The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton 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 Engineer
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.27% 1.36% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.39% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £175 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.82% +47.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £298 £300
% change year-on-year -7.56% -0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £23.50 £22.92
% change year-on-year -3.19% +2.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 155 144 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 98.73% 97.96% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 103 108
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £46.07 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.61% +15.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Luton

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Luton

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

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

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware