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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 410 372 376
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 15 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 32
Median daily rate £279 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.88% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £140 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £291 £275 £208
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +32.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
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
20446 22122 22143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.57% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14774 15442 15353
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 379 407
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 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 2 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 +38 2 £293 +26.48% 2
Brentford - 1 £140 -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
6 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.00%) MS Office
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) DNS
9 7 (19.44%) Firewall
10 6 (16.67%) HP
10 6 (16.67%) Internet
10 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
11 5 (13.89%) Office 365
11 5 (13.89%) SAN
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco
11 5 (13.89%) ITIL
12 4 (11.11%) Retail
12 4 (11.11%) Finance
12 4 (11.11%) DHCP
12 4 (11.11%) Oracle
12 4 (11.11%) SCCM

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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.33%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) DNS
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Internet
3 5 (13.89%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.56%) Intranet
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) Extranet
7 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) International Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.78%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.33%) Linux
8 2 (5.56%) Android
8 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Solaris
9 1 (2.78%) Unix
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.33%) Migration
2 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.56%) Time Management
3 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.78%) Firmware
6 1 (2.78%) UAG
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) Opsview
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.78%) Simpana
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Adobe
8 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
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