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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 401 399 369
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 18 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
+26.08% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £31.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +162.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.33%
Server Support
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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
22031 23293 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.18% 93.24% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15796 16084 13908
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 386 507
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 8 £450 +20.00% 3
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (74.36%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) UNIX
5 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
5 11 (28.21%) Citrix
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) ITIL
8 8 (20.51%) SAN
8 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (17.95%) XenApp
9 7 (17.95%) EMC
10 6 (15.38%) Hitachi
10 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
10 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 6 (15.38%) LAN
10 6 (15.38%) WAN
10 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
10 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.38%) Banking
11 5 (12.82%) Service Management
11 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
11 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (12.82%) HP
12 4 (10.26%) Dell

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.69%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
6 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.56%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.56%) PKI
1 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (30.77%) UNIX
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Service Management
3 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) RAD
4 1 (2.56%) ETL
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.56%) Change Control
4 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
4 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) XenApp
3 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Citrix
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) EMC
6 6 (15.38%) Hitachi
6 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 5 (12.82%) HP
8 4 (10.26%) Dell
8 4 (10.26%) IBM
8 4 (10.26%) Dell KACE
8 4 (10.26%) ScanSafe
9 3 (7.69%) CommVault
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle
10 2 (5.13%) Symantec
11 1 (2.56%) Apple
11 1 (2.56%) Reuters
11 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
11 1 (2.56%) NetIQ
11 1 (2.56%) Altiris
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