Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 103 172
Rank change year-on-year -57 +69 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 16 23 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 1.14% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.02% 6.89% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 28
10th Percentile £380 £308 £175
25th Percentile £416 £408 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £450 £406
Median % change year-on-year +11.67% +10.77% -26.14%
75th Percentile £547 £506 £456
90th Percentile £571 £517 £520
Central London median daily rate £490 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +8.89% +20.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £23.00 -

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 530 334 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.39% 16.53% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 260 677
10th Percentile £180 £179 £150
25th Percentile £367 £352 £281
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £443
% change year-on-year +7.89% +7.22% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 28
10th Percentile " £16.40 £12.36
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £16.73
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +34.53% -10.56%
75th Percentile £25.44 £23.00 £20.81
90th Percentile £34.25 " £21.47
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -36.67% +20.32% -

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 January 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) SCCM
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) High Availability
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (25.00%) DevOps
9 3 (18.75%) Terraform
9 3 (18.75%) Project Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (18.75%) LDAP
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (18.75%) Azure
3 2 (12.50%) GitHub
3 2 (12.50%) Nutanix
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Rubrik
4 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) NAS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) InstallShield
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) Serena SBM
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) International Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Network Support
2 2 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Site Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Nutanix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Records Management Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
7 1 (6.25%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Project Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Architecture Roadmap
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) DevSecOps
4 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (12.50%) Thought Leadership
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 2 (12.50%) Docker
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (18.75%) Terraform
4 2 (12.50%) AirWatch
4 2 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (12.50%) Puppet
4 2 (12.50%) SCOM
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (6.25%) Control-M
5 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Icinga
5 1 (6.25%) Netcool
5 1 (6.25%) QRadar
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Ivanti
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
5 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
6 1 (6.25%) Equitrac
6 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) ThinPrint
6 1 (6.25%) Zerto