The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support
Rank 143 117 145
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.26% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.27% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £200 £232
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +38.88%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Server Support
England

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL