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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 414 399 395
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 13 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 29
Median daily rate £204 £250 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.50% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £171 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £283 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 8 December 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 -6 1 £250 -13.04%
Croydon -17 1 £155 -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) DNS
6 8 (33.33%) Office 365
6 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (29.17%) DHCP
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco
9 5 (20.83%) Citrix
10 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 4 (16.67%) SLA
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.67%) Firewall
11 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
11 3 (12.50%) Time Management
11 3 (12.50%) Android
11 3 (12.50%) Statistics
11 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) VoIP
11 3 (12.50%) MS Office
11 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
11 3 (12.50%) HP

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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) 802.11
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.17%) Extranet
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Derivative
2 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Android
8 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.17%) CentOS
9 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) BCP
3 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (4.17%) High Availability
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.17%) UAG
4 1 (4.17%) vCloud
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) DoubleClick
6 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Retalix
6 1 (4.17%) Retek
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Veeam