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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank - 69 65
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £295 £233
% change year-on-year
-23.72% +26.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.72% +12.85%
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
687 908 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.39% 93.61% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 555 410
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 43
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.24 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
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 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware