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Web Hosting Providers Market Report

Get all the information about web hosting providers in an extensive report.

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How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.

Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of web hosting providers on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 9350 pages with hierarchical bookmarks that make it easy to navigate. It covers this information:

  • List of all web hosting providers
    Which web hosting providers are covered? Shows a list of all 567 web hosting providers monitored for our surveys, together with a short description and a link to the website.
  • Usage Report
    How popular is each of the web hosting providers? Shows percentages of usage for all web hosting providers that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
  • Historical Trend Report
    How did the popularity of the web hosting providers change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage for all web hosting providers since January 2016.
  • Growth Rate Report
    Which are the fastest growing web hosting providers? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all web hosting providers both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
  • New Site Usage Report
    How popular is each of the web hosting providers among new sites? Shows percentages of usage for all web hosting providers among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
  • Top Site Usage Report
    Which web hosting providers are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each web hosting provider the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific web hosting provider.
  • Change Report
    Which percentage of sites switched between web hosting provider? Shows for each web hosting provider the percentages of websites that recently switched to or from another web hosting provider as well as the top three web hosting providers that were involved in such changes.
  • List of up to 300 sites that switched between web hosting providers
    Which popular sites changed their web hosting provider? Shows the 300 most popular sites that switched from one web hosting provider to another in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month). Also shows the involved web hosting providers.
  • List of sites that use specific web hosting providers
    For each of the 567 web hosting providers: which popular sites use it, which sites started or stopped using it recently? Shows up to 50 popular sites that use a specific web hosting provider, and up to 50 sites that started using it in the last month, and up to 50 sites that stopped using it in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month).
  • Market Position Report
    Where in the market diagram are the web hosting providers? Shows the market position of the 30 most popular web hosting providers in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites.
  • Ranking Breakdown Report
    Which web hosting providers are popular among high traffic sites? Shows usage and ranks of all web hosting providers among websites within popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites.
  • Multiple Web Hosting Providers Usage Report
    How frequently are more than one web hosting provider used on one site, and which ones? Shows for each web hosting provider statistics on the usage together with other web hosting providers. We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
  • Cross-Technologies Market Segmentation Reports
    Which web hosting providers are particularly strong in which markets? A large set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and ranks of all web hosting providers on any top level domain compared to the usage on all websites.

    These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of web hosting providers broken down by

    • Content Management Systems
    • Server-side Programming Languages
    • Client-side Programming Languages
    • JavaScript Libraries
    • Markup Languages
    • Character Encodings
    • Image File Formats
    • Site Elements
    • Structured Data Formats
    • SSL Certificate Authorities
    • Social Widgets
    • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
    • Traffic Analysis Tools
    • Advertising Networks
    • Tag Managers
    • Web Servers
    • Operating Systems
    • Reverse Proxy Services
    • Top Level Domains
    • Server Locations
    • Content Languages
  • Geographical Distribution Report
    Which web hosting provider is the most popular one in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the most popular web hosting provider by country.

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. Web Hosting Providers 5
3. Usage Overview 31
3.1. Subcategories 40
4. Historical Trends 89
4.1. Monthly Usage 89
4.2. Yearly Usage 96
4.3. Subcategories 104
5. Growth Rates 356
6. New Site Usage 371
7. Top Site Usage 385
8. Changes 399
9. Sites with recent Technology Changes 463
10. Sites using specific Web Hosting Providers 469
11. Market Position 1844
12. Ranking Breakdown 1847
13. Multiple Web Hosting Provider Usage 1887
14. Segmentation Reports 2695
14.1. Content Management Systems 2695
14.2. Server-side Programming Languages 3968
14.3. Client-side Programming Languages 4092
14.4. JavaScript Libraries 4137
14.5. Markup Languages 4449
14.6. Character Encodings 4573
14.7. Image File Formats 4703
14.8. Site Elements 4795
14.9. Structured Data Formats 5206
14.10. SSL Certificate Authorities 5326
14.11. Social Widgets 5510
14.12. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 5777
14.13. Traffic Analysis Tools 5885
14.14. Advertising Networks 6376
14.15. Tag Managers 6674
14.16. Web Servers 6719
14.17. Operating Systems 6906
14.18. Reverse Proxy Services 7032
14.19. Top Level Domains 7089
14.20. Server Locations 8641
14.21. Content Languages 9026
15. Geographical Distribution 9381


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