Period
to 23 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 116 208
Rank change year-on-year -38 +92 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 13 24 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.98% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.46% 5.58% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 22
10th Percentile £225 £255 £313
25th Percentile £231 £263 £323
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £400 £419
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.48% -2.62%
75th Percentile £519 £450 £484
90th Percentile " £488 £499
Central London median daily rate £413 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -3.51%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 376 430 1,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.07% 17.60% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 326 1,001
10th Percentile £271 £211 £165
25th Percentile £413 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £507 £474 £480
Median % change year-on-year +6.97% -1.30% -4.00%
75th Percentile £638 £561 £575
90th Percentile £700 £644 £650
Central London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +6.32% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 29
10th Percentile £13.73 £14.19 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.88 £15.46 £18.50
Median hourly rate £14.25 £18.70 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -23.80% -10.95% +12.30%
75th Percentile £19.00 £26.12 £22.93
90th Percentile £21.40 £33.42 £38.96
Central London median hourly rate £16.19 £18.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.45% -10.95% +10.53%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in the City of London

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in the City of London

Windows Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the City of London

Windows Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 July 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
Windows Server 2016
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) SCCM
4 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) XenApp
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
5 6 (46.15%) Azure
6 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) Project Delivery
7 4 (30.77%) Architecture Roadmap
7 4 (30.77%) MCSE
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) CISSP
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Law
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 4 (30.77%) High Availability
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) SCOM

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
3 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 1 (7.69%) AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
4 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) SD-WAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Law
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Social Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Symmetrix
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2019
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Project Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Architecture Roadmap
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) XenApp
3 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
5 1 (7.69%) NFS
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) Avaya
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Refinitiv
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Draytek
6 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Polycom