Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 105 195
Rank change year-on-year -55 +90 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 19 15 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 4.93% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 27
10th Percentile £211 £263 £165
25th Percentile £234 £356 £298
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £469 £418 £375
Median % change year-on-year +12.28% +11.33% -16.67%
75th Percentile £541 £509 £475
90th Percentile £569 £519 £493
Central London median daily rate £490 £418 £372
% change year-on-year +17.37% +12.38% -21.79%

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 452 304 1,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.82% 17.16% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 242 888
10th Percentile £189 £200 £170
25th Percentile £380 £356 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £474 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.18% -0.26% -2.56%
75th Percentile £603 £561 £575
90th Percentile £700 £649 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £473 £468
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.07% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 34
10th Percentile £13.44 £20.50 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.81 £21.25 £14.06
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +9.63%
75th Percentile £15.72 £30.38 £21.44
90th Percentile £20.20 £35.10 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £20.67
% change year-on-year -28.75% -3.22% +10.51%

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 17 October 2021.

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (42.11%) SCCM
7 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) Banking
8 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
8 6 (31.58%) Azure
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft 365
8 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (26.32%) Project Delivery
9 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
9 5 (26.32%) High Availability
9 5 (26.32%) XenApp
9 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) EMC
10 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) VMware
10 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (21.05%) DevOps

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Azure
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
3 2 (10.53%) GitHub
3 2 (10.53%) IaaS
3 2 (10.53%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) SD-WAN
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Serena SBM
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Law
4 2 (10.53%) International Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
4 2 (10.53%) Social Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Server Support
3 2 (10.53%) Site Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Records Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Symmetrix
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Solaris
8 1 (5.26%) Unix
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) High Availability
2 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (26.32%) Project Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Architecture Roadmap
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (10.53%) DevSecOps
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Security Hardening
5 2 (10.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Docker
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) Terraform
4 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Icinga
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.26%) Netcool
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.26%) QRadar
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
5 2 (10.53%) Refinitiv
5 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
6 1 (5.26%) Equitrac
6 1 (5.26%) Qualys
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) ThinPrint