The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 113 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £233 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £261 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
Server Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1876 2698 2725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.94% 93.58% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1388 1466
Median daily rate £363 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 53
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £16.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +24.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Server Support in the job title.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 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
Glasgow +13 2 £300 +31.86%
Edinburgh +14 1 - -
Fife - 1 £263 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £310 -
Server Support
UK

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 Scotland region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Intranet
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) WSUS
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec