The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Reading 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Engineer
Rank 63 72 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £355 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £304 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £410 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £286 £260
% change year-on-year
-9.17% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.13 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-0.51% -22.80%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
803 880 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.12% 91.29% 89.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 382 381
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Server Engineer
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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
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 25 July 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) NLBS
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Server
7 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 3 (21.43%) Clustering
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) LDAP

Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) IPv4
5 1 (7.14%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) VMS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
1 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) NLBS
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Server
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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