Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 126 150
Rank change year-on-year +39 +24 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 17 56 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.03% 1.30% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.56% 7.92% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 13
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +10.71% +15.70%
10th Percentile £188 £294 £219
90th Percentile £450 £595 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £47.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +173.40% +40.00%
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +171.43% +40.00%

Windows Server 2016 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 259 707 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.70% 16.47% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 362 383
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.83%
10th Percentile £137 £156 £163
90th Percentile £653 £575 £562
South East median daily rate £400 £415 £415
% change year-on-year -3.61% - +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -29.41% +25.93%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.40 £44.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.77 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.33% -4.17% +12.90%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 July 2020. 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
Bracknell +28 5 - -
Slough +22 5 £195 -44.29%
Reading +11 2 £406 -27.78% 2
Newbury +10 2 £245 -30.00%
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2016
South East

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2016 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) Azure
6 6 (35.29%) Office 365
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) PKI
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Cryptography
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Subversion
9 3 (17.65%) DevOps
10 2 (11.76%) Ansible
10 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Azure
2 6 (35.29%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) DHCP
1 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Biotechnology
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) SUSE
6 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Cryptography
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) BCP
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Encryption
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Privileged Access Management
6 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C++
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.88%) Kibana
2 1 (5.88%) Netcool
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.88%) PingFederate
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Prism
4 1 (5.88%) BMC
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Embarcadero
4 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle