Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 Engineer
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 49 57
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 1.50% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.56% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Kent median daily rate £150 £338 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.56% -1.82% -31.25%
10th Percentile £145 £265 £261
90th Percentile £155 £350 £422
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £21.00 -
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £21.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 510 450 495
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.36% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 316 352
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £138 £181 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 38
Kent median hourly rate £24.85 £13.23 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.86% -22.21% +5.43%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.68 £9.85
90th Percentile £39.45 £20.50 £39.20
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Server Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Kent

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Kent

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Kent

Server Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Server Engineer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Server Engineer
South East

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Kent region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft