Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 13 July 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
England > London
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 337 361
Rank change year-on-year +105 +24 +138
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 170 272 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.98% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 3.59% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 201 197
Median daily rate £379 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +0.61% -3.53%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £181
90th Percentile £538 £575 £532
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 20
Median hourly rate £47.17 £44.92 £43.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.01% +2.28% -
10th Percentile £27.25 £20.30 £20.98
90th Percentile £48.22 £47.83 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.55 £26.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -13.29% -38.48% +238.12%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,006 7,570 9,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.38% 18.19% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,024 5,315 6,818
Median daily rate £480 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% -1.04% +2.13%
10th Percentile £200 £181 £205
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £438 £440 £438
% change year-on-year -0.57% +0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 210 329
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.67% +6.41% -7.82%
10th Percentile £15.84 £12.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.42 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +4.48%

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in London

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in London

Windows Server 2016
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in London over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in London

Windows Server 2016
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2016 in London

Windows Server 2016
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in London over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2016 in London

Windows Server 2016
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 13 July 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
Central London +100 34 £375 -11.76% 7
South London +39 11 £300 -6.25%
West London +48 3 £346 -30.75% 1
East London +44 2 £367 -18.10% 2
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 169 (99.41%) Windows
2 124 (72.94%) Windows Server
3 114 (67.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 112 (65.88%) Active Directory
5 96 (56.47%) VMware
6 75 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (42.94%) PowerShell
8 68 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 62 (36.47%) DNS
9 62 (36.47%) Office 365
10 60 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (32.94%) Citrix
11 56 (32.94%) Windows 10
12 52 (30.59%) Azure
13 45 (26.47%) SQL Server
14 38 (22.35%) DHCP
15 37 (21.76%) Finance
16 36 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 34 (20.00%) XenApp
18 32 (18.82%) Windows 7
18 32 (18.82%) VMware ESXi
19 31 (18.24%) SQL
20 30 (17.65%) ITIL
21 28 (16.47%) Firewall
22 27 (15.88%) SCCM
22 27 (15.88%) vSphere
23 26 (15.29%) SAN
24 25 (14.71%) Hyper-V
24 25 (14.71%) NetScaler
25 24 (14.12%) Problem-Solving

