Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 47 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 15 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.73% 2.41% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 15.29% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Devon median daily rate £275 £388 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +74.16% +7.23%
10th Percentile £162 £226 £174
90th Percentile £312 £517 £261
South West median daily rate £300 £330 £320
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Devon median hourly rate £132.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +476.09% +21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £105.75 £22.50 £13.95
90th Percentile £147.25 £23.50 £27.50
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £20.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +49.40% +25.76% -16.46%

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 105 85 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.13% 15.77% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 43
Devon median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% +16.07%
10th Percentile £292 £168 £144
90th Percentile £563 £579 £408
South West median daily rate £383 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +7.75% +1.43% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Devon median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.33% +120.59% +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.09 £15.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £145.50 £38.75 £26.85
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% +11.76%

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 27 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Devon over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 May 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
Exeter -9 6 £168 -4.29% 2
Plymouth +24 4 £300 -38.49% 2
Newton Abbot - 1 - -
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Devon region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) Office 365
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) DHCP
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (20.00%) SSL

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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
3 2 (13.33%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) SUSE
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) Sonus
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat