Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Specialist was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 13 December 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 Specialist
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 179 181
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Server Specialist 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.019% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.17% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Scotland median daily rate £425 £417 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -0.70% +29.73%
10th Percentile £413 £338 £410
90th Percentile £438 £438 £430
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.63 £180.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -84.65% +350.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,973 4,767 3,947
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.61% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,723 2,743 2,302
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £223
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 136 116
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -20.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.20 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.50 £44.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

Server Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Specialist in Scotland

Server Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Specialist in Scotland

Server Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Specialist in Scotland

Server Specialist
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Specialist within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Glasgow -23 1 £425 -
Server Specialist
UK

Server Specialist Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Server Specialist 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 Scotland region featuring Server Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

Server Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM