Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 42 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 18 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.85% 2.86% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 21.95% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
Devon median daily rate £300 £300 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +53.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £183 £201 £153
90th Percentile £364 £460 £288
South West median daily rate £355 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +9.23% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Devon median hourly rate £132.50 - £19.00
10th Percentile £105.75 - £13.23
90th Percentile £147.25 - £27.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £16.64 £16.50
% change year-on-year +149.62% +0.83% -23.26%

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 78 82 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 16.70% 13.02% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 19
Devon median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £119 £255 £169
90th Percentile £488 £496 £405
South West median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.26% +25.00% +15.15%
10th Percentile £9.88 £10.63 £10.13
90th Percentile £132.10 £35.00 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% +6.06% -2.94%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Plymouth +23 9 £301 +0.42% 5
Exeter 0 6 £183 +15.87%
Newton Abbot - 1 - -
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) SCCM
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (16.67%) Firewall
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) vSphere
9 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Broadband
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (11.11%) SMS
2 2 (11.11%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) SUSE
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) Ivanti
4 1 (5.56%) jetNEXUS
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos