The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 103 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £455 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £280 £265
% change year-on-year
- +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+126.31% -
Server Support
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1915 1634 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 94.99% 94.56% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 889
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Server Support
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Server Support Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Leeds - 6 £480 -
Halifax - 1 £340 - 1
Server Support
Yorkshire

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Replication
6 3 (27.27%) Release Management
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (18.18%) Database Optimisation
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (27.27%) Release Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) SAP