Windows Server 2016
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 24 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.00%) Apache
3 16 (9.41%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (7.06%) Skype for Business
6 11 (6.47%) Apache Solr
7 10 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
9 7 (4.12%) IIS
10 3 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.59%) CMS
12 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 62 (36.47%) Office 365
2 52 (30.59%) Azure
3 18 (10.59%) SaaS
4 13 (7.65%) AWS
4 13 (7.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (6.47%) Mimecast
5 11 (6.47%) PaaS
6 9 (5.29%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.53%) IaaS
8 5 (2.94%) GCP
9 4 (2.35%) Azure Stack
10 3 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.76%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.59%) GitHub
11 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (36.47%) DNS
2 38 (22.35%) DHCP
3 28 (16.47%) Firewall
4 26 (15.29%) SAN
5 25 (14.71%) NetScaler
6 18 (10.59%) Skype
7 13 (7.65%) HTTP
7 13 (7.65%) SSL
8 11 (6.47%) TCP/IP
9 9 (5.29%) VPN
10 8 (4.71%) VLAN
11 6 (3.53%) SMTP
12 5 (2.94%) iSCSI
12 5 (2.94%) LAN
12 5 (2.94%) SNMP
13 4 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.35%) WAN
14 3 (1.76%) VPLS
15 2 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) MySQL
8 1 (0.59%) Big Data
8 1 (0.59%) GIS
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) NUnit
1 2 (1.18%) Selenium
1 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) GitLab
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 37 (21.76%) Finance
2 19 (11.18%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (1.76%) Automotive
4 3 (1.76%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.18%) Law
5 2 (1.18%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (13.53%) Server Engineer
3 22 (12.94%) VMware Engineer
4 19 (11.18%) Active Directory Engineer
5 17 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 15 (8.82%) Analyst
7 14 (8.24%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Exchange Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Service Desk Support
11 8 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.12%) Senior Exchange Engineer
12 7 (4.12%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.12%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.53%) IT Engineer
13 6 (3.53%) Senior IT Engineer
13 6 (3.53%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (3.53%) LDAP
3 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) ADSI
3 2 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.59%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.59%) OAuth
4 1 (0.59%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.59%) OpenID
4 1 (0.59%) SAML
4 1 (0.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Clustering
2 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.29%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.29%) Hedge funds
4 8 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.53%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.53%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.94%) NHS
7 3 (1.76%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.76%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.76%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.76%) User Experience
8 2 (1.18%) Replication
8 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.59%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.59%) CMDB
9 1 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 169 (99.41%) Windows
2 124 (72.94%) Windows Server
3 114 (67.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (32.94%) Windows 10
6 32 (18.82%) Windows 7
7 21 (12.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (7.06%) Linux
9 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.59%) Android
11 1 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (17.65%) ITIL
3 24 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (11.76%) DevOps
4 20 (11.76%) Migration
5 16 (9.41%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (8.24%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (7.06%) Web Application Development
9 11 (6.47%) SIEM
9 11 (6.47%) Technical Analysis
10 10 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (5.29%) Load Balancing
12 8 (4.71%) High Availability
13 7 (4.12%) Data Protection
13 7 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (42.94%) PowerShell
2 31 (18.24%) SQL
3 14 (8.24%) Java
4 8 (4.71%) C
5 7 (4.12%) Python
6 6 (3.53%) C#
6 6 (3.53%) VBScript
7 5 (2.94%) Ruby
8 3 (1.76%) Perl
9 2 (1.18%) PHP
9 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.18%) VB
9 2 (1.18%) XPath
10 1 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.00%) MCSE
2 17 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (8.24%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (7.65%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.12%) CCA
6 7 (4.12%) MCSA
7 5 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.76%) CCNA
9 3 (1.76%) Degree
9 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.18%) MCITP
10 2 (1.18%) MCP
11 1 (0.59%) CCNP
11 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.59%) LPIC
11 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.59%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) GDPR
1 15 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.24%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (8.24%) HIPAA
3 7 (4.12%) SLA
4 2 (1.18%) QA
5 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (65.88%) Active Directory
2 60 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (20.00%) XenApp
4 32 (18.82%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (15.88%) vSphere
6 25 (14.71%) Hyper-V
7 19 (11.18%) XenDesktop
8 11 (6.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 9 (5.29%) Docker
9 9 (5.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.35%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 4 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.76%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.18%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.18%) NFS
14 1 (0.59%) Cygwin
14 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.59%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (15.88%) SCCM
2 19 (11.18%) Ansible
2 19 (11.18%) SCOM
3 18 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (8.82%) Puppet
5 14 (8.24%) vCenter Server
6 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (4.12%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (4.12%) vRealize
8 6 (3.53%) Kubernetes
8 6 (3.53%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (2.94%) AirWatch
9 5 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (2.94%) PowerCLI
9 5 (2.94%) XenMobile
10 4 (2.35%) Nagios
10 4 (2.35%) vMotion
11 3 (1.76%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 96 (56.47%) VMware
2 68 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 56 (32.94%) Citrix
4 20 (11.76%) Cisco
4 20 (11.76%) Dell
5 18 (10.59%) HP
6 14 (8.24%) Splunk
7 9 (5.29%) NetApp
7 9 (5.29%) SolarWinds
7 9 (5.29%) Symantec
8 8 (4.71%) EMC
9 6 (3.53%) 3PAR
9 6 (3.53%) LogicMonitor
9 6 (3.53%) McAfee
9 6 (3.53%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (2.94%) Ivanti
10 5 (2.94%) Meraki
11 4 (2.35%) Bloomberg
11 4 (2.35%) EqualLogic
11 4 (2.35%) Juniper