Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Server Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Server Management over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Server Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 183 184
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 -22
Contract jobs citing Server Management 7 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 17
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -6.63% +61.95%
10th Percentile £313 £200 £250
90th Percentile £494 £423 £575
England median daily rate £376 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -11.47% +17.24% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £19.21 £16.15
% change year-on-year -19.29% +18.92% -32.00%

Server Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,471 4,071 4,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.76% 83.90% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,764 2,624 2,969
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 148
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.90% +47.25% -14.70%
10th Percentile £10.98 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £40.09
England median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.22% +8.25% +4.98%

Server Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Server Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Server Management in the West Midlands

Server Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Management in the West Midlands

Server Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Server Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Server Management in the West Midlands

Server Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Management in the West Midlands

Server Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 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
Warwickshire - 3 £325 -
Birmingham +6 2 £475 +65.22% 2
Coventry - 2 £488 - 1
Server Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Server Management 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Server Management.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (28.57%) XenMobile
3 2 (28.57%) AirWatch
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering

Server Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Facilities Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) AirWatch
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) XenMobile
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware