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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Server Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 8 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.59% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.64% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 17
Median daily rate £308 £250 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £191 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £283 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.81% +32.50%

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
1874 2356 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.51% 92.21% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1260 1284
Median daily rate £419 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 73
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +4 3 £195 -17.89%
Wokingham -1 2 £338 -
Reading +3 1 £250 - 2
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) DNS
6 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Clustering
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) DHCP
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) NetApp
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) EMC
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
9 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (11.11%) High Availability

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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 1 (5.56%) Law
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) SUSE
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.56%) Solaris
8 1 (5.56%) Unix
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Netcool
3 1 (5.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) NetApp
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Meridio
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Veeam