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 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 414 372 381
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 17 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 30
Median daily rate £300 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £445 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £250 £208
% change year-on-year
+21.20% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
Server Support
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
20552 20961 21857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.85% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14945 14461 15395
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +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 222 381 390
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support across the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Server Support Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 Support within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 -
City of London +27 1 - - 4
Brentford - 1 £140 -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Windows Server
3 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
4 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
5 16 (34.04%) VMware
6 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.40%) MS Office
9 10 (21.28%) Internet
9 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.15%) HP
10 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
10 9 (19.15%) DNS
11 8 (17.02%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (14.89%) SCCM
12 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (14.89%) Firewall
12 7 (14.89%) Finance
12 7 (14.89%) SAN
12 7 (14.89%) ITIL
12 7 (14.89%) Cisco
13 6 (12.77%) IIS
13 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
14 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
14 5 (10.64%) Office 365

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 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.77%) IIS
4 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Internet
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) DHCP
5 4 (8.51%) Intranet
5 4 (8.51%) VoIP
6 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.26%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 2 (4.26%) Wireless
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) H.323
8 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.13%) ISDN
8 1 (2.13%) NAS
8 1 (2.13%) SMTP
8 1 (2.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) EMC VNX
2 2 (4.26%) Replication
2 2 (4.26%) Statistics
2 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (31.91%) Windows 7
5 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.64%) Linux
8 2 (4.26%) Android
8 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.26%) Unix
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.13%) Solaris
9 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.26%) Migration
3 2 (4.26%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.26%) Time Management
3 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.13%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (2.13%) Information Security
4 1 (2.13%) ITSM
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
4 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.13%) DameWare
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) Opsview
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) Simpana
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) VMware
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
5 5 (10.64%) Citrix
6 4 (8.51%) NetApp
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle
7 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 3 (6.38%) EMC
8 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.13%) Adobe
9 1 (2.13%) BMC
9 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) CommVault
9 1 (2.13%) IBM
9 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec