The first table below looks at the demand for Plesk skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Plesk 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 of the Systems Management category.

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
Parallels Plesk Panel
Rank - 541 586
Contract jobs citing Plesk 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.095% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £358 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

Plesk
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Plesk within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Plesk within the UK 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
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Telford - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
England - - - - 2
East of England - - - -

Plesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Plesk also 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 that cited Plesk.

1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) WordPress
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Magento
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development

Plesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Plesk also 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 that cited Plesk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft