Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Technician was £240 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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 Technician
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 878 890
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Server Technician 8 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
UK median daily rate £240 £394 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.05% +75.00% +4.65%
10th Percentile £150 £366 £213
90th Percentile £301 £427 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £394 £413
% change year-on-year -39.05% -4.55% +135.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
UK median hourly rate £99.25 £13.28 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +647.36% -13.51% -38.58%
10th Percentile £33.03 £13.18 £11.90
90th Percentile £168.48 £15.50 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £99.25 £13.28 £15.36
% change year-on-year +647.36% -13.51% -38.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Server Technician
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Technician in the UK

Server Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Technician in the UK

Server Technician
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Technician over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Technician in the UK

Server Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Technician in the UK

Server Technician
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Technician over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Server Technician in the UK

Server Technician
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Technician within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
UK excluding London +34 8 £240 -39.05% 3
England +41 7 £220 -44.13% 3
South East - 3 £160 -
East of England -18 2 £240 -41.82%
West Midlands +36 1 - -
Midlands +26 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £325 -

Server Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Server Technician 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 featuring Server Technician in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Server Patching

Server Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP