Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 38 37
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 5 7 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.13% 2.11% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 11.48% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 14
Median daily rate £384 £245 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.89% -38.75% +45.45%
10th Percentile £318 £117 £319
90th Percentile £451 £370 £523
Northern Ireland median daily rate £335 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +11.67% -25.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £11.50

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 60 61 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 25.53% 18.37% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 87
Median daily rate £375 £320 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -15.87% -9.44%
10th Percentile £130 £245 £259
90th Percentile £513 £461 £543
Northern Ireland median daily rate £335 £320 £390
% change year-on-year +4.69% -17.99% -7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £11.64 £11.70 £11.45
90th Percentile £19.25 £15.73 £13.55
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +1.85% +12.50%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Windows Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in County Antrim.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server in County Antrim

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in County Antrim.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +10 5 £384 +56.89%
Windows Server
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) PlateSpin
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) vCloud
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (80.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) 3PAR

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) vCloud
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) PlateSpin
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) HP