Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 19 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 50 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 110 118 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.87% 3.79% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.52% 17.69% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 100 70
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £166 £183 £156
90th Percentile £484 £425 £456
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.43% +16.07% -22.22%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.33 £11.18
90th Percentile £24.00 £24.80 £17.25
England median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 628 667 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.07% 21.41% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 400 326
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.39% +13.71%
10th Percentile £145 £175 £163
90th Percentile £500 £488 £569
England median daily rate £438 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.20% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 68 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.34 £9.80
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.50 £23.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.35% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in the East Midlands

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in the East Midlands

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in the East Midlands

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in the East Midlands

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in the East Midlands

Windows Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Nottinghamshire +11 44 £400 +19.85% 18
Leicestershire -12 22 £288 - 9
Northamptonshire -13 20 £300 -11.11% 7
Derbyshire +17 15 £350 +68.67% 4
Lincolnshire +12 6 £268 +18.89% 3
Windows Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 109 (99.09%) Windows
2 70 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 45 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 35 (31.82%) VMware
5 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (25.45%) SCCM
7 27 (24.55%) Office 365
8 25 (22.73%) Hyper-V
9 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (20.91%) DNS
10 21 (19.09%) Cisco
10 21 (19.09%) PowerShell
11 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 19 (17.27%) SQL
12 19 (17.27%) DHCP
13 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
14 16 (14.55%) Citrix
14 16 (14.55%) SAN
14 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
14 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (13.64%) Oracle
15 15 (13.64%) ITIL
15 15 (13.64%) Windows 10
16 14 (12.73%) Data Centre
16 14 (12.73%) Migration
16 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (12.73%) Linux
16 14 (12.73%) LAN

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.64%) IIS
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Demantra
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.91%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.55%) Office 365
2 16 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.73%) G Suite
5 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.82%) PaaS
5 2 (1.82%) SaaS
6 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.91%) DNS
2 19 (17.27%) DHCP
3 16 (14.55%) SAN
3 16 (14.55%) TCP/IP
4 14 (12.73%) LAN
5 11 (10.00%) WAN
6 10 (9.09%) Wireless
7 6 (5.45%) Firewall
7 6 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (4.55%) VoIP
8 5 (4.55%) VPN
9 4 (3.64%) FTP
9 4 (3.64%) VLAN
10 3 (2.73%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.82%) Internet
11 2 (1.82%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.82%) Skype
12 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.91%) MPLS
12 1 (0.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (8.18%) QlikView
3 9 (8.18%) SQLPlus
4 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (5.45%) Qlik Sense
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.64%) Essbase
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.91%) FishEye
3 1 (0.91%) Hudson
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.91%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.91%) Subversion
3 1 (0.91%) Toad
General
1 11 (10.00%) Retail
2 7 (6.36%) Finance
3 3 (2.73%) Back Office
4 2 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.45%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 9 (8.18%) IT Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.36%) Desktop Support
6 7 (6.36%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (4.55%) IT Support
7 5 (4.55%) Server Support
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) CSS
1 8 (7.27%) HTML
1 8 (7.27%) XML
2 5 (4.55%) .NET
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (2.73%) LDAP
5 2 (1.82%) ADSI
5 2 (1.82%) Web Services
6 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.91%) MDX
6 1 (0.91%) SAML
6 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.91%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.36%) NHS
4 5 (4.55%) Clustering
5 3 (2.73%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.73%) EPoS
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.82%) PKI
6 2 (1.82%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.91%) iSeries
7 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (99.09%) Windows
2 31 (28.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.55%) Windows 7
5 15 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 14 (12.73%) Linux
6 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (11.82%) Unix
8 6 (5.45%) Mac OS
9 5 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.64%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.91%) CentOS
11 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 18 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (13.64%) ITIL
3 14 (12.73%) Migration
4 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.27%) DevOps
6 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.36%) Application Packaging
6 7 (6.36%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (5.45%) Prototyping
8 4 (3.64%) ETL
8 4 (3.64%) Server Management
8 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.73%) Analytics
9 3 (2.73%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.73%) Software Audit
9 3 (2.73%) Storage Management
9 3 (2.73%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.09%) PowerShell
2 19 (17.27%) SQL
3 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.64%) VBScript
6 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.91%) C
7 1 (0.91%) C#
7 1 (0.91%) VBA
7 1 (0.91%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) DBS Check
2 3 (2.73%) MCSA
2 3 (2.73%) MCSE
3 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.91%) MCITP
4 1 (0.91%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) PMO
3 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.91%) GDPR
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.73%) vSphere
4 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (8.18%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.64%) Docker
6 4 (3.64%) XenApp
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.91%) NFS
8 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (25.45%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) vCenter Server
3 5 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.64%) Puppet
5 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.73%) Nessus
5 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.82%) WSUS
7 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.91%) SCOM
7 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.91%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (31.82%) VMware
3 21 (19.09%) Cisco
4 16 (14.55%) Citrix
5 15 (13.64%) Oracle
6 13 (11.82%) HP
7 9 (8.18%) Veeam
8 6 (5.45%) Dell
8 6 (5.45%) McAfee
9 4 (3.64%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (3.64%) CommVault
9 4 (3.64%) Hyperion
9 4 (3.64%) IBM
9 4 (3.64%) NetApp
10 3 (2.73%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.73%) WatchGuard
11 2 (1.82%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.82%) Brocade
11 2 (1.82%) Mitel
11 2 (1.82%) Red Box