Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 28 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.05% 3.20% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.57% 21.95% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 7
Devon median daily rate £296 £226 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.08% +18.95% -30.91%
10th Percentile £183 £207 £185
90th Percentile £389 £315 £235
South West median daily rate £385 £317 £350
% change year-on-year +21.45% -9.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Devon median hourly rate - £19.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.00% +28.21%
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £19.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +121.05% -32.14% +24.44%

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 81 82 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 17.49% 14.56% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 18
Devon median daily rate £303 £425 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.82% +117.95% -48.00%
10th Percentile £114 £226 £134
90th Percentile £438 £491 £437
South West median daily rate £393 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +12.14% -2.78% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 18
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £28.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.78% +79.69% -11.11%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.73 £10.39
90th Percentile £31.40 £40.60 £78.70
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £18.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year +57.05% +16.41% -8.57%

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 October 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
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 October 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 +18 17 £303 +20.76% 6
Exeter +1 10 £200 +4.30% 4
Windows Server
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (46.43%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (42.86%) Degree
6 12 (42.86%) SCCM
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) Coaching
7 10 (35.71%) Workflow
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 8 (28.57%) Office 365
8 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (21.43%) vSphere
10 6 (21.43%) IIS
10 6 (21.43%) Linux
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
11 5 (17.86%) HP
11 5 (17.86%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (14.29%) jetNEXUS
12 4 (14.29%) Data Centre

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 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) IPsec
1 4 (14.29%) SSL
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.14%) Broadband
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Intranet
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) IT Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Senior IT Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Database Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Database Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
4 4 (14.29%) SUSE
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (35.71%) Coaching
2 10 (35.71%) Workflow
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Security Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.57%) Proactive Management
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
4 5 (17.86%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) Firmware
7 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.29%) jetNEXUS
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Capita
6 1 (3.57%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos