The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 407 400 397
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 26 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.099% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 13
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£298 £398 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.15% +16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £463 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +71.05%
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
22279 22522 23553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.56% 92.61% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15699 15363 16156
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 420 457
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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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 +5 4 £295 -34.44%
Chessington - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £250 -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Server Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
3 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
4 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
4 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (40.43%) SQL
6 16 (34.04%) VMware
7 11 (23.40%) Finance
8 10 (21.28%) Citrix
8 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (19.15%) DNS
9 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
10 8 (17.02%) vSphere
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (17.02%) Banking
10 8 (17.02%) WAN
10 8 (17.02%) DHCP
10 8 (17.02%) SAN
10 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
11 7 (14.89%) IIS
11 7 (14.89%) Firewall
11 7 (14.89%) Migration
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
12 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (12.77%) Linux
13 5 (10.64%) MCSE

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Server Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Lync
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS Project
4 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.13%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (2.13%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) SAN
2 8 (17.02%) WAN
2 8 (17.02%) DHCP
3 7 (14.89%) Firewall
4 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) LDAP
7 2 (4.26%) DDNS
7 2 (4.26%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.13%) WiX
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.38%) French Language
3 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Replication
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) EqualLogic
4 3 (6.38%) Derivative
4 3 (6.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.38%) NHS
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.77%) Linux
6 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.51%) Solaris
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.38%) RAD
4 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.38%) Fund Management
4 3 (6.38%) Analytics
4 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Service Management
4 3 (6.38%) Server Building
5 2 (4.26%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.26%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (4.26%) Wealth Management
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) MCSE
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) MCITP
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCSA
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.02%) vSphere
3 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) DFS Replication
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.26%) UAG
7 1 (2.13%) GPFS
7 1 (2.13%) Xen
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Dell
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) Sybase
5 3 (6.38%) Veritas
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) Cerner
6 2 (4.26%) CommVault
6 2 (4.26%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.13%) Veeam
7 1 (2.13%) Red Gate
7 1 (2.13%) Tableau
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat