The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Server Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Specialist
Rank 426 410 402
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 3 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.049% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.052% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 12
Median daily rate £408 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -14.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £328 £502
% change year-on-year
+29.77% -34.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.75 -
Server Specialist
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20644 21057 21495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 14520 15143
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 393 382
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Server Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Server Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Server Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Server Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Server Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Server Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Server Specialist 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 London region featuring Server Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Mercator
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp