The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £198 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 530 499
Rank change year-on-year -13 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 46 93 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 64 77
Median daily rate £198 £291 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.18% +16.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £291 £275
% change year-on-year -38.19% +5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 24
Median hourly rate £16.75 £28.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.70% +39.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.85 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.24 £43.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.07% +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 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in England

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in England

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Support in England

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in England

Server Support
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 Support within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South East +12 13 £143 -56.15% 3
London -9 12 £225 -23.72% 4
South West +6 8 £238 -5.00% 7
North West +24 5 - - 3
East of England -8 3 £450 +136.84% 3
West Midlands +20 2 - - 1
East Midlands -7 2 £125 -61.53% 1
Yorkshire +26 1 £350 -26.31% 1
Server Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 70 (88.61%) Windows
2 55 (69.62%) Windows Server
3 42 (53.16%) Active Directory
4 33 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
5 28 (35.44%) VMware
6 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
8 18 (22.78%) DNS
9 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (20.25%) SQL
11 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.99%) LAN
12 14 (17.72%) DHCP
13 13 (16.46%) Migration
13 13 (16.46%) Linux
14 12 (15.19%) ITIL
14 12 (15.19%) Finance
15 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
15 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
15 11 (13.92%) Office 365
16 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (12.66%) SCCM
16 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
16 10 (12.66%) Citrix
16 10 (12.66%) Sophos
16 10 (12.66%) Firewall

Server Support Skill Set
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 24 (30.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.86%) IIS
4 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Office 365
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) DNS
2 15 (18.99%) LAN
3 14 (17.72%) DHCP
4 10 (12.66%) Firewall
5 8 (10.13%) WAN
6 7 (8.86%) SAN
7 6 (7.59%) Network Security
7 6 (7.59%) VoIP
8 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.33%) VPN
9 4 (5.06%) ADSL
9 4 (5.06%) PBX
9 4 (5.06%) SMTP
9 4 (5.06%) Wireless
9 4 (5.06%) WLAN
10 3 (3.80%) Internet
11 2 (2.53%) 3G
11 2 (2.53%) IPv6
11 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) MS Access
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) .NET
1 2 (2.53%) WAP
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.06%) Driving Licence
1 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.06%) NHS
2 3 (3.80%) CCTV
3 2 (2.53%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.53%) EPoS
3 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) CESG
4 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 70 (88.61%) Windows
2 55 (69.62%) Windows Server
3 33 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (34.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (16.46%) Linux
7 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
8 9 (11.39%) Windows 8
8 9 (11.39%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.33%) Android
9 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.53%) SUSE
11 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.27%) Unix
12 1 (1.27%) VMS
12 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Migration
2 12 (15.19%) ITIL
3 6 (7.59%) Service Management
4 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.80%) CRM
6 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.80%) High Availability
6 3 (3.80%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.80%) Release Management
6 3 (3.80%) Time Management
7 2 (2.53%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (2.53%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.53%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.53%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) SQL
2 11 (13.92%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.06%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) Java
4 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) MCSE
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) MCSA
5 3 (3.80%) MCTS
6 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.53%) CCNA
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.27%) MCDST
7 1 (1.27%) MCITP
7 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (53.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) VMware Server
3 4 (5.06%) vSphere
4 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.53%) XenApp
6 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.27%) vCloud
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
2 7 (8.86%) WSUS
3 3 (3.80%) SCOM
3 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.53%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Netcool
5 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.44%) VMware
3 10 (12.66%) Citrix
3 10 (12.66%) Sophos
4 9 (11.39%) HP
5 7 (8.86%) Cisco
6 6 (7.59%) Veeam
7 5 (6.33%) Apple
8 3 (3.80%) Adobe
8 3 (3.80%) Dell
8 3 (3.80%) EMC
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle
8 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.53%) Google
9 2 (2.53%) SAP
10 1 (1.27%) IBM
10 1 (1.27%) Meridio
10 1 (1.27%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.27%) Veritas
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Shropshire Council
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