The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 108 103 129
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 13 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.94% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.03% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 6
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£235 £305 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £170 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £410 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £284 £260
% change year-on-year
-7.92% +9.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -18.33%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2244 2223 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.58% 90.88% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 958 1034
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 83 100
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Server Engineer
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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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 +7 6 £325 -8.45% 1
Slough +2 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (44.83%) VMware
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) Clustering
8 7 (24.14%) SLA
8 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) IIS
9 6 (20.69%) DHCP
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.24%) SAN
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
10 5 (17.24%) WSUS
10 5 (17.24%) NLBS
10 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
11 4 (13.79%) LAN
11 4 (13.79%) WAN
11 4 (13.79%) LDAP

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) DHCP
4 5 (17.24%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) LDAP
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) NAS
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall
6 2 (6.90%) IPv4
6 2 (6.90%) IPv6
7 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) VMS
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
1 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
1 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (13.79%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) MCDBA
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.90%) MCTS
4 2 (6.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) NLBS
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Server
5 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.45%) UAG
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) WSUS
2 2 (6.90%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 3 (10.34%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago