ThinPrint
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco
6 4 (5.26%) Dell
6 4 (5.26%) IBM
7 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.95%) EMC
8 2 (2.63%) Apple
8 2 (2.63%) BMC
8 2 (2.63%) CA
8 2 (2.63%) F5
8 2 (2.63%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.63%) Remedy
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec
8 2 (2.63%) Veeam
8 2 (2.63%) Veritas
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