The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Support
England / London
Rank 399 382 362
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 9 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 28
Median daily rate £208 £238 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% -47.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £166 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £333 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £250 £278
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -9.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £44.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-64.77% +114.63%

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
18474 19632 19634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.96% 95.10% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13203 13848 13928
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 341
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in London

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in London

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in London

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Server Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 9 (40.91%) DNS
5 8 (36.36%) DHCP
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Office 365
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 4 (18.18%) MS Office
8 4 (18.18%) SLA
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) Time Management
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
9 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.64%) Android
9 3 (13.64%) Statistics
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
9 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) VB
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.64%) IIS
9 3 (13.64%) VoIP

Server Support 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
2 8 (36.36%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) 802.11
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) OSPF
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Statistics
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
7 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) BCP
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) DoubleClick
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Retalix
4 1 (4.55%) Retek
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam