Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 55 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 58 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.92% 3.41% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.30% 14.95% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 42
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.14% -17.65% +33.33%
10th Percentile £108 £200 £158
90th Percentile £541 £474 £583
South East median daily rate £375 £380 £340
% change year-on-year -1.32% +11.76% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £24.00 -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% +36.36% -22.64%

Windows Server 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 317 428 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.43% 22.79% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 164 178
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.94% +3.33%
10th Percentile £134 £192 £158
90th Percentile £528 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 39
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.25 £11.68
90th Percentile £38.00 £21.85 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.29% -1.41%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +20 47 £419 +14.68% 16
Amersham - 5 £108 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (70.69%) VMware
3 29 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
5 21 (36.21%) Azure
5 21 (36.21%) Office 365
6 18 (31.03%) ITIL
7 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (29.31%) Change Management
7 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
8 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (27.59%) Firewall
8 16 (27.59%) Cisco
8 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
9 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
9 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
9 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
9 14 (24.14%) Information Security
9 14 (24.14%) MCITP
10 13 (22.41%) SQL
10 13 (22.41%) CCNA
10 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (22.41%) SCCM
10 13 (22.41%) SCOM
10 13 (22.41%) F5
11 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (20.69%) ISMS

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (24.14%) MS Exchange
3 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (5.17%) IIS
6 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.21%) Azure
1 21 (36.21%) Office 365
2 9 (15.52%) AWS
3 3 (5.17%) IaaS
3 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
3 3 (5.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) Firewall
2 11 (18.97%) NaaS
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (10.34%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) DNS
5 5 (8.62%) WAN
6 4 (6.90%) VLAN
7 3 (5.17%) HSRP
7 3 (5.17%) Network Security
7 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.45%) HTTP
8 2 (3.45%) Internet
8 2 (3.45%) Intranet
8 2 (3.45%) LAN
8 2 (3.45%) SAN
8 2 (3.45%) SSL
8 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (20.69%) Law
2 11 (18.97%) Legal
3 7 (12.07%) Finance
4 4 (6.90%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Support
3 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) IT Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
7 5 (8.62%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support
7 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
1 3 (5.17%) Middleware
1 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) HTML5
2 2 (3.45%) LDAP
2 2 (3.45%) Node.js
2 2 (3.45%) SailPoint
2 2 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) NHS
3 5 (8.62%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
4 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
4 11 (18.97%) Windows 8
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
5 10 (17.24%) Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.17%) AIX
7 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.45%) CentOS
8 2 (3.45%) Solaris
9 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 17 (29.31%) Change Management
3 14 (24.14%) Information Security
4 12 (20.69%) Customer-Centricity
4 12 (20.69%) Information Security Management
4 12 (20.69%) ISMS
4 12 (20.69%) Security Management
5 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
5 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
6 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (13.79%) Migration
6 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.34%) Workflow
9 5 (8.62%) Coaching
9 5 (8.62%) Preventative Maintenance
9 5 (8.62%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) ES6
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) MCITP
3 13 (22.41%) CCNA
3 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (20.69%) MCSA
5 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
6 6 (10.34%) Degree
7 5 (8.62%) MCSE
8 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.72%) CCA
10 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.17%) vCloud
3 3 (5.17%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.72%) NFS
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.72%) Xen
5 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) SCCM
1 13 (22.41%) SCOM
2 11 (18.97%) WSUS
3 3 (5.17%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) VMware
2 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.59%) Cisco
4 13 (22.41%) F5
5 12 (20.69%) Sony
6 11 (18.97%) Adobe
6 11 (18.97%) Splunk
7 10 (17.24%) Meraki
8 9 (15.52%) Citrix
9 4 (6.90%) IBM
10 3 (5.17%) NetApp
10 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.45%) CyberArk
11 2 (3.45%) Planview
12 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.72%) Apple
12 1 (1.72%) EMC
12 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.72%) HP