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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 104 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 23 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.65% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.72% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £273 £240
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
2343 2377 1984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.39% 90.35% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1196 831
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 101 113
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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
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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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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 - 8 £275 - 3
Bracknell +4 5 £231 +71.29%
Slough -11 1 - -
Thatcham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 15 (44.12%) VMware
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (29.41%) DNS
8 9 (26.47%) IIS
8 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) .NET
9 8 (23.53%) HP
10 7 (20.59%) SAN
10 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
10 7 (20.59%) Customer Engagement
11 6 (17.65%) Clustering
11 6 (17.65%) Migration
11 6 (17.65%) Citrix
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (17.65%) Dell
11 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
12 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
12 5 (14.71%) C#
12 5 (14.71%) CMMI
12 5 (14.71%) Scrum
12 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (26.47%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (11.76%) GroupWise
3 4 (11.76%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) SAN
3 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
4 4 (11.76%) IMAP
4 4 (11.76%) POP3
4 4 (11.76%) SMTP
4 4 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
5 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) SMS
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.82%) COM+
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
2 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Customer Engagement
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) CMMI
3 5 (14.71%) Scrum
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Kanban
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Bourne shell
3 2 (5.88%) Korn
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) MCTS
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) XenApp
3 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Dell
5 4 (11.76%) Lumension
5 4 (11.76%) Wyse
5 4 (11.76%) AppSense
5 4 (11.76%) Lotus
5 4 (11.76%) NetApp
5 4 (11.76%) Novell
6 3 (8.82%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) Isilon
7 2 (5.88%) Altiris
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) Sun
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