Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 49 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 -38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 62 57 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.81% 3.63% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.71% 16.76% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £388 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +35.96% -12.31%
10th Percentile £200 £181 £152
90th Percentile £500 £550 £399
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.25 £16.81 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.35% +1.85% -33.33%
10th Percentile £17.85 £14.70 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.98 £18.64 £17.25
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.81 £13.50
% change year-on-year +10.09% +24.48% -41.94%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 371 340 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.80% 21.64% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 162 156
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £366 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.26% -0.34% +9.70%
10th Percentile £130 £120 £169
90th Percentile £475 £550 £510
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 19
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% - -4.92%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.05 £22.45
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -7.04% +7.58% -5.71%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server in Hertfordshire

Windows Server
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 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Stevenage -1 14 £340 +3.82% 4
Watford +3 12 £300 -11.11% 7
Hatfield +4 5 £500 -9.09% 2
Bishop's Stortford 0 3 £248 -27.84% 1
Welwyn Garden City -15 3 £388 +29.17% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £375 -
Rickmansworth -6 1 £220 -43.23%
St Albans - 1 - - 2
Waltham Cross - 1 £350 - 2
Windows Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (70.97%) Active Directory
3 34 (54.84%) VMware
4 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 28 (45.16%) PowerShell
5 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (30.65%) DNS
7 17 (27.42%) Migration
8 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
8 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (24.19%) Office 365
10 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (20.97%) Linux
12 12 (19.35%) DHCP
12 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (19.35%) Firewall
12 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
12 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (17.74%) Data Migration
14 10 (16.13%) Citrix
15 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (14.52%) NHS
15 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
15 9 (14.52%) PACS
15 9 (14.52%) e-Health
15 9 (14.52%) LIMS
15 9 (14.52%) HL7
15 9 (14.52%) Informatics
15 9 (14.52%) Analytics

Windows Server
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 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) ThingWorx
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) DNS
2 12 (19.35%) DHCP
2 12 (19.35%) Firewall
3 7 (11.29%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (6.45%) FTP
4 4 (6.45%) HTTP
4 4 (6.45%) HTTPS
4 4 (6.45%) Skype
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 3 (4.84%) LAN
5 3 (4.84%) WAN
6 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) Wireless
7 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.61%) SSL
7 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.61%) VoIP
7 1 (1.61%) VPN
7 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) Electronic Patient Records
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Back Office
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (22.58%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (9.68%) IT Support
5 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) LDAP
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) SAML
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) e-Health
1 9 (14.52%) LIMS
1 9 (14.52%) NHS
1 9 (14.52%) PACS
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Handset
4 1 (1.61%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (20.97%) Linux
5 12 (19.35%) Windows 7
5 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.23%) Unix
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Migration
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (17.74%) Data Migration
4 9 (14.52%) Analytics
4 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.52%) Health Informatics
4 9 (14.52%) Informatics
5 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.29%) Server Patching
6 6 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 6 (9.68%) ITIL
7 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) Security Management
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.45%) Task Automation
8 4 (6.45%) Workflow
9 3 (4.84%) Disk Encryption
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.90%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.29%) VBScript
4 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.84%) Java
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
8 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) CNE
4 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) MCP
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 2 (3.23%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.61%) CEH
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) GIAC
5 1 (1.61%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) HL7
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) XenApp
4 6 (9.68%) vSphere
5 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.06%) VMware NSX
5 5 (8.06%) Xen
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.84%) BitLocker
8 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.61%) Docker
9 1 (1.61%) Firmware
9 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.61%) Squid
9 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) WSUS
2 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) vRealize
2 7 (11.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 4 (6.45%) vCenter Server
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.84%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.61%) EnCase
6 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.61%) Puppet
6 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) VMware
2 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Citrix
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.06%) Symantec
5 4 (6.45%) CA
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) Sophos
6 3 (4.84%) McAfee
6 3 (4.84%) Veeam
7 2 (3.23%) Apple
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Remedy
7 2 (3.23%) Splunk
8 1 (1.61%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.61%) Juniper
8 1 (1.61%) Mitel
8 1 (1.61%) PTC
8 1 (1.61%) SAP