The median contractor rate for a Server Support was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 78 71
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Support 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.20% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £250 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -29.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £259 £225
% change year-on-year -22.77% +15.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -26.92% +44.44%  

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 621 935 964
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.55% 91.67% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 516 514
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.33 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.67% +1.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Server Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Support in Reading

Server Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Support in Reading

Server Support
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 in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Support in Reading

Server Support Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) 3G

Server Support 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware