The table below looks at the statistics for Plesk skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Plesk over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Parallels Plesk Panel
Rank 639 625 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Plesk 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.013% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.036% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £500 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £238 -
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5604 4564 4333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.08% 8.16% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3551 2782 2501
Median daily rate £450 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 198 160
Median hourly rate £22.38 £20.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% -19.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

Plesk
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Plesk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Plesk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Plesk
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Plesk within the UK.

Plesk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Plesk
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Plesk within the UK.

Plesk Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Plesk
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Plesk within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
England -29 2 £500 +110.52% 2
Berkshire 0 1 £500 +42.85%
South East -13 1 £500 +42.85%
South West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Gloucester - 1 - -

Plesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Plesk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Plesk.

1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) qmail
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Varnish
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins

Plesk
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) qmail
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Bacula
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) cPanel
1 1 (50.00%) Grafana
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware