The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Support
UK / England
Rank 541 532 467
Rank change year-on-year -9 -65  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 33 81 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 53 61
Median daily rate £200 £250 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -13.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £395 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £240 £244
% change year-on-year -6.25% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £43.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.81% +138.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £17.70 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £45.20 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £34.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -44.92% +91.66%  

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 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -2 10 £200 - 9
London +20 9 £175 -41.66% 6
South West +1 4 £180 -28.00% 2
Yorkshire +16 3 £350 +93.90%
East Midlands +1 2 - - 1
East of England -4 2 £293 +21.87%
North West +25 1 - - 1
West Midlands +10 1 £200 -13.79%
North East -12 1 £275 +9.78%
Server Support
UK

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 60 (81.08%) Windows
2 51 (68.92%) Windows Server
3 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
4 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.43%) VMware
7 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
8 19 (25.68%) DNS
8 19 (25.68%) MS Office
9 18 (24.32%) DHCP
10 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (17.57%) ITIL
12 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.86%) Citrix
14 10 (13.51%) SQL
14 10 (13.51%) Office 365
15 9 (12.16%) SLA
16 8 (10.81%) Linux
16 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (10.81%) Migration
16 8 (10.81%) XenApp
17 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
17 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
17 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
17 7 (9.46%) SCCM
17 7 (9.46%) vSphere
17 7 (9.46%) Server Building

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 22 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.11%) IIS
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.41%) Apache
5 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (25.68%) MS Office
2 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Office 365
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) DNS
2 18 (24.32%) DHCP
3 6 (8.11%) VoIP
4 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) Firewall
6 3 (4.05%) VPN
7 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.70%) LAN
7 2 (2.70%) Network Security
7 2 (2.70%) SAN
7 2 (2.70%) Skype
7 2 (2.70%) SMTP
8 1 (1.35%) 3G
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.35%) SMS
8 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) MS Access
General
1 5 (6.76%) Retail
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) WAP
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.05%) Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.70%) CCTV
3 2 (2.70%) EPoS
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) CESG
4 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) iPad
4 1 (1.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (81.08%) Windows
2 51 (68.92%) Windows Server
3 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.81%) Linux
7 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.41%) Android
9 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.70%) CentOS
10 2 (2.70%) SUSE
10 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.35%) Unix
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) Server Building
4 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.41%) Time Management
6 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) CRM
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.70%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) Service Management
7 2 (2.70%) Statistics
8 1 (1.35%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.35%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.35%) High Availability
8 1 (1.35%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.05%) VBScript
4 2 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) MCTS
5 2 (2.70%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.81%) XenApp
3 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.46%) vSphere
4 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.35%) Firmware
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.70%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.35%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) Netcool
4 1 (1.35%) SafeCom
4 1 (1.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.43%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) Citrix
4 6 (8.11%) HP
4 6 (8.11%) ThinPrint
5 5 (6.76%) Apple
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Veeam
7 3 (4.05%) Dell
7 3 (4.05%) Sophos
8 2 (2.70%) Adobe
8 2 (2.70%) EMC
8 2 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (1.35%) DoubleClick
9 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.35%) Google
9 1 (1.35%) Meridio
9 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.35%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
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