Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 23 January 2019 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 31 38
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 39 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.37% 3.98% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.49% 20.62% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 5
Devon median daily rate £275 £225 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +18.42% -25.49%
10th Percentile £159 £157 £185
90th Percentile £388 £238 £505
South West median daily rate £400 £300 £298
% change year-on-year +33.33% +0.84% -7.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Devon median hourly rate - £19.25 £87.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.06% +416.18%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +95.65% -17.86% +33.33%

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 Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 94 97 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.17% 19.28% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 25
Devon median daily rate £250 £450 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +136.84% -45.71%
10th Percentile £122 £224 £128
90th Percentile £431 £589 £490
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +9.33% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 24
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £28.75 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.78% +96.58% -11.36%
10th Percentile £10.39 £10.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.65 £41.73 £41.20
South West median hourly rate £34.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +97.14% +2.94% -12.82%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Devon

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Devon

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Devon over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Devon

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Devon

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Plymouth +5 19 £275 +22.22%
Exeter +4 15 £190 -1.55% 6
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
3 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
5 18 (46.15%) SCCM
6 17 (43.59%) VMware
7 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (33.33%) ITIL
9 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) IIS
9 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (25.64%) Workflow
10 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.64%) Degree
10 10 (25.64%) Coaching
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
12 8 (20.51%) Cisco
12 8 (20.51%) DNS
12 8 (20.51%) HP
12 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
12 8 (20.51%) Windows 10
13 7 (17.95%) nginx
13 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
13 7 (17.95%) vSphere
13 7 (17.95%) Office 365
13 7 (17.95%) Fortinet
13 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
13 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
13 7 (17.95%) VPN

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 11 (28.21%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) nginx
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) IPsec
2 7 (17.95%) SSL
2 7 (17.95%) VPN
3 6 (15.38%) Intranet
4 5 (12.82%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (10.26%) Broadband
5 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.13%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 3 (7.69%) Electronics
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.69%) Marketing
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) IT Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior IT Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Database Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Database Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Server Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Server Support
6 5 (12.82%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Server Support
6 5 (12.82%) Windows Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.26%) iPad
3 4 (10.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.51%) Windows 10
4 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 7 (17.95%) SUSE
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (25.64%) Coaching
3 10 (25.64%) Workflow
4 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
4 7 (17.95%) Security Management
4 7 (17.95%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (15.38%) Identity Management
6 5 (12.82%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
9 1 (2.56%) Data Management
9 1 (2.56%) Line Management
9 1 (2.56%) Statistics
9 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.56%) MCSA
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) vSphere
4 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (46.15%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) Nagios
3 5 (12.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 8 (20.51%) HP
4 7 (17.95%) Fortinet
4 7 (17.95%) jetNEXUS
4 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) Ivanti