The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 107 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £260 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £261 £250
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -31.25%
Server Support
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2345 2000 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.60% 91.28% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1033 811
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 128 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.05 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Support in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Support across the West Midlands region.

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Server Support across the West Midlands region.

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Warwickshire - 5 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Server Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 11 (42.31%) DHCP
4 11 (42.31%) DNS
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (34.62%) WAN
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (30.77%) SCCM
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
6 8 (30.77%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) VMware
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) SCOM
8 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) PKI
9 3 (11.54%) PDA
9 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
10 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (7.69%) UNIX
10 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (7.69%) Citrix

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Server Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DHCP
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) PKI
1 3 (11.54%) PDA
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenServer
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
2 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
3 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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