The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Support
England / London
Rank 397 421 375
Rank change year-on-year +24 -46  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 9 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.086% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.090% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 30
Median daily rate £175 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £375 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £240 £250
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in London

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in London

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in London

Server Support
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 Support within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 18 (78.26%) Windows
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) DNS
4 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
5 7 (30.43%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Office 365
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) SLA
7 5 (21.74%) Time Management
8 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (17.39%) VoIP
8 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) Migration
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) IIS
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (13.04%) Android
9 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.04%) Statistics

Server Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Android
6 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) Time Management
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Ad Operations
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) DoubleClick
4 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.35%) Retalix
4 1 (4.35%) Retek
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam