The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Engineer
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £273 £255
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -2.43%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
764 893 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.72% 89.21% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 440 324
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 46
Average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Server Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Server Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Server Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Server Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Server Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (38.46%) Clustering
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) POP3
5 4 (30.77%) SMTP
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Novell
5 4 (30.77%) Lotus
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) GroupWise
5 4 (30.77%) IMAP
5 4 (30.77%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) MCTS
6 3 (23.08%) MCITP
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) CMMI

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (38.46%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) GroupWise
2 4 (30.77%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) POP3
3 4 (30.77%) SMTP
3 4 (30.77%) IMAP
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (23.08%) Kanban
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) CMMI
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Korn
3 2 (15.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCTS
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Novell
2 4 (30.77%) Lotus
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Altiris
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) Isilon
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