The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £280 £265
% change year-on-year
-4.01% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £18.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+141.09% -3.94%
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
531 623 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.51% 96.74% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 326 327
Average daily rate £380 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec