Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 20 January 2021 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 80 77
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 4 10 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 0.90% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 4.95% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 27
Median daily rate £330 £201 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.18% -44.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £288 £100 £355
90th Percentile £388 £330 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £313 £360
% change year-on-year +4.00% -13.19% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 114 202 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.59% 18.21% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 132 150
Median daily rate £325 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £133 £116 £130
90th Percentile £600 £550 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £355 £364 £380
% change year-on-year -2.41% -4.28% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 21
Median hourly rate £17.13 £16.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +0.88% +37.91%
10th Percentile £13.85 £11.67 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.70 £21.75
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.85
% change year-on-year +4.10% - +9.31%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Storage Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam