Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Server Engineer was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 21 July 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 52 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Server Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.22% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Somerset median daily rate £145 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.04% +12.50% -17.24%
South West median daily rate £275 £314 £300
% change year-on-year -12.35% +4.58% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Somerset median hourly rate - - £20.19
South West median hourly rate - - £20.09

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 431 481 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.99% 94.50% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 250 398
Somerset median daily rate £375 £355 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -3.20% +7.87%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £263
90th Percentile £525 £512 £545
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 73 80
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +5.44% +70.93%
10th Percentile £25.95 £13.04 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.25 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +10.29% +60.00% +11.84%

Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Server Engineer in Somerset

Server Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Server Engineer in Somerset

Server Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Server Engineer in Somerset

Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Somerset region featuring Server Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building

Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware