The median contractor rate for a Windows Server Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Server Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 116 108
Contract jobs requiring a Windows Server Engineer 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -9.23% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.25 £162.50
% change year-on-year - -78.92%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1661 2158 2287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.72% 92.82% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1151 1152
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 95 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Windows Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server Engineer in Berkshire

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in Berkshire

Windows Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server Engineer in Berkshire

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Windows Server Engineer 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 Berkshire region featuring Windows Server Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) SUSE
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
5 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Netcool
5 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) MS Access
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) NetBackup

Windows Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Meridio
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas