Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Server Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Server Management over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 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 Management
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 495 376 436
Rank change year-on-year -119 +60 +113
Contract jobs citing Server Management 76 22 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 43
10th Percentile £256 £267 £385
25th Percentile £351 £386 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £419 £550
Median % change year-on-year +7.46% -23.86% +29.41%
75th Percentile £563 £486 £588
90th Percentile £611 £499 £738
England median daily rate £375 £413 £420
% change year-on-year -9.09% -1.79% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £26.25 - -
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £25.00
75th Percentile £28.75 - £29.25
90th Percentile - - £31.79
England median hourly rate £23.14 - £25.00
% change year-on-year - - +61.29%

Server Management 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 34,134 15,373 26,576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.30% 89.09% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,882 11,095 19,363
10th Percentile £381 £323 £318
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.44% +0.99%
75th Percentile £675 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 142 320
10th Percentile £16.29 £17.01 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.48 £23.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate £37.80 £32.25 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.21% +40.22% +5.70%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.22 £45.38
90th Percentile £65.00 £64.90 £53.03
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.79 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% +27.57% -3.49%

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Server Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in London

Server Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Server Management in London.

Daily rate trend for Server Management in London

Server Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Server Management in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Server Management in London

Server Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Server Management in London.

Hourly rate trend for Server Management in London

Server Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Management within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. 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
Central London -47 12 £360 -28.00% 9
East London -8 1 £500 +21.21% 3
Server Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Server Management 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 London region with a requirement for Server Management.

1 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Linux
3 33 (43.42%) Active Directory
4 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
5 26 (34.21%) Firewall
6 23 (30.26%) VMware
7 21 (27.63%) Finance
8 19 (25.00%) SQL
9 18 (23.68%) ITIL
9 18 (23.68%) Azure
10 15 (19.74%) ServiceNow
10 15 (19.74%) Cisco
11 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
12 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Management
12 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
12 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
12 13 (17.11%) Social Skills
13 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
13 12 (15.79%) DNS
13 12 (15.79%) Banking
13 12 (15.79%) SCCM
14 11 (14.47%) Microsoft 365
15 10 (13.16%) DHCP
15 10 (13.16%) Citrix
16 9 (11.84%) Migration
16 9 (11.84%) Replication
16 9 (11.84%) Change Management
16 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery

Server Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.68%) Azure
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (7.89%) AWS
4 5 (6.58%) Firebase
4 5 (6.58%) Mimecast
5 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 4 (5.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 3 (3.95%) Serverless
7 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.63%) IaaS
7 2 (2.63%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.63%) PaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Akamai
8 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.32%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (34.21%) Firewall
2 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 10 (13.16%) DHCP
4 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.58%) SAN
5 5 (6.58%) SSL
5 5 (6.58%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.26%) LAN
6 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.26%) VLAN
7 3 (3.95%) Wireless
8 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.63%) NAS
8 2 (2.63%) Network Security
8 2 (2.63%) VoIP
8 2 (2.63%) WAN
9 1 (1.32%) BGP
9 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.21%) MySQL
4 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.95%) Big Data
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.63%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.32%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.32%) Power BI
7 1 (1.32%) Redis
7 1 (1.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Social Skills
3 12 (15.79%) Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.63%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.32%) Automotive
7 1 (1.32%) Local Government
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (11.84%) Developer
2 7 (9.21%) Administrator
3 6 (7.89%) DBA
3 6 (7.89%) IT Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (6.58%) Backend Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Consultant
4 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) IT Support
6 3 (3.95%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Sybase DBA
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) LDAP
2 6 (7.89%) REST
2 6 (7.89%) Web Services
3 5 (6.58%) CSS
3 5 (6.58%) Express
3 5 (6.58%) JSON
4 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.26%) MEAN Stack
4 4 (5.26%) React
4 4 (5.26%) SOAP
4 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (5.26%) Vue.js
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.63%) ARM Templates
6 2 (2.63%) SAML
7 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.32%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Replication
3 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.89%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.26%) Clustering
4 4 (5.26%) PKI
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.95%) User Experience
6 2 (2.63%) CMDB
6 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Life Science
6 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.32%) CESG
7 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Linux
3 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
4 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (3.95%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.95%) Unix
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (2.63%) Android
9 2 (2.63%) SUSE
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.32%) CentOS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (11.84%) Change Management
3 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (11.84%) Migration
3 9 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (10.53%) DevOps
4 8 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 7 (9.21%) ITSM
5 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.89%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.89%) Front End Development
6 6 (7.89%) High Availability
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.89%) Storage Management
7 5 (6.58%) Analytics
7 5 (6.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.58%) C
6 4 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (3.95%) Korn
7 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) Bash
9 1 (1.32%) C#
9 1 (1.32%) Go
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (3.95%) OCP
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) NCSC
2 1 (1.32%) NIST
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (43.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) vSphere
4 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.26%) Firmware
7 3 (3.95%) NFS
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.63%) Docker
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.32%) XenApp
9 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) SCCM
2 9 (11.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (7.89%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
6 4 (5.26%) Terraform
7 3 (3.95%) Data Guard
7 3 (3.95%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (3.95%) SCOM
8 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.63%) PaperCut
8 2 (2.63%) Puppet
8 2 (2.63%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.32%) Consul
9 1 (1.32%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (1.32%) Packer
9 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.32%) RSA Archer
9 1 (1.32%) VxRail
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) VMware
2 15 (19.74%) Cisco
2 15 (19.74%) ServiceNow
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.11%) Red Hat
5 10 (13.16%) Citrix
6 6 (7.89%) Google
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle
6 6 (7.89%) Zerto
7 4 (5.26%) EMC
7 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.95%) Apple
8 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 3 (3.95%) NetApp
8 3 (3.95%) Sybase
9 2 (2.63%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.63%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.63%) Polycom
9 2 (2.63%) SonicWALL