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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 122 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 6 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.74% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.80% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
Average daily rate £400 £263 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £515 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £261
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.13 £20.09 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.06% +0.46%
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
2333 2613 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.53% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1361 1280
Average daily rate £400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 86 100
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 -13 2 £400 +66.66%
Bracknell -9 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 14 (53.85%) DNS
5 13 (50.00%) DHCP
6 12 (46.15%) VMware
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) SAN
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
10 6 (23.08%) Office 365
10 6 (23.08%) Server Building
10 6 (23.08%) Clustering
11 5 (19.23%) Migration
12 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 4 (15.38%) SQL
12 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (11.54%) SCOM
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (11.54%) WSUS
13 3 (11.54%) VMware Server
13 3 (11.54%) Finance
13 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (26.92%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) SMTP
7 1 (3.85%) Firewall
7 1 (3.85%) FTP
7 1 (3.85%) HTTP
7 1 (3.85%) IMAP
7 1 (3.85%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) WAN
7 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Server Building
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) CMMI
4 1 (3.85%) Kanban
4 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSD
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCOM
1 3 (11.54%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) cPanel
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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