The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 59 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £240 £225
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 343 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 90.84% 90.03% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 167 118
Average daily rate £350 £312 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 61
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £31.68 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Support across the North East region.

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Support across the North East region.

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) CA