The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Server Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Specialist
Rank 594 622 621
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 20 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.049% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.052% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 17
Median daily rate £350 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £322 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £491 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Server Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Server Specialist in the job title.

Server Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Server Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Server Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Server Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Server Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Server Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Server Specialist
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +13 20 £350 -13.58% 2
South East +10 9 £350 -12.50%
London +7 4 £430 -1.71%
Hampshire +10 3 £400 +3.89%
Berkshire +8 2 - -
Winchester +3 2 £400 +6.66%
North West -2 2 - -
South West - 2 £185 - 1
Devon - 2 £185 -
Surrey - 2 £350 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Cobham - 2 £350 -
Exeter - 2 £185 -
Horsham - 1 £300 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Server Specialist 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 featuring Server Specialist in the job title.

1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.73%) Linux
4 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
5 15 (30.61%) VMware
5 15 (30.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 12 (24.49%) IBM
7 12 (24.49%) Oracle
8 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Unix
9 10 (20.41%) DNS
9 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.37%) ITIL
10 9 (18.37%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
11 8 (16.33%) AIX
11 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.29%) SCOM
12 7 (14.29%) Apache
12 7 (14.29%) IIS
12 7 (14.29%) Migration
13 6 (12.24%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
13 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
13 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP

Server Specialist Skill Set
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 16 (32.65%) WebSphere
2 15 (30.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 7 (14.29%) IIS
4 6 (12.24%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (6.12%) Commerce Server
6 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
6 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
7 2 (4.08%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (4.08%) FileNet
7 2 (4.08%) JBoss
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (6.12%) Fredhopper
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.20%) DHCP
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 4 (8.16%) SAN
4 4 (8.16%) Skype
5 3 (6.12%) FTP
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) LAN
5 3 (6.12%) NAS
5 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.12%) VoIP
5 3 (6.12%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.08%) HTTP
6 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.08%) ISDN
6 2 (4.08%) LDAP
6 2 (4.08%) MPLS
6 2 (4.08%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) DB2
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) J2EE
2 3 (6.12%) Ajax
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (6.12%) JSON
2 3 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (6.12%) Worklight
2 3 (6.12%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) ISAPI
4 1 (2.04%) JDBC
4 1 (2.04%) JMS
4 1 (2.04%) LAMP
4 1 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.04%) SAML
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) DataPower
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (36.73%) Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Unix
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.33%) AIX
7 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.08%) CentOS
9 2 (4.08%) SUSE
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) DevOps
3 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.16%) Information Security
4 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) Analytics
5 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile First
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Open Source
6 2 (4.08%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (4.08%) Server Building
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.20%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.16%) Perl
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Jython
6 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) CCDA
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CNA
2 2 (4.08%) CNE
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) MCSA
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) Novell Certification
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
4 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.04%) vCloud
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCOM
2 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.08%) Ambari
3 2 (4.08%) MOM
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) VMware
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) IBM
3 12 (24.49%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 4 (8.16%) HP
6 3 (6.12%) AppDynamics
6 3 (6.12%) NetApp
6 3 (6.12%) Splunk
7 2 (4.08%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) Novell
7 2 (4.08%) Veeam
8 1 (2.04%) BMC
8 1 (2.04%) CA
8 1 (2.04%) Dell
8 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Veritas
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