The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 118 125
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.095% 0.16% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £438 £201 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.39% -30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £170 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £232 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £275 £223
% change year-on-year -9.09% +23.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +58.33%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1989 2488 2639
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 94.27% 96.70% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1449 1465
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 156 247
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Server Support in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -7 2 £438 - 1
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP

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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat