The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Server Support Engineer
Rank 70 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£306 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £258 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -18.51%
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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
872 897 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.67% 88.29% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 455 272
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Server Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CMMI
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (20.00%) Isilon
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix

Server Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CMMI
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Altiris
1 1 (20.00%) Isilon