Period
to 2 December 2020

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 December 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 2016
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 192 178
Rank change year-on-year +88 -14 +42
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 17 32 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.56% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.12% 3.04% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 76
Median daily rate £425 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -18.42% +11.76%
10th Percentile £263 £175 £374
90th Percentile £523 £520 £588
Central London median daily rate £421 £372 £525
% change year-on-year +13.39% -29.24% +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £23.13
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - £23.13

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 332 1,054 1,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.66% 18.45% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 813 1,107
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £212 £163 £152
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 33 75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.95% +4.28% +20.65%
10th Percentile £21.00 £12.13 £13.40
90th Percentile £32.15 £47.30 £25.06
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year +16.46% +5.61% +10.00%

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 December 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) Banking
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) SCCM
5 9 (52.94%) Azure
5 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (47.06%) IaaS
6 8 (47.06%) PaaS
7 7 (41.18%) SaaS
7 7 (41.18%) SAN
8 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
9 5 (29.41%) AWS
9 5 (29.41%) High Availability
9 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (29.41%) Clustering
10 4 (23.53%) Migration
10 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (23.53%) Firewall
10 4 (23.53%) Retail
10 4 (23.53%) EMC
10 4 (23.53%) HP
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco

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 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Azure
2 8 (47.06%) IaaS
2 8 (47.06%) PaaS
3 7 (41.18%) SaaS
4 5 (29.41%) AWS
5 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (23.53%) GCP
6 3 (17.65%) GitHub
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
7 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Skype
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
2 3 (17.65%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Security Hardening
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (17.65%) Docker
5 2 (11.76%) XenApp
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.88%) Xen
6 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) Ansible
3 3 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (17.65%) Puppet
3 3 (17.65%) Terraform
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (11.76%) SCOM
4 2 (11.76%) WSUS
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Avaya
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) SaltStack
4 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Proofpoint
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Splunk