The median contractor rate for a Server Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 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.

Server Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.34% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -28.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £35.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -45.00% +78.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 534 811 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.28% 93.22% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 474 395
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £25.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Server Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Server Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Server Support Engineer in Reading

Server Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support Engineer in Reading

Server Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support Engineer in Reading

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Server Support 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 Reading region featuring Server Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers

Server Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Veeam
1 2 (100.00%) VMware