The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Technician
Rank 573 564 565
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Server Technician 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.010% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.011% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£325 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 - £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 - £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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
London - 2 £325 -
South West - 1 £225 -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South East - - - -
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Server Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Billing
6 1 (11.11%) Altiris
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (11.11%) FirePass
6 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

Server Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) FirePass
1 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Altiris
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft