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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 24 May 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 > London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 437 356 247
Rank change year-on-year -81 -109 +94
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 135 118 190
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.49% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 3.42% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 103 140
10th Percentile £197 £228 £185
25th Percentile £343 £328 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £544 £519 £488
90th Percentile £614 £656 £531
England median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.44% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
10th Percentile - - £26.48
25th Percentile - £71.25 £33.47
Median hourly rate - £72.50 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year - +55.91% +3.53%
75th Percentile - £73.75 £47.83
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.74
% change year-on-year -9.09% -14.53% +6.36%

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 5,175 3,450 3,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.40% 14.21% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,758 2,422 2,468
10th Percentile £227 £263 £184
25th Percentile £419 £401 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
75th Percentile £670 £594 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 42 90
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.78 £13.97
25th Percentile £21.75 £21.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £41.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.96% +97.62% +3.32%
75th Percentile £50.00 £64.00 £40.68
90th Percentile £67.50 £67.85 £53.32
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year +22.86% +0.44% +2.79%

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 24 May 2022.

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
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 24 May 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
Central London -38 21 £525 +13.51% 12
West London -9 6 £185 -64.76% 9
South London - 5 £225 - 2
East London -7 1 £350 +55.56% 4
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (70.37%) Active Directory
3 92 (68.15%) Windows Server
4 75 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 72 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (48.89%) VMware
7 65 (48.15%) Azure
8 60 (44.44%) PowerShell
9 54 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
10 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2019
11 39 (28.89%) Windows 10
11 39 (28.89%) ITIL
12 37 (27.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (25.93%) SCCM
14 34 (25.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 31 (22.96%) DNS
16 30 (22.22%) Citrix
16 30 (22.22%) SQL
16 30 (22.22%) Finance
17 29 (21.48%) Migration
18 28 (20.74%) Linux
19 26 (19.26%) Terraform
20 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
20 24 (17.78%) DHCP
21 22 (16.30%) XenApp
22 21 (15.56%) AWS
23 20 (14.81%) Social Skills
24 19 (14.07%) Cisco
25 18 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery

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 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.11%) IIS
3 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.96%) Confluence
7 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.22%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.48%) Apache
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 65 (48.15%) Azure
2 54 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (15.56%) AWS
4 18 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (11.85%) PaaS
6 13 (9.63%) SaaS
7 11 (8.15%) IaaS
8 5 (3.70%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.96%) Azure Key Vault
10 3 (2.22%) GCP
10 3 (2.22%) GitHub
11 2 (1.48%) Azure Monitor
11 2 (1.48%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.48%) Datadog
11 2 (1.48%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.74%) AWS Direct Connect
12 1 (0.74%) Nutanix
12 1 (0.74%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.74%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.96%) DNS
2 24 (17.78%) DHCP
3 17 (12.59%) Firewall
3 17 (12.59%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.15%) iSCSI
4 11 (8.15%) SAN
4 11 (8.15%) VoIP
4 11 (8.15%) Wireless
5 10 (7.41%) WAN
6 9 (6.67%) LAN
7 8 (5.93%) Network Security
8 6 (4.44%) Internet
9 4 (2.96%) VPN
10 3 (2.22%) IPv4
10 3 (2.22%) Skype
11 2 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.48%) NAS
11 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.48%) SSL
11 2 (1.48%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Power BI
6 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.41%) JIRA
3 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.22%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.48%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.48%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.48%) JUnit
5 2 (1.48%) MSI
5 2 (1.48%) NUnit
5 2 (1.48%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.74%) GCC
6 1 (0.74%) GitLab
6 1 (0.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.74%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (22.22%) Finance
2 20 (14.81%) Social Skills
3 7 (5.19%) Banking
4 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.96%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (2.96%) Law
6 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
7 2 (1.48%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (22.96%) Analyst
2 26 (19.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (11.85%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.85%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (8.89%) Consultant
6 11 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 9 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Architect
8 8 (5.93%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (5.93%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) IT Support
8 8 (5.93%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) .NET
1 3 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.48%) JPA
2 2 (1.48%) PowerMock
2 2 (1.48%) PySpark
2 2 (1.48%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.74%) Azure Blueprints
3 1 (0.74%) LDAP
3 1 (0.74%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) REST
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.11%) Replication
3 13 (9.63%) Clustering
4 12 (8.89%) PKI
5 9 (6.67%) Public Cloud
6 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (5.93%) NHS
7 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.44%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.22%) Housing Association
9 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.48%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.48%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.48%) User Experience
11 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (68.15%) Windows Server
3 72 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2019
5 39 (28.89%) Windows 10
6 37 (27.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (20.74%) Linux
8 14 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (9.63%) Windows 7
10 8 (5.93%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.22%) CentOS
11 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.48%) Android
12 2 (1.48%) Unix
12 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.74%) VMS
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) ITIL
2 34 (25.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (21.48%) Migration
4 18 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (11.11%) DevOps
6 13 (9.63%) High Availability
6 13 (9.63%) Infrastructure as Code
6 13 (9.63%) Project Management
7 12 (8.89%) Problem Management
8 11 (8.15%) CI/CD
8 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (7.41%) Data Migration
9 10 (7.41%) Storage Management
10 9 (6.67%) Agile
11 8 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.93%) Knowledge Transfer
11 8 (5.93%) Server Management
12 7 (5.19%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.19%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 30 (22.22%) SQL
3 13 (9.63%) Python
4 7 (5.19%) Bash
5 6 (4.44%) Groovy
5 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.22%) C++
6 3 (2.22%) Java
7 2 (1.48%) C#
7 2 (1.48%) VB
7 2 (1.48%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) C
8 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.74%) Perl
8 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.41%) MCSA
4 9 (6.67%) MCSE
5 8 (5.93%) MCITP
6 7 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.70%) CCA
7 5 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.96%) CCNA
8 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.96%) Degree
8 4 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.96%) MCP
9 3 (2.22%) CISSP
10 2 (1.48%) CCAA
10 2 (1.48%) MCTS
10 2 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) GDPR
2 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) NCSC
3 1 (0.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 54 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.30%) XenApp
4 18 (13.33%) vSphere
5 15 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (10.37%) Hyper-V
6 14 (10.37%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (8.89%) XenDesktop
8 11 (8.15%) NFS
9 8 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.96%) Docker
11 3 (2.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.48%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.48%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.74%) Firmware
13 1 (0.74%) KVM
13 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (25.93%) SCCM
2 26 (19.26%) Terraform
3 17 (12.59%) SCOM
4 14 (10.37%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 12 (8.89%) Ansible
5 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (7.41%) NetBackup
7 9 (6.67%) WSUS
8 8 (5.93%) Packer
9 7 (5.19%) SCOrch
10 6 (4.44%) Consul
11 5 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (3.70%) vCenter Server
12 4 (2.96%) SCSM
12 4 (2.96%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (2.96%) vRealize
13 3 (2.22%) AirWatch
13 3 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
13 3 (2.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 75 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 66 (48.89%) VMware
3 30 (22.22%) Citrix
4 19 (14.07%) Cisco
5 13 (9.63%) Oracle
6 12 (8.89%) Ivanti
7 11 (8.15%) HP
7 11 (8.15%) NetApp
7 11 (8.15%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.41%) IBM
9 9 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 8 (5.93%) Zerto
11 7 (5.19%) Dell
11 7 (5.19%) EMC
11 7 (5.19%) ServiceNow
12 6 (4.44%) Splunk
13 5 (3.70%) Apple
13 5 (3.70%) McAfee
13 5 (3.70%) Mitel
14 4 (2.96%) Google