The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Server Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 78 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £300 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £219 £220
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -6.49%
Server Support
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
946 911 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.38% 94.21% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 482 476
Median daily rate £410 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.91% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.65 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Server Support
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Server Support Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Server Support
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Server Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Server Support Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Server Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Server Support Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Server Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Server Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS

Server Support 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) CMMI
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft