Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Server Building skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Server Building over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the 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 Building
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 446 678 762
Rank change year-on-year +232 +84 -78
Contract jobs citing Server Building 26 133 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 93 71
Median daily rate £339 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.29% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £298 £280
90th Percentile £403 £538 £508
UK median daily rate £340 £425 £383
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.98% +220.00% -28.95%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £43.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year -18.98% +220.00% -28.95%

Server Building is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22,694 71,139 81,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.78% 87.09% 87.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,507 47,229 54,606
Median daily rate £475 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 2,016 2,238
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +20.66% -11.32%
10th Percentile £12.64 £11.91 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +19.51% -14.58%

Server Building
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Server Building as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Server Building in England

Server Building
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Server Building in England.

Daily rate trend for Server Building in England

Server Building
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Server Building in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Server Building in England

Server Building
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Server Building in England.

Hourly rate trend for Server Building in England

Server Building
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Building within the England region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
North of England +146 12 £334 -15.51%
Yorkshire +89 9 £330 -25.34%
London +181 6 £350 -26.32% 1
South East +164 5 £164 -61.53% 2
North West +87 3 £340 +7.94%
South West +98 2 £375 +3.45%
Midlands +101 1 £250 -50.00%
East Midlands +59 1 £250 -53.05%
Server Building
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Server Building also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Server Building.

1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) Solaris
5 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix
6 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (23.08%) Dell
7 6 (23.08%) Data Guard
7 6 (23.08%) Puppet
7 6 (23.08%) Office 365
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
7 6 (23.08%) Ansible
7 6 (23.08%) Storage Management
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Satellite
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) XenApp
8 5 (19.23%) Cisco

Server Building
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Azure
3 1 (3.85%) AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet
5 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) IT Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Field Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Exchange Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technology Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) AIX
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 9 (34.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Storage Management
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Information Management
5 2 (7.69%) Kanban
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMO
2 2 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
4 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
1 6 (23.08%) Data Guard
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 6 (23.08%) Dell
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) HP
9 2 (7.69%) EMC
9 2 (7.69%) IBM
10 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
10 1 (3.85%) IronPort
10 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
10 1 (3.85%) McAfee
10 1 (3.85%) NetApp
10 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.85%) Reuters
10 1 (3.85%) Symantec