Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 90 86
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £160 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -1.54% -31.58%
10th Percentile £238 £145 £156
90th Percentile £379 £175 £169
East of England median daily rate £295 £425 £190
% change year-on-year -30.59% +123.68% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.67% - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +200.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,479 1,183 1,335
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 93.89% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 618 692
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +5.12%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £220
90th Percentile £550 £579 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 115 75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.43 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.18 £49.36 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.16
% change year-on-year -5.71% -13.19% +0.80%

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Server Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in Hertfordshire

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in Hertfordshire

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Support in Hertfordshire

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in Hertfordshire

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Server Support in Hertfordshire

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
Hatfield - 2 £355 -
Stevenage -16 1 £350 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Server Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Server Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (33.33%) ADSI

Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ADSI
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) SAP