The first table below looks at the demand for the Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Server Support Engineer
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £260 £258
% change year-on-year
-9.61% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.21 £34.89
% change year-on-year
+3.40% -33.47%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
784 896 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.99% 91.99% 89.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 393 379
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 43
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
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 £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Server Support Engineer
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Server Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Server Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Server Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Server Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Server Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Server Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) NLBS
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Server Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) NLBS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp