Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 587 550
Rank change year-on-year -12 -37 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 35 28 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.062% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.066% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 39
London median daily rate £300 £245 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -2.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £169 £160 £156
90th Percentile £368 £329 £340
England median daily rate £293 £240 £263
% change year-on-year +21.88% -8.57% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
London median hourly rate - £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.82% -1.45%
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% -20.51% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Support in London

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +10 8 £313 +15.21% 1
West London -2 6 £340 - 2
Server Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (54.29%) VMware
5 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (40.00%) Citrix
7 14 (40.00%) vSphere
8 12 (34.29%) Office 365
8 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco
9 10 (28.57%) DHCP
9 10 (28.57%) DNS
9 10 (28.57%) SCCM
10 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.00%) XenApp
12 7 (20.00%) SAN
13 6 (17.14%) IIS
13 6 (17.14%) Finance
13 6 (17.14%) Server Building
14 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
14 5 (14.29%) Banking
14 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
14 5 (14.29%) Linux
14 5 (14.29%) MCSE
14 5 (14.29%) LAN
14 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Server Support Skill Set
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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Office 365
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.71%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DHCP
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) Wireless
5 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) VSAN
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.71%) IPv6
6 2 (5.71%) PBX
6 2 (5.71%) Skype
6 2 (5.71%) SMTP
6 2 (5.71%) WLAN
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.86%) MPLS
7 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) International Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) Android
7 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Server Building
2 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
3 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (8.57%) Statistics
4 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.86%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) MCDST
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) vSphere
3 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) XenApp
4 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) Netcool
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) VMware
2 14 (40.00%) Citrix
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 5 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) NetApp
5 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.43%) Bloomberg
6 4 (11.43%) ThinPrint
7 3 (8.57%) Avaya
7 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) Reuters
8 2 (5.71%) Google
8 2 (5.71%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) SAP
8 2 (5.71%) Veeam
8 2 (5.71%) Zerto
9 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.86%) Remedy
9 1 (2.86%) Sophos