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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Technician
Rank 618 588 561
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Server Technician 5 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.010% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £188 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £203 £400
% change year-on-year
-27.16% -49.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Server Technician Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Technician within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 5 £188 -31.81% 1
London -2 2 £225 -43.75%
South East - 2 £175 - 1
Durham - 1 £120 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £175 -
North East - 1 £120 -

Server Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) FTP
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Apache
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) SQL

Server Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) High Availability
1 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam