The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Specialist
Rank 387 404 417
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 13 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.050% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.054% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£385 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £488 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.90% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Server Specialist
England

Server Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Server Specialist Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 3 £375 -11.76%
Server Specialist
England

Server Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Server Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 10 (45.45%) MS Project
3 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 10 (45.45%) MS Project Server
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.09%) Banking
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) MCITP
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (9.09%) Mainframe

Server Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Server Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 10 (45.45%) MS Project Server
2 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Project
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) zOS
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
1 10 (45.45%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) BPMN
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) ILOG