The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support
Rank 54 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.37% - 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £23.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £28.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-29.20% +48.68%
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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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
505 348 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.83% 95.08% 97.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 217 243
Average daily rate £375 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £128 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £26.98 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Server Support
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Online Betting
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Online Betting
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow