The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 109 98 115
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 12 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 1.08% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.16% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
Average daily rate £300 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £253 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 £20.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+53.92% -1.20%
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
2291 2507 2478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.95% 93.30% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1242 1235
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 67 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Server Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 7 £303 +26.04%
Wokingham -5 4 - -
Bracknell -6 1 £238 +2.70%
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) DHCP
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
8 5 (22.73%) Server Building
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (18.18%) Clustering
9 4 (18.18%) SAN
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (18.18%) WSUS
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (9.09%) Marketing
11 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
11 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
11 2 (9.09%) Electronics
11 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
11 2 (9.09%) Service Management
11 2 (9.09%) Citrix

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Server Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 9 (40.91%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) PVCS
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
1 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Server Building
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Kaspersky
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec