The table below looks at the statistics for the Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Server Engineer
Rank 112 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £250 £231 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -22.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £258 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Windows 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
2279 2517 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.45% 93.15% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1245 1247
Average daily rate £400 £398 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 74 110
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £30.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Windows Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Windows Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Windows Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 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 - 5 £250 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windows Server Engineer
South East

Windows Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) DNS
4 8 (44.44%) DHCP
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 5 (27.78%) Clustering
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) WSUS
10 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.11%) Citrix
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 1 (5.56%) Symantec
11 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management

Windows Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Windows 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 Windows Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PVCS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Server Building
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec