Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 46 81
Rank change year-on-year +16 +35 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 41 59 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.02% 3.98% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.65% 19.09% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 30
Median daily rate £400 £353 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% -4.08% +5.00%
10th Percentile £193 £174 £150
90th Percentile £488 £453 £502
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £22.67 £18.00
% change year-on-year -20.58% +25.92% -7.99%

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 181 309 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.15% 20.86% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 163 203
Median daily rate £400 £410 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +6.49% -3.75%
10th Percentile £181 £136 £159
90th Percentile £500 £499 £505
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.44 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.27% +24.15% -21.94%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £47.12 £43.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.82% -6.43% +15.70%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Daily rate trend for Windows Server in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 26 May 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
Milton Keynes +11 30 £400 +5.26% 2
Amersham - 5 - -
High Wycombe +6 3 - -
Bletchley - 1 £450 -
Windows Server
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
3 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (36.59%) ITIL
5 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (31.71%) VMware
6 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
6 13 (31.71%) SLA
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
7 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
8 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (21.95%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
10 8 (19.51%) HP
10 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
11 7 (17.07%) Public Sector
11 7 (17.07%) Remedy
11 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 6 (14.63%) SQL
12 6 (14.63%) DNS
12 6 (14.63%) Degree
12 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
12 6 (14.63%) Finance
12 6 (14.63%) Security Patching
12 6 (14.63%) Office 365
12 6 (14.63%) Azure

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 4 (9.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Azure
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Serverless
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) DMZ
4 1 (2.44%) HSRP
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) IPsec
4 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) SNMP
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Public Sector
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Service Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Technical Services Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (9.76%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Support
6 4 (9.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) ADSI
2 1 (2.44%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.44%) SAML
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
2 1 (2.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.20%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (17.07%) Linux
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.88%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) CentOS
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (19.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (14.63%) Security Patching
5 5 (12.20%) Coaching
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Patch Management
5 5 (12.20%) Preventative Maintenance
5 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Service Management
6 4 (9.76%) Software Deployment
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.32%) Time Management
8 2 (4.88%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (4.88%) IT Strategy
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) VB
3 4 (9.76%) VBScript
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
4 6 (14.63%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) MCSA
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.32%) UAG
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) BladeLogic
1 5 (12.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
1 5 (12.20%) WSUS
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
2 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
1 13 (31.71%) VMware
2 8 (19.51%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) Remedy
4 5 (12.20%) Computacenter
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Brocade
6 1 (2.44%) CommVault
6 1 (2.44%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.44%) Lumension
6 1 (2.44%) McAfee
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.44%) Veeam
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas