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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 16 May 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 2019
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 175 141 153
Rank change year-on-year -34 +12 +83
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 13 13 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 3.60% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
10th Percentile £475 £348 -
25th Percentile £490 £463 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £425
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% +30.77%
75th Percentile £586 £519 £451
90th Percentile £588 - £476
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +7.69% +14.71% +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 540 361 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.81% 13.08% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 273 434
10th Percentile £186 £216 £150
25th Percentile £355 £379 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £498 £450
Median % change year-on-year +3.02% +10.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £623 £595 £571
90th Percentile £700 £694 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 12
10th Percentile - £13.68 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.75 £13.63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £14.00 £16.48
Median % change year-on-year +75.00% -15.02% -21.55%
75th Percentile £35.00 £14.31 £18.90
90th Percentile £73.00 £14.50 £20.85
Central London median hourly rate £24.75 £14.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +76.79% -25.13% -10.95%

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

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2016
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
4 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 8 (61.54%) Azure
6 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (46.15%) Linux
7 6 (46.15%) Migration
7 6 (46.15%) Terraform
8 5 (38.46%) Agile
8 5 (38.46%) JIRA
8 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 5 (38.46%) DNS
8 5 (38.46%) Bash
9 4 (30.77%) AWS
9 4 (30.77%) High Availability
9 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
9 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
9 4 (30.77%) Ansible
9 4 (30.77%) Immutable Infrastructure
9 4 (30.77%) Architecture Roadmap
9 4 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
9 4 (30.77%) Consul
9 4 (30.77%) Packer
9 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines

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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Azure
2 4 (30.77%) AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Azure Key Vault
3 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Monitor
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Storage
5 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2016
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) VMS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Agile
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Architecture Roadmap
4 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
4 4 (30.77%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 4 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Secrets Management
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) Bash
3 4 (30.77%) Groovy
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCSE
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Terraform
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Consul
2 4 (30.77%) Packer
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) vRealize
4 1 (7.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
1 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Zerto
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam