The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 57 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.59% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.64% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £213 £188 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £275 £215
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +27.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £111.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +911.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
Server Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 780 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.02% 91.76% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 405 330
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 74 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hertfordshire region that featured Server Support in the job title.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Server Support Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware