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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Specialist
Rank 233 255 252
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Median daily rate £350 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £374 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
7236 8968 9299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.51% 94.78% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 5185 5090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 513 513
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 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
Hampshire +12 3 £400 +3.89%
Berkshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 £300 -
Server Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (31.25%) AIX
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) DB2
5 4 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) HTML

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 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
4 3 (18.75%) Commerce Server
4 3 (18.75%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (12.50%) Apache TomEE
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.25%) IIS
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Fredhopper
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Ajax
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) JSON
1 3 (18.75%) Worklight
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP
3 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile First
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Business Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V2
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vCloud
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) ZABBIX
3 2 (12.50%) Ambari
4 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) AppDynamics
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) QNAP
6 1 (6.25%) SAP