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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 411 383 376
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 17 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 34
Median daily rate £270 £225 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £140 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £275 £215
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +27.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +6.66%
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
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
City of London +41 2 £293 +30.00% 2
Brentford - 1 £140 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £275 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server
3 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
4 16 (45.71%) VMware
4 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
6 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 9 (25.71%) MS Office
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco
9 8 (22.86%) Firewall
10 7 (20.00%) SAN
10 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.00%) Office 365
11 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
11 6 (17.14%) Citrix
11 6 (17.14%) HP
11 6 (17.14%) DNS
11 6 (17.14%) SQL
11 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
12 5 (14.29%) ITIL
12 5 (14.29%) Internet
12 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
13 4 (11.43%) NetApp
13 4 (11.43%) WAN
13 4 (11.43%) DHCP

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 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) SAN
3 6 (17.14%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) Internet
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) WAN
6 3 (8.57%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) VLAN
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.86%) Extranet
8 1 (2.86%) Intranet
8 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.86%) MPLS
8 1 (2.86%) NAS
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) International Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.57%) Migration
2 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.86%) BCP
4 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) Information Security
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) CCNA
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.86%) Firmware
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) UAG
6 1 (2.86%) vCloud
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Opsview
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Simpana
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Cisco
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Adobe
8 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) CommVault