The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 97 85
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.074% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.077% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £295 £275
% change year-on-year -38.98% +7.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -42.85% +40.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1174 1292 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.07% 95.70% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 706 701
Median daily rate £375 £395 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in Edinburgh

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in Edinburgh

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in Edinburgh

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control

Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Campaign
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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