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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 3 July 2022 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 2016
England > East of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 118 92 96
Rank change year-on-year -26 +4 +72
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 24 29 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.96% 1.44% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.50% 7.20% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 23
10th Percentile £241 £185 £314
25th Percentile £305 £273 £344
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £373 £315 £450
Median % change year-on-year +18.25% -30.00% +20.00%
75th Percentile £400 £365 £500
90th Percentile £461 £419 £525
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
10th Percentile £18.67 - -
25th Percentile £21.98 £18.19 -
Median hourly rate £27.61 £18.38 -
Median % change year-on-year +50.26% - -
75th Percentile £33.37 £18.56 -
90th Percentile £36.75 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £23.77
% change year-on-year -9.09% -7.46% -8.57%

Windows Server 2016 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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 533 403 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.25% 20.01% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 237 279
10th Percentile £163 £150 £135
25th Percentile £212 £215 £233
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £491 £469 £489
90th Percentile £625 £538 £539
England median daily rate £500 £458 £438
% change year-on-year +9.29% +4.57% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 36 49
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.54 £13.48
25th Percentile £15.37 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate £28.41 £19.19 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +48.07% +3.72% +19.35%
75th Percentile £55.00 £31.78 £33.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £49.74 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +1.45%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in the East of England

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in the East of England

Windows Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the East of England

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in the East of England

Windows Server 2016
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in the East of England

Windows Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Bedfordshire -7 9 £400 +21.21% 1
Cambridgeshire -20 7 £294 -6.75% 2
Hertfordshire -9 4 £400 +23.08% 7
Essex -8 2 - - 2
Norfolk - 2 £200 -
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 19 (79.17%) VMware
4 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (58.33%) SCCM
5 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
5 14 (58.33%) DNS
6 13 (54.17%) DHCP
7 12 (50.00%) Citrix
7 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 11 (45.83%) XenApp
8 11 (45.83%) XenDesktop
8 11 (45.83%) Firewall
8 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2019
9 10 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (41.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 10 (41.67%) Ivanti
9 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (37.50%) Patch Management
10 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (37.50%) Network Security
10 9 (37.50%) Azure
10 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
10 9 (37.50%) HP

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Azure
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (16.67%) AWS
4 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (4.17%) Route 53
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 13 (54.17%) DHCP
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) IPv4
4 9 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (8.33%) Skype
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
6 2 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.17%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) GitLab
2 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 8 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Wintel Support
2 7 (29.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2019
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (8.33%) CentOS
7 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Patch Management
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Server Building
3 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) CI/CD
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) DevSecOps
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) Server Management
6 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Bash
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCA
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (33.33%) MCSE
3 7 (29.17%) MCITP
3 7 (29.17%) MCP
3 7 (29.17%) MCTS
4 6 (25.00%) MCSA
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CISSP
7 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (45.83%) XenApp
4 11 (45.83%) XenDesktop
5 10 (41.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (8.33%) Docker
8 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) SCCM
2 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Ansible
4 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (8.33%) Terraform
5 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 10 (41.67%) Ivanti
5 9 (37.50%) HP
5 9 (37.50%) Shavlik
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) CA
7 1 (4.17%) CloudEndure
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.17%) Google
7 1 (4.17%) Meraki
7 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Siemens
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam