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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 153 115
Rank change year-on-year -20 -38 +93
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 23 15 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.47% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 4.04% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 21
10th Percentile £316 £225 £255
25th Percentile £420 £231 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +34.38% -5.88% +3.03%
75th Percentile £638 £519 £456
90th Percentile £700 - £488
Central London median daily rate £525 £393 £425
% change year-on-year +33.76% -7.65% -

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 569 371 473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.12% 11.61% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 286 349
10th Percentile £187 £232 £185
25th Percentile £320 £406 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +1.75% +11.11% -5.76%
75th Percentile £625 £638 £550
90th Percentile £716 £700 £640
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.73 £14.23
25th Percentile £14.81 £13.88 £16.54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +19.30% -23.80% -10.95%
75th Percentile £38.88 £19.00 £24.79
90th Percentile £87.00 £21.40 £32.45
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.85
% change year-on-year +23.57% -14.14% -10.24%

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 2 July 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (65.22%) Azure
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2019
5 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (34.78%) Migration
7 8 (34.78%) SCCM
7 8 (34.78%) JIRA
7 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (30.43%) Bash
8 7 (30.43%) Python
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 7 (30.43%) DNS
8 7 (30.43%) Terraform
9 6 (26.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (26.09%) Packer
9 6 (26.09%) Ansible
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) AWS
9 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 5 (21.74%) Agile
10 5 (21.74%) 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Azure
2 6 (26.09%) AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (21.74%) Azure Key Vault
4 3 (13.04%) SaaS
5 2 (8.70%) Nutanix
5 2 (8.70%) PaaS
6 1 (4.35%) GitHub
6 1 (4.35%) IaaS
6 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) FTP
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) VSAN
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Social Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Housing Association
2 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2019
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Agile
3 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Secrets Management
4 4 (17.39%) Architecture Roadmap
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 7 (30.43%) Bash
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Groovy
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.35%) Docker
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
6 1 (4.35%) NFS
6 1 (4.35%) VMware NSX
6 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
2 7 (30.43%) Terraform
3 6 (26.09%) Ansible
3 6 (26.09%) Packer
4 5 (21.74%) Consul
4 5 (21.74%) SCOM
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (13.04%) vRealize
6 2 (8.70%) Dollar Universe
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (8.70%) SCSM
6 2 (8.70%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (4.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) EMC
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Informatica
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
5 2 (8.70%) RedGate
5 2 (8.70%) Refinitiv
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow