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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 495 497 428
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -69
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 77 66 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 44
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£338 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £261 £250
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.56 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -13.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.97 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -31.25%
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
London +18 28 £388 -3.12% 4
South East -38 18 £290 - 5
West Midlands -1 9 - - 2
South West 0 7 £350 - 1
East Midlands -1 6 £250 -
East of England +3 4 £294 +30.55% 1
Yorkshire -16 3 £275 +34.14% 1
North West -18 1 £190 -27.61% 3
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Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 115 (79.31%) Windows
2 79 (54.48%) Active Directory
3 69 (47.59%) Microsoft
4 66 (45.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (34.48%) VMware
6 48 (33.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (21.38%) SQL Server
9 29 (20.00%) HP
10 28 (19.31%) SCCM
11 26 (17.93%) DNS
12 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (17.24%) ITIL
12 25 (17.24%) MS Excel
13 24 (16.55%) SQL
14 22 (15.17%) Citrix
15 21 (14.48%) Hyper-V
16 20 (13.79%) Security Cleared
16 20 (13.79%) MS Exchange
17 18 (12.41%) DHCP
18 15 (10.34%) Windows 7
19 14 (9.66%) vSphere
20 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
20 13 (8.97%) WAN
21 12 (8.28%) SAN
21 12 (8.28%) Linux
21 12 (8.28%) Finance
22 11 (7.59%) MCSE
22 11 (7.59%) UNIX
22 11 (7.59%) IIS

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.59%) IIS
3 6 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.76%) Lync
4 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.07%) Apache
5 3 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.38%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.52%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.69%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.83%) Office 365
3 2 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.93%) DNS
2 18 (12.41%) DHCP
3 13 (8.97%) WAN
4 12 (8.28%) SAN
5 11 (7.59%) LAN
6 9 (6.21%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.14%) Firewall
8 4 (2.76%) VPN
9 3 (2.07%) LDAP
9 3 (2.07%) NAS
10 2 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.38%) SSL
10 2 (1.38%) Internet
10 2 (1.38%) MPLS
11 1 (0.69%) DDNS
11 1 (0.69%) Wireless
11 1 (0.69%) VLAN
11 1 (0.69%) ADSL
11 1 (0.69%) SMS
11 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.14%) DTS
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) QlikView
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.69%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) ERwin
2 1 (0.69%) Introscope
General
1 12 (8.28%) Finance
2 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.07%) Banking
2 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.69%) Marketing
3 1 (0.69%) Back Office
3 1 (0.69%) Electronics
3 1 (0.69%) Advertising
3 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.76%) HTML
1 4 (2.76%) .NET
2 3 (2.07%) Web Services
3 2 (1.38%) Middleware
3 2 (1.38%) J2EE
4 1 (0.69%) JSP
4 1 (0.69%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.14%) Clustering
1 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.76%) PKI
4 3 (2.07%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.07%) PDA
4 3 (2.07%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.38%) Replication
5 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.69%) iPhone
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 115 (79.31%) Windows
2 66 (45.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (33.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 12 (8.28%) Linux
7 11 (7.59%) UNIX
8 6 (4.14%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.45%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.38%) NetWare
11 2 (1.38%) HPUX
11 2 (1.38%) SUSE
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.69%) CentOS
12 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.69%) AIX
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.24%) ITIL
2 8 (5.52%) Problem Management
3 5 (3.45%) ETL
3 5 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (2.76%) Capacity Management
4 4 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (2.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (2.76%) Change Management
4 4 (2.76%) Migration
4 4 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (2.76%) Asset Management
5 3 (2.07%) ITSM
5 3 (2.07%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (2.07%) ITIL V3
5 3 (2.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (1.38%) Scrum
6 2 (1.38%) Performance Management
6 2 (1.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.55%) SQL
2 5 (3.45%) C#
2 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.76%) Java
3 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.69%) Jython
5 1 (0.69%) Perl
5 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.59%) MCSE
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.83%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.45%) MCP
6 3 (2.07%) Degree
7 1 (0.69%) CCENT
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.69%) HNC
7 1 (0.69%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.69%) CNA
7 1 (0.69%) CNE
7 1 (0.69%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 79 (54.48%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.48%) Hyper-V
4 14 (9.66%) vSphere
5 6 (4.14%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.76%) XenApp
8 3 (2.07%) XenServer
8 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.69%) Firmware
10 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.69%) Xen
10 1 (0.69%) NLBS
10 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (19.31%) SCCM
2 10 (6.90%) SCOM
3 8 (5.52%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (4.14%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.76%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.07%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.38%) WSUS
7 2 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.38%) ZENworks
7 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.69%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.69%) SCSM
8 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 69 (47.59%) Microsoft
2 50 (34.48%) VMware
3 29 (20.00%) HP
4 22 (15.17%) Citrix
5 7 (4.83%) Dell
5 7 (4.83%) Cisco
6 5 (3.45%) Apple
7 4 (2.76%) Symantec
7 4 (2.76%) Altiris
7 4 (2.76%) NetApp
8 3 (2.07%) CommVault
8 3 (2.07%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.07%) IBM
8 3 (2.07%) Remedy
8 3 (2.07%) McAfee
9 2 (1.38%) Sophos
9 2 (1.38%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle
9 2 (1.38%) Novell
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