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 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2019 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 2019
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 134 236
Rank change year-on-year -24 +102 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 9 6 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.25% 0.091%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.39% 1.40% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
10th Percentile £400 £338 "
25th Percentile £497 £413 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £425 £325
Median % change year-on-year +20.59% +30.77% -
75th Percentile £529 £438 £347
90th Percentile £565 £488 £353
Central London median daily rate £513 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +20.59% +30.77% -

Windows Server 2019 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 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2019 in the City of London

Windows Server 2019
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2019 in the City of London

Windows Server 2019
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2019 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2019 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 2019.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (55.56%) Architecture Roadmap
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) Migration
5 5 (55.56%) XenApp
5 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
6 4 (44.44%) SCOM
6 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 4 (44.44%) Law
6 4 (44.44%) High Availability
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) CCNA
6 4 (44.44%) CISSP
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) MCSE
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 4 (44.44%) Project Delivery
6 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (33.33%) Azure

Windows Server 2019
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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (22.22%) AWS
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
3 1 (11.11%) Serverless
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Reliability Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Architecture Roadmap
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (44.44%) Project Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) XenApp
2 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) Polycom
4 1 (11.11%) VMware