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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Specialist
Rank 416 423 414
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.018% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.019% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £430 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (30.00%) FTP
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) SUSE
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft