The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Server Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Engineer
Rank 77 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.22% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £300 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +57.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £295 £245
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.83 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-8.01% +6.18%
Server Engineer
Berkshire

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
838 860 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.09% 93.99% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 439 441
Median daily rate £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Server Engineer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Server Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Server Building
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) CMMI
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Server Building
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) CMMI
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec