The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 234 221 237
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 26 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 9
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£301 £260 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £308 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+124.24% -
Server Support
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
8905 7847 8652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.92% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5015 4199 4068
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 488 616
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Server Support
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 Support across the South East region.

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Server Support
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Server Support Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Server Support
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 Support across the South East region.

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Server Support
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Server Support Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +3 9 £260 - 1
Berkshire +9 8 £358 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £200 -
West Sussex +3 1 £375 +17.18%
Oxfordshire -12 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
3 19 (51.35%) VMware
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
7 12 (32.43%) Citrix
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (24.32%) MCSE
9 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (18.92%) ITIL
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco
11 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (16.22%) Finance
12 6 (16.22%) Clustering
12 6 (16.22%) HP
12 6 (16.22%) MS Office
13 5 (13.51%) SLA
13 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
13 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
13 5 (13.51%) Migration
13 5 (13.51%) Firewall
13 5 (13.51%) SCOM
14 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
14 4 (10.81%) MCP

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Moodle
6 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) Broadband
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Scrum
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) CMMI
4 2 (5.41%) Kanban
4 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.70%) Change Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VB
2 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.41%) Korn
2 2 (5.41%) Bourne shell
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCP
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 1 (2.70%) CNA
6 1 (2.70%) CNE
6 1 (2.70%) Novell Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.41%) NFS
4 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
1 5 (13.51%) SCOM
2 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) VMware
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco
5 6 (16.22%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 2 (5.41%) Altiris
7 2 (5.41%) Veeam
7 2 (5.41%) Isilon
7 2 (5.41%) EMC
7 2 (5.41%) Veritas
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
8 1 (2.70%) Remedy
8 1 (2.70%) Intel
8 1 (2.70%) Infor
8 1 (2.70%) Sophos
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