The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Server Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Specialist
Rank 258 265 247
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 15 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.020% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.021% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
Server Specialist
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 South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9184 9388 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.32% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5566 5157 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 483
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Server Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Server Specialist in the job title.

Server Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Server Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Server Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Server Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Server Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Server Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Server Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Server Specialist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Buckinghamshire - 8 £425 -
Hampshire +4 5 £375 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £225 -
Server Specialist
England

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Server Specialist 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 South East region featuring Server Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (36.84%) CommVault
7 7 (36.84%) NetApp
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) MCSE
8 6 (31.58%) XenApp
8 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 5 (26.32%) EMC
10 4 (21.05%) Project Management
10 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 4 (21.05%) vSphere
11 3 (15.79%) 3PAR

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
3 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Service Design
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
4 4 (21.05%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.26%) Docker
7 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) vMotion
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) CommVault
4 7 (36.84%) NetApp
5 5 (26.32%) EMC
6 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
6 3 (15.79%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) IBM
7 2 (10.53%) SAP
8 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (5.26%) Red Hat