The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 123 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.079% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.086% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £230 £225
% change year-on-year
+26.08% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -33.33%
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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
2631 2327 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.07% 92.49% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1159 1096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 97
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
7 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) Data Management

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
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 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet