The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £140 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 238 248
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 12 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 16
Median daily rate £140 £325 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.92% +17.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £500 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £291 £260
% change year-on-year -38.19% +12.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £19.66 £43.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.27% +72.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £19.82
% change year-on-year -41.07% +41.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7221 8475 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.54% 94.99% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4232 5056 5117
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 385 431
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in the South East

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in the South East

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Support in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Support in the South East

Server Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in the South East

Server Support
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Berkshire +19 5 £250 -16.66%
Oxfordshire -3 5 £140 -46.15% 1
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Kent -2 1 £145 -19.44%
Server Support
England

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region featuring Server Support in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) VMware
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
8 7 (31.82%) Sophos
9 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) LAN
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (18.18%) NHS
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) PBX
11 4 (18.18%) ADSL
11 4 (18.18%) WAN
11 4 (18.18%) HP
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
12 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
12 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (13.64%) Network Security
12 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
12 3 (13.64%) Windows 7

Server Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) ADSL
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) PBX
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) 2G
6 1 (4.55%) 3G
6 1 (4.55%) 4G
6 1 (4.55%) LTE
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) MS Access
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
2 3 (13.64%) CCTV
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) EPoS
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.09%) SUSE
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) CRM
1 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) High Availability
2 2 (9.09%) Information Management
2 2 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Release Management
2 2 (9.09%) Service Management
2 2 (9.09%) Task Automation
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) MCSA
4 2 (9.09%) MCTS
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Netcool
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Sophos
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Adobe
6 2 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Veeam
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) EMC
7 1 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.55%) Meridio
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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