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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Specialist
Rank 429 418 407
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 4 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.039% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.041% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 10
Median daily rate £439 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.10% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £265 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £340 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £325 £514
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -36.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 -
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
20630 21742 21781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14967 15186 15135
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 392
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 1 - -
Server Specialist
England

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) XMPP
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (14.29%) Law

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opsview
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Mercator
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp