Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 74 26
Rank change year-on-year +35 -48 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.37% 1.63% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.69% 4.02% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
County Antrim median daily rate £540 £358 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.05% +36.19% -
10th Percentile £439 £310 £149
90th Percentile £630 £423 £270
Northern Ireland median daily rate £540 £346 £263
% change year-on-year +56.30% +31.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% +60.00% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +34.38% +60.00% -

Windows Server 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 County Antrim with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 249 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 15.09% 40.62% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 201 13
County Antrim median daily rate £380 £420 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +55.56% +35.00%
10th Percentile £145 £358 £105
90th Percentile £530 £563 £348
Northern Ireland median daily rate £380 £420 £270
% change year-on-year -9.52% +55.56% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £14.89 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.32% +29.46% -34.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.64 £10.00
90th Percentile £22.75 £15.82 £17.90
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.25 £14.89 £13.00
% change year-on-year -11.00% +14.52% -25.71%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in County Antrim

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in County Antrim

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in County Antrim over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in County Antrim

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in County Antrim

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +39 8 £540 +51.05% 1
Windows Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Forcepoint
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (50.00%) MobileIron
3 4 (50.00%) Mimecast
3 4 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Front Office
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Messaging Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) MobileIron
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Isilon
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware