The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 113 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 8 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.51% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 5
Median daily rate - £300 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £253
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £23.88
% change year-on-year
-8.01% -4.37%
Server Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2186 2376 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.93% 92.13% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1153 1265 1087
Median daily rate £403 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 109 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +26.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Server Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell -12 4 - -
Wokingham - 4 - -
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Server Engineer 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 Berkshire region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) DNS
4 7 (50.00%) Clustering
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) Office 365
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (14.29%) IIS
9 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) HP
9 2 (14.29%) SAN
9 2 (14.29%) Veritas
9 2 (14.29%) Netcool
9 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
9 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
9 2 (14.29%) Migration
9 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
9 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 2 (14.29%) WSUS

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) IMAP
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCITP
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 2 (14.29%) Netcool
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) cPanel
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) VMware