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 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 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 2019
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 110 228
Rank change year-on-year -56 +118 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 13 10 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.34% 0.56% 0.017%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 3.29% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 1
10th Percentile £470 £353 "
25th Percentile £481 £410 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £450 £338
Median % change year-on-year +13.89% +33.33% -
75th Percentile £561 £520 £356
90th Percentile £575 £538 "
Central London median daily rate £513 £425 £338
% change year-on-year +20.59% +25.93% -

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 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 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 17 October 2021.

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) Azure
7 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
7 5 (38.46%) High Availability
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
8 4 (30.77%) Migration
8 4 (30.77%) DevOps
8 4 (30.77%) XenApp
8 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
8 4 (30.77%) Architecture Roadmap
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
9 3 (23.08%) Project Delivery
9 3 (23.08%) SCCM
9 3 (23.08%) SCOM
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (23.08%) CISSP
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Azure
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) AWS
3 2 (15.38%) GitHub
3 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
4 1 (7.69%) Serverless
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2019
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Serena SBM
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) International Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Site Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft 365 Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Architecture Roadmap
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Project Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Data Security
5 2 (15.38%) Security Hardening
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) Kernel Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Terraform
3 1 (7.69%) Control-M
3 1 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Icinga
3 1 (7.69%) Netcool
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) QRadar
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (15.38%) SaltStack
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Equitrac
4 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
4 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.69%) Polycom
4 1 (7.69%) Qualys
4 1 (7.69%) Serena
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) ThinPrint