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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Specialist
England / South East
Rank 231 255 249
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 9 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.061% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £430 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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
7212 8261 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.74% 94.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4213 5055 4897
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 378 431
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +15 8 £430 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Server Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (27.78%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
6 5 (27.78%) JBoss
6 5 (27.78%) Apache Geronimo
6 5 (27.78%) Apache TomEE
6 5 (27.78%) Open Source
6 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) NetApp
8 3 (16.67%) Citrix
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Geronimo
2 5 (27.78%) Apache TomEE
2 5 (27.78%) JBoss
2 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) Commerce Server
4 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Fredhopper
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) Worklight
4 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile First
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Server Building
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) vCloud
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ambari
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
2 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Nimsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Splunk
6 2 (11.11%) Veritas
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle