Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 82 101
Rank change year-on-year +33 +19 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 10 12 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.73% 0.88% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.20% 5.48% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 5
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £308 £317 £363
90th Percentile £429 £405 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £329 £373 £375
% change year-on-year -11.74% -0.67% +3.45%
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 122 219 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.11% 16.07% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 136 149
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £116 £133 £112
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 41
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -1.51%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.07 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.22 £27.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%

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

Windows Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Veeam
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (30.00%) Office 365
7 3 (30.00%) Azure
7 3 (30.00%) Replication
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix
8 2 (20.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
8 2 (20.00%) vSphere
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (20.00%) Storage Management
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
9 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
9 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (10.00%) Firewall

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 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Azure
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Veeam
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp