The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Support
England / South East
Rank 228 234 218
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 9 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 25
Median daily rate £250 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £193 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-23.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £44.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.40% +158.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £43.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
-64.53% +118.38%

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
6785 7731 8654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.15% 94.23% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4531 4709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 16 January 2017.

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
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 Support within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Berkshire +2 5 £268 +67.18% 1
Hampshire +16 2 - -
Surrey +11 1 £135 -58.46%
West Sussex - 1 £240 - 1
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Server Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (13.33%) Puppet
6 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

Server Support 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) SUSE
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) DevOps
1 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Escalation Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ambari
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
2 1 (6.67%) SafeCom
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) IronPort
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas