The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Technician 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 Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Technician
Rank 553 549 566
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Server Technician 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.002% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.002% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +15.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £21.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £21.00 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+26.19% +15.06%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Server Technician
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Server Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Server Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Server Technician
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Server Technician Daily Rate Trend in England

Server Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Server Technician Hourly Rate Trend in England

Server Technician
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 Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
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Server Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Server Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) COM
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) SSL

Server Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Server Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FirePass
2 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris
3 1 (10.00%) F5