Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Site Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Site Server over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft Site Server
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 854 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - -
Contract jobs citing Site Server 17 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.011% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.098% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
UK median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £288 -
% change year-on-year +30.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Site Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,284 16,643 19,927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.75% 16.76% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,245 10,856 13,055
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £251
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 411 521
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.89
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.26% +9.95%

Site Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Site Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Site Server in the UK

Site Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Site Server in the UK

Site Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Site Server over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Site Server in the UK

Site Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Site Server in the UK

Site Server
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Site Server within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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
England -18 16 £375 +15.38% 2
UK excluding London -10 13 £375 +30.43%
Midlands - 8 £300 -
East Midlands - 6 £300 -
London -4 3 - - 2
South West - 3 £525 -
North West -19 2 £375 +25.00%
North of England -26 2 £375 +25.00%
West Midlands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Site Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Site Server.

1 15 (88.24%) High Availability
2 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
3 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 10 (58.82%) LAN
4 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Aerospace
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 5 (29.41%) SCCM
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) XenApp
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (23.53%) AIX
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (23.53%) SAP
7 4 (23.53%) Unisys
7 4 (23.53%) zOS
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (11.76%) F5
9 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX

Site Server
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 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Aerospace
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
2 4 (23.53%) AIX
2 4 (23.53%) zOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) High Availability
2 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
4 4 (23.53%) Unisys
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec