The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Technician role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Technician
Rank - 624 611
Contract jobs requiring a Server Technician 0 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.013% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate - £225 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £225 £284
% change year-on-year
- -20.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.21%

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Server Technician
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Technician in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Technician Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Server Technician
Daily Rate Trend

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

Server Technician Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Server Technician
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Server Technician Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Server Technician
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Server Technician 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 Technician in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Server Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Server Technician 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 Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory