Period
to 13 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Windows Server 2019 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2019 over the 6 months to 13 May 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 2019
England > London
6 months to
13 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 397 393 583
Rank change year-on-year -4 +190 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 72 35 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.17% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.12% 0.97% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 27 9
10th Percentile £226 £261 £298
25th Percentile £320 £390 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £419 £475 £338
Median % change year-on-year -11.84% +40.74% -
75th Percentile £506 £500 £400
90th Percentile £530 £505 £465
England median daily rate £390 £425 £331
% change year-on-year -8.24% +28.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.99 -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £26.48 -
% change year-on-year +3.85% - -

Windows Server 2019 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 3,393 3,610 7,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.34% 17.30% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,394 2,570 5,237
10th Percentile £275 £175 £181
25th Percentile £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £488
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £656
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 103 189
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.77 £14.00
25th Percentile £24.00 £18.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £20.33
Median % change year-on-year +104.76% +3.32% +6.27%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.38 £34.25
90th Percentile £68.00 £54.55 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.77 £17.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.28% +1.21% -

Windows Server 2019
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2019 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2019 in London

Windows Server 2019
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in London.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2019 in London

Windows Server 2019
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in London over the 6 months to 13 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2019 in London

Windows Server 2019
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 2019 within the London region over the 6 months to 13 May 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 +38 14 £488 +14.71% 4
West London +26 8 £525 +5.00% 2
East London +13 1 £225 - 2
North London - 1 £263 - 2
Windows Server 2019
England

For the 6 months to 13 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2019 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 2019.

1 68 (94.44%) Windows
2 52 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 50 (69.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (68.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 45 (62.50%) Active Directory
6 44 (61.11%) VMware
7 43 (59.72%) Microsoft
8 42 (58.33%) PowerShell
9 33 (45.83%) Azure
10 30 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (36.11%) Windows 10
12 25 (34.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 24 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
14 23 (31.94%) DNS
15 22 (30.56%) Cisco
15 22 (30.56%) Social Skills
16 20 (27.78%) ITIL
17 19 (26.39%) SCCM
18 18 (25.00%) Hyper-V
19 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
19 17 (23.61%) Linux
20 16 (22.22%) Migration
20 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
21 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
21 15 (20.83%) Finance
21 15 (20.83%) Citrix
22 14 (19.44%) DHCP
22 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
23 13 (18.06%) Firewall

Windows Server 2019
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 8 (11.11%) ArcGIS
1 8 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) Apache
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.17%) Adobe XD
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (45.83%) Azure
2 24 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (16.67%) AWS
4 9 (12.50%) IaaS
5 8 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (9.72%) SaaS
7 4 (5.56%) Mimecast
7 4 (5.56%) PaaS
8 3 (4.17%) npm
9 2 (2.78%) Azure Stack
9 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.39%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.39%) Azure Key Vault
10 1 (1.39%) GCP
10 1 (1.39%) GitHub
10 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) DNS
2 14 (19.44%) DHCP
3 13 (18.06%) Firewall
4 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.33%) NAS
5 6 (8.33%) VPN
5 6 (8.33%) VSAN
6 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.56%) SAN
7 4 (5.56%) VLAN
7 4 (5.56%) WAN
8 3 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (4.17%) Internet
8 3 (4.17%) LAN
8 3 (4.17%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.78%) HTTP
9 2 (2.78%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.78%) SSL
10 1 (1.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) GIS
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) gulp
1 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (30.56%) Social Skills
2 15 (20.83%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.56%) Law
5 3 (4.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.78%) Legal
6 2 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.78%) Retail
7 1 (1.39%) International Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.39%) Police
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Architect
3 6 (8.33%) Administrator
4 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.56%) VMware Architect
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (4.17%) Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
1 3 (4.17%) Ajax
1 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (4.17%) HTML
1 3 (4.17%) jQuery
1 3 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (4.17%) Sass
1 3 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
1 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.78%) CSS
2 2 (2.78%) CSS3
2 2 (2.78%) HTML5
2 2 (2.78%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) REST
3 1 (1.39%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Clustering
2 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (6.94%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.17%) SCORM
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
4 3 (4.17%) W3C
5 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.39%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (94.44%) Windows
2 52 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 50 (69.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (68.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (36.11%) Windows 10
5 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (23.61%) Linux
7 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.94%) Unix
10 3 (4.17%) VMS
11 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.39%) Android
12 1 (1.39%) CentOS
12 1 (1.39%) Solaris
12 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (27.78%) ITIL
3 16 (22.22%) Migration
4 12 (16.67%) DevOps
5 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (11.11%) High Availability
6 8 (11.11%) Service Design
6 8 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
6 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.72%) Data Migration
7 7 (9.72%) Image Processing
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.72%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.56%) Project Management
10 4 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (13.89%) VB
3 9 (12.50%) SQL
4 7 (9.72%) C
4 7 (9.72%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) DV Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.17%) VCAP
6 2 (2.78%) CCA
6 2 (2.78%) CCNA
6 2 (2.78%) CISSP
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (1.39%) MCITP
7 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) GDPR
1 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 30 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (15.28%) VMware NSX
5 11 (15.28%) vSphere
6 7 (9.72%) XenApp
7 5 (6.94%) Docker
7 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
9 3 (4.17%) vCloud
10 2 (2.78%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.78%) NFS
11 1 (1.39%) Firmware
11 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (26.39%) SCCM
2 12 (16.67%) Ansible
3 9 (12.50%) SCOM
4 6 (8.33%) Puppet
4 6 (8.33%) Terraform
4 6 (8.33%) vCenter Server
5 5 (6.94%) Kubernetes
5 5 (6.94%) PowerCLI
6 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.56%) vRealize
6 4 (5.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (4.17%) PaperCut
7 3 (4.17%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) VMware
2 43 (59.72%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.56%) Cisco
4 15 (20.83%) Citrix
5 12 (16.67%) Oracle
6 10 (13.89%) Dell
6 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
7 9 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 8 (11.11%) ESRI
8 8 (11.11%) Lumension
8 8 (11.11%) Sophos
9 7 (9.72%) HP
10 6 (8.33%) EMC
11 5 (6.94%) IBM
11 5 (6.94%) Veeam
12 4 (5.56%) McAfee
12 4 (5.56%) NetApp
12 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
13 3 (4.17%) Rapid7
13 3 (4.17%) Varonis