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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 551 552 478
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -74
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 44 67 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 88
Median daily rate £190 £250 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £318 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £261 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £22.10 £30.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
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
43594 48186 48136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28781 31160 30947
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 1892 2018
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 -9 13 £204 -18.50% 3
South East +19 8 £260 -11.48% 4
Yorkshire +18 7 - - 2
West Midlands -11 7 £150 -50.00% 1
South West +9 5 £190 -1.29% 2
North West +7 4 £150 -40.00% 1
North East - 1 £330 -
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Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 79 (75.24%) Windows
2 62 (59.05%) Windows Server
3 54 (51.43%) Active Directory
4 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
5 41 (39.05%) VMware
6 40 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (34.29%) DNS
8 34 (32.38%) DHCP
9 29 (27.62%) ITIL
9 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (23.81%) Citrix
11 22 (20.95%) HP
12 21 (20.00%) SQL
12 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 20 (19.05%) Oracle
13 20 (19.05%) Security Cleared
13 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (16.19%) MS Exchange
14 17 (16.19%) SAN
15 16 (15.24%) SLA
15 16 (15.24%) Linux
16 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (14.29%) Clustering
17 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
17 14 (13.33%) IBM
18 13 (12.38%) MS Office
18 13 (12.38%) Firewall
18 13 (12.38%) XenApp
19 12 (11.43%) Windows 7
19 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared

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 17 (16.19%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.57%) IIS
3 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.76%) Apache
6 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.81%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.43%) Office 365
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) IaaS
3 2 (1.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.29%) DNS
2 34 (32.38%) DHCP
3 17 (16.19%) SAN
4 13 (12.38%) Firewall
5 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.67%) LAN
7 6 (5.71%) Internet
7 6 (5.71%) WAN
8 5 (4.76%) VoIP
8 5 (4.76%) Wireless
9 4 (3.81%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.86%) Skype
10 3 (2.86%) VPN
11 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.90%) Extranet
11 2 (1.90%) Intranet
11 2 (1.90%) MPLS
11 2 (1.90%) NAS
11 2 (1.90%) Network Security
11 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.90%) DB2
5 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.95%) MS Access
6 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.81%) MSI
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.76%) Retail
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Finance
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) Middleware
2 2 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.95%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.95%) LAMP
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Clustering
2 8 (7.62%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.71%) Statistics
4 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Replication
5 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) iPhone
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.95%) NHS
6 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (75.24%) Windows
2 62 (59.05%) Windows Server
3 40 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (15.24%) Linux
6 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.62%) Unix
9 7 (6.67%) AIX
9 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.71%) Windows XP
11 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.81%) Android
13 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.95%) CentOS
15 1 (0.95%) Solaris
15 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) ITIL
2 12 (11.43%) High Availability
3 11 (10.48%) Service Delivery
4 9 (8.57%) Server Building
5 7 (6.67%) Compliance Management
6 6 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.81%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.81%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.81%) Migration
7 4 (3.81%) Time Management
8 3 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.86%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.86%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (1.90%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.90%) Change Management
9 2 (1.90%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.90%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.76%) VB
4 4 (3.81%) Perl
5 3 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.90%) Ruby
6 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) MCSE
3 7 (6.67%) RHCE
4 4 (3.81%) CCNA
4 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.90%) MCSA
6 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.95%) Degree
6 1 (0.95%) MCP
6 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 54 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.38%) XenApp
4 10 (9.52%) vSphere
5 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.67%) KVM
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.90%) Firmware
7 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.95%) UAG
8 1 (0.95%) vCloud
8 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (6.67%) SCCM
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.81%) OpenView
3 4 (3.81%) Perfmon
3 4 (3.81%) Puppet
3 4 (3.81%) SCOM
4 3 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.86%) MOM
4 3 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.90%) Ambari
5 2 (1.90%) Ansible
5 2 (1.90%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.90%) Netcool
5 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.90%) WSUS
5 2 (1.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 41 (39.05%) VMware
3 25 (23.81%) Citrix
4 22 (20.95%) HP
5 20 (19.05%) Oracle
6 14 (13.33%) IBM
7 10 (9.52%) Cisco
7 10 (9.52%) EMC
8 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.71%) ThinPrint
10 5 (4.76%) Dell
10 5 (4.76%) Symantec
11 4 (3.81%) Intel Security
11 4 (3.81%) Lotus
11 4 (3.81%) Veritas
12 3 (2.86%) BMC
12 3 (2.86%) CA
12 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.86%) Remedy
12 3 (2.86%) Sophos
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