Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 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 > London
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 431 300 333
Rank change year-on-year -131 +33 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2016 149 86 232
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.55% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 3.37% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 71 173
10th Percentile £261 £241 £129
25th Percentile £350 £306 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £413 £375
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -11.76%
75th Percentile £550 £475 £450
90th Percentile £606 £513 £500
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
10th Percentile £29.19 " £20.00
25th Percentile £39.15 " £23.75
Median hourly rate £43.50 £23.00 £38.56
Median % change year-on-year +89.13% -40.34% +61.76%
75th Percentile £46.16 £25.75 £46.87
90th Percentile £46.40 £27.40 £50.25
England median hourly rate £43.62 £25.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +71.06% -3.77% +14.57%

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 5,344 2,555 6,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 16.28% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,953 1,806 4,356
10th Percentile £250 £250 £160
25th Percentile £425 £366 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £488 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.77% +8.33% -7.22%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £666 £650
England median daily rate £488 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 33 181
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.28 £14.00
25th Percentile £19.27 £21.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% +12.30%
75th Percentile £46.46 £43.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £62.95 £52.45 £53.00
England median hourly rate £17.98 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.81% +5.71% +1.45%

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 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 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
Central London -49 21 £490 +17.37% 27
South London +15 14 £375 - 2
West London -25 7 £588 +30.56% 5
North London 0 1 - - 5
Windows Server 2016
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2016.

1 140 (93.96%) Windows
2 98 (65.77%) Windows Server
3 90 (60.40%) Active Directory
4 83 (55.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (46.98%) Windows Server 2019
6 63 (42.28%) VMware
7 61 (40.94%) Microsoft
8 57 (38.26%) PowerShell
9 55 (36.91%) Azure
10 54 (36.24%) Microsoft 365
11 48 (32.21%) Windows 10
12 45 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (25.50%) Citrix
14 37 (24.83%) DNS
15 36 (24.16%) Social Skills
16 32 (21.48%) Linux
17 30 (20.13%) SCCM
18 28 (18.79%) Finance
18 28 (18.79%) SQL Server
19 27 (18.12%) ITIL
20 26 (17.45%) TCP/IP
20 26 (17.45%) DHCP
21 25 (16.78%) Migration
21 25 (16.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 24 (16.11%) Ansible
22 24 (16.11%) Oracle
23 23 (15.44%) Firewall
23 23 (15.44%) Banking
24 22 (14.77%) SQL

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 16 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.37%) IIS
4 6 (4.03%) ArcGIS
5 5 (3.36%) Apache
5 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.01%) Confluence
7 3 (2.01%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.03%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (36.91%) Azure
2 54 (36.24%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (11.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (10.07%) IaaS
5 12 (8.05%) PaaS
6 11 (7.38%) SaaS
7 7 (4.70%) AWS
7 7 (4.70%) GitHub
8 5 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.36%) GCP
9 3 (2.01%) Datadog
9 3 (2.01%) Google Workspace
9 3 (2.01%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.34%) Azure Storage
10 2 (1.34%) npm
10 2 (1.34%) Power Automate
10 2 (1.34%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.34%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.83%) DNS
2 26 (17.45%) DHCP
2 26 (17.45%) TCP/IP
3 23 (15.44%) Firewall
4 19 (12.75%) LAN
5 16 (10.74%) WAN
6 15 (10.07%) SAN
7 10 (6.71%) HTTP
7 10 (6.71%) iSCSI
8 9 (6.04%) NAS
9 8 (5.37%) VPN
9 8 (5.37%) Wireless
10 7 (4.70%) Kerberos
11 6 (4.03%) Ethernet
11 6 (4.03%) Internet
12 5 (3.36%) SSL
13 4 (2.68%) NetScaler
14 3 (2.01%) VLAN
15 2 (1.34%) Network Security
15 2 (1.34%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (4.03%) GIS
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.67%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.67%) MySQL
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Subversion
2 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.01%) JIRA
4 2 (1.34%) GCC
4 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.34%) webpack
5 1 (0.67%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.67%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.67%) MSI
5 1 (0.67%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (24.16%) Social Skills
2 28 (18.79%) Finance
3 23 (15.44%) Banking
4 7 (4.70%) Organisational Skills
5 6 (4.03%) Documentation Skills
5 6 (4.03%) Public Sector
6 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.01%) Legal
8 3 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.34%) International Banking
10 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.08%) Windows Engineer
3 13 (8.72%) Analyst
4 11 (7.38%) Architect
5 10 (6.71%) Consultant
6 9 (6.04%) Server Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Administrator
7 7 (4.70%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.03%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.03%) Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.03%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.03%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.36%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (3.36%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.36%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.37%) LDAP
2 6 (4.03%) .NET
3 5 (3.36%) REST
4 3 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.01%) JSON
4 3 (2.01%) SAML
4 3 (2.01%) SOAP
5 2 (1.34%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.34%) React
5 2 (1.34%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.67%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.67%) CSS
6 1 (0.67%) J2EE
6 1 (0.67%) jQuery
6 1 (0.67%) Middleware
6 1 (0.67%) RESTful
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Clustering
2 10 (6.71%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.70%) PKI
4 6 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.03%) Fibre Optics
4 6 (4.03%) Hedge funds
5 5 (3.36%) Replication
5 5 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.68%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.01%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.34%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) CMDB
9 1 (0.67%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.67%) IBM Storwize
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 140 (93.96%) Windows
2 98 (65.77%) Windows Server
3 83 (55.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (46.98%) Windows Server 2019
5 48 (32.21%) Windows 10
6 45 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (21.48%) Linux
8 13 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (8.72%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.70%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.70%) Unix
10 5 (3.36%) VMS
11 4 (2.68%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.68%) CentOS
12 3 (2.01%) Android
13 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.12%) ITIL
2 25 (16.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (16.78%) Migration
3 22 (14.77%) DevOps
4 13 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.05%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.71%) Data Protection
7 10 (6.71%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.71%) Systems Engineering
8 9 (6.04%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.04%) High Availability
8 9 (6.04%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.04%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.37%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.37%) Change Management
9 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
9 8 (5.37%) Network Management
9 8 (5.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 8 (5.37%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.26%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.77%) SQL
3 9 (6.04%) Python
4 6 (4.03%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.03%) C
4 6 (4.03%) Java
4 6 (4.03%) VB
5 5 (3.36%) C#
6 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.34%) Perl
7 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.34%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.34%) VBA
8 1 (0.67%) C++
8 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.38%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.03%) CCDA
6 6 (4.03%) CCNA
6 6 (4.03%) CCNP
6 6 (4.03%) JNCIA
6 6 (4.03%) JNCIP
6 6 (4.03%) JNCIS
6 6 (4.03%) MCITP
7 5 (3.36%) MCSA
7 5 (3.36%) MCSE
7 5 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.01%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.01%) MCP
8 3 (2.01%) MCTS
9 2 (1.34%) CCA
9 2 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) GDPR
1 7 (4.70%) QA
1 7 (4.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.34%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.34%) ITGC
3 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 90 (60.40%) Active Directory
2 45 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.08%) Hyper-V
4 17 (11.41%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (6.71%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.04%) NFS
7 8 (5.37%) Docker
7 8 (5.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (5.37%) XenApp
8 6 (4.03%) VMware NSX
9 4 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.01%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.34%) vSphere
12 1 (0.67%) vCloud
12 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (20.13%) SCCM
2 24 (16.11%) Ansible
3 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (8.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (6.71%) Terraform
7 8 (5.37%) FortiGate
7 8 (5.37%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.36%) Puppet
8 5 (3.36%) SCOM
9 3 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (2.01%) Control-M
9 3 (2.01%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.01%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.01%) Netcool
9 3 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (2.01%) QRadar
9 3 (2.01%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (42.28%) VMware
2 61 (40.94%) Microsoft
3 38 (25.50%) Citrix
4 24 (16.11%) Oracle
5 21 (14.09%) Cisco
6 17 (11.41%) NetApp
6 17 (11.41%) Red Hat
7 15 (10.07%) Dell
8 12 (8.05%) EMC
9 10 (6.71%) HP
10 9 (6.04%) McAfee
11 8 (5.37%) Apple
11 8 (5.37%) IBM
11 8 (5.37%) Splunk
12 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.70%) Sophos
13 6 (4.03%) ESRI
13 6 (4.03%) Ivanti
13 6 (4.03%) Juniper
13 6 (4.03%) Kofax