Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +50
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.31% 3.06% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 3.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Luton median daily rate £175 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.58% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £175 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -57.58% +17.86% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £32.03

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 310 277 269
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 94.22% 91.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 184 196
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £274 £200 £208
90th Percentile £625 £594 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +3.29% +4.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 22
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% +122.22%
10th Percentile £49.02 £11.62 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.75 £41.83 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

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 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

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 (100.00%) DHCP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines