The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
Server Technician
Rank 580 540 580
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Server Technician 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.009% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate £284 £232 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -27.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £206 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £232 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £232 £319
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -27.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.25 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.66% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 20 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 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
England -85 6 £284 +22.30%
North West -15 2 £284 -
South East - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £205 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £205 -
Yorkshire - 1 £205 -
Nairn - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Moray - 1 - -
Farnborough - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Knaresborough - - - -
Manchester - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Server Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
5 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (42.11%) Novell eDirectory
6 8 (42.11%) Novell
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (42.11%) NetWare
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) SLA
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) CCNA
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (10.53%) SAN
11 1 (5.26%) CommVault
11 1 (5.26%) NetApp

Server Technician
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) FirePass
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) NetWare
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
1 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (5.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Novell
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Altiris
6 1 (5.26%) F5