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 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 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 2019
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 222 -
Rank change year-on-year +111 - -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 10 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.035% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.01% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 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 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 2 December 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) Azure
4 7 (70.00%) SaaS
4 7 (70.00%) PaaS
4 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (70.00%) IaaS
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (40.00%) Retail
6 4 (40.00%) AWS
6 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (40.00%) High Availability
6 4 (40.00%) Clustering
6 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (40.00%) LDAP
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Security Hardening
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Azure
1 7 (70.00%) IaaS
1 7 (70.00%) PaaS
1 7 (70.00%) SaaS
2 4 (40.00%) AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (40.00%) GCP
3 3 (30.00%) GitHub
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Security Hardening
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Runbook
4 1 (10.00%) Server Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (30.00%) Ansible
3 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) Terraform
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (20.00%) WSUS
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (10.00%) Nagios
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SaltStack
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Zerto