Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £305 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Server Support
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 184 188
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 19 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.022% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.023% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
East of England median daily rate £305 £165 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.85% -34.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £191 £158 £219
90th Percentile £350 £173 £275
England median daily rate £313 £240 £263
% change year-on-year +30.21% -8.57% -9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £155.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £147.50 - £16.45
90th Percentile £162.50 - £18.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -16.22% -7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,527 4,332 4,919
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 95.73% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,621 2,474 2,818
East of England median daily rate £413 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £207
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 352 506
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.86% +10.94%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Server Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in the East of England

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Server Support in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in the East of England

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Support in the East of England

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in the East of England

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 8 £240 +45.45% 4
Cambridgeshire - 8 £325 -
Essex - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £160 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £250 -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Server Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (47.37%) SAN
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
7 4 (21.05%) Hardware Maintenance
7 4 (21.05%) Skype
7 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
7 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
7 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) SCCM

Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) Skype
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (21.05%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Lotus
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos