Period
to 7 December 2021

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 7 December 2021 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
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 71 102
Rank change year-on-year -35 +31 +79
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 37 23 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.43% 1.71% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.37% 6.97% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 41
10th Percentile £309 £288 £200
25th Percentile £355 £313 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £373 £325
Median % change year-on-year +14.09% +14.62% +8.33%
75th Percentile £475 £525 £388
90th Percentile £515 " £438
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £15.50 " £12.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £14.13
75th Percentile £16.50 " £15.77
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £43.50 £25.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year +70.59% +12.71% -23.09%

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 581 330 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.50% 24.55% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 206 599
10th Percentile £135 £146 £142
25th Percentile £200 £251 £220
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £361
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.91% -7.56%
75th Percentile £500 £455 £453
90th Percentile £587 £525 £550
England median daily rate £489 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +11.69% +5.42% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 27 109
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.67 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.99 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.41% +10.94% -3.03%
75th Percentile £24.75 £24.88 £18.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £44.45 £46.10
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71% +0.52%

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 7 December 2021.

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
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 7 December 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -26 15 £444 +28.62% 5
Bedfordshire - 11 £355 - 2
Essex -10 5 £463 -13.55%
Suffolk -10 3 £500 +14.29% 1
Hertfordshire -24 3 £395 - 7
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (94.59%) Active Directory
3 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
4 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (72.97%) Windows Server
5 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2019
5 25 (67.57%) VMware
6 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (51.35%) PowerShell
7 18 (48.65%) Microsoft 365
8 17 (45.95%) Azure
8 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (45.95%) DNS
9 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
10 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
10 15 (40.54%) DHCP
10 15 (40.54%) Windows 10
11 14 (37.84%) Social Skills
12 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
13 12 (32.43%) ITIL
13 12 (32.43%) SCCM
14 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
14 11 (29.73%) Cisco
14 11 (29.73%) Citrix
15 9 (24.32%) SQL
15 9 (24.32%) Firewall
16 8 (21.62%) Migration
16 8 (21.62%) SLA
16 8 (21.62%) Sophos
16 8 (21.62%) Skype

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 8 (21.62%) Skype for Business
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (16.22%) ArcGIS
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (16.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft 365
2 17 (45.95%) Azure
3 8 (21.62%) AWS
4 5 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (13.51%) Amazon S3
4 5 (13.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (13.51%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (13.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 5 (13.51%) OneDrive
4 5 (13.51%) Route 53
4 5 (13.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.41%) GCP
5 2 (5.41%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) DNS
2 15 (40.54%) DHCP
3 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 8 (21.62%) Skype
5 4 (10.81%) IPv4
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
6 3 (8.11%) NAS
6 3 (8.11%) SAN
6 3 (8.11%) VLAN
7 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.41%) MPLS
7 2 (5.41%) SNMP
8 1 (2.70%) DMZ
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) LAN
8 1 (2.70%) VPN
8 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) GIS
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (37.84%) Social Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Replication
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) CCTV
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Windows Server
2 27 (72.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2019
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (40.54%) Windows 10
6 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
3 7 (18.92%) Identity Management
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (18.92%) Patch Management
4 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
4 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
4 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 6 (16.22%) Image Processing
4 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Service Design
6 4 (10.81%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.11%) Personalization
7 3 (8.11%) Validation
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) PowerShell
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (8.11%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) CCA
7 1 (2.70%) CISSP
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (2.70%) MCSE
7 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (94.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
4 8 (21.62%) XenDesktop
5 7 (18.92%) XenApp
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (16.22%) VMware NSX
6 6 (16.22%) vSphere
7 5 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (10.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (8.11%) NFS
9 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (16.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 6 (16.22%) Ansible
4 4 (10.81%) NetBackup
5 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (8.11%) SCOM
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (67.57%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) Sophos
5 6 (16.22%) ESRI
5 6 (16.22%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) Lumension
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) CloudEndure
6 5 (13.51%) Ivanti
7 4 (10.81%) McAfee
7 4 (10.81%) Shavlik
7 4 (10.81%) Symantec
8 3 (8.11%) EMC
8 3 (8.11%) Google
8 3 (8.11%) LogRhythm
8 3 (8.11%) Meraki
9 2 (5.41%) Brocade
9 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic