Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 May 2020 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 83 61
Rank change year-on-year +27 -22 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 12 6 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.46% 0.45% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.98% 2.29% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 31
Median daily rate £350 £400 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +53.85% -42.22%
10th Percentile £312 £365 £210
90th Percentile £450 £400 £380
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £310
% change year-on-year +6.25% +29.03% -27.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £26.00 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 172 262 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.90% 19.83% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 123 175
Median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - +14.50%
10th Percentile £150 £125 £160
90th Percentile £522 £574 £538
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 54
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.96% -10.34%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.17 £8.94
90th Percentile £36.75 £51.15 £24.40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% +4.92% -14.73%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 6 £350 -
Watford +17 3 £325 -18.75% 1
Hatfield - 2 £450 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2016
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (58.33%) DHCP
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) MCSE
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
7 5 (41.67%) SCCM
8 4 (33.33%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) LAN
8 4 (33.33%) SAN
8 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (25.00%) Citrix
9 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (25.00%) VMS
9 3 (25.00%) MCSA
9 3 (25.00%) MySQL
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (25.00%) VMS
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Proactive Maintenance
3 2 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) CommVault
4 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas