Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 444 313 554
Rank change year-on-year -131 +241 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2019 123 43 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.31% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.52% 1.88% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 28 17
10th Percentile £300 £289 £316
25th Percentile £395 £363 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £435 £375
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% +16.00% -
75th Percentile £550 £513 £450
90th Percentile £614 £525 £498
England median daily rate £438 £421 £388
% change year-on-year +3.86% +8.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -10.71% - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% - -

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 4,882 2,284 6,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.85% 16.57% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,570 1,579 4,711
10th Percentile £260 £250 £165
25th Percentile £425 £366 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £657 £653
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 28 182
10th Percentile £14.03 £14.46 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.25 £18.38 £16.63
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% +12.30%
75th Percentile £48.58 £36.38 £33.06
90th Percentile £62.95 £44.80 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -

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 17 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2019 in London

Windows Server 2019
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2019 in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 17 October 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
South London +16 14 £375 +25.00% 3
Central London -57 13 £513 +20.59% 16
West London -16 6 £588 +30.56% 5
East London -10 1 £225 -43.75% 7
North London - 1 - -
Windows Server 2019
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 116 (94.31%) Windows
2 91 (73.98%) Active Directory
3 83 (67.48%) Windows Server
4 79 (64.23%) Windows Server 2016
5 78 (63.41%) Microsoft
6 70 (56.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (51.22%) VMware
8 62 (50.41%) Azure
9 52 (42.28%) PowerShell
10 50 (40.65%) Microsoft 365
11 45 (36.59%) Windows 10
12 44 (35.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (32.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 37 (30.08%) DNS
15 33 (26.83%) DHCP
16 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
17 31 (25.20%) Microsoft Office
17 31 (25.20%) Citrix
18 30 (24.39%) SCCM
19 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (22.76%) Social Skills
19 28 (22.76%) Azure Active Directory
20 26 (21.14%) Linux
21 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
21 23 (18.70%) Hyper-V
22 22 (17.89%) DevOps
23 21 (17.07%) Oracle
24 20 (16.26%) IaaS
25 19 (15.45%) VPN
26 18 (14.63%) Cisco

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 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.32%) IIS
3 8 (6.50%) Apache
3 8 (6.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.88%) ArcGIS
5 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) nginx
7 2 (1.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (25.20%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (4.88%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.07%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (50.41%) Azure
2 50 (40.65%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (22.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (16.26%) IaaS
5 12 (9.76%) AWS
5 12 (9.76%) SaaS
6 9 (7.32%) PaaS
7 7 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (4.88%) GitHub
9 5 (4.07%) Azure Key Vault
10 4 (3.25%) GCP
10 4 (3.25%) npm
10 4 (3.25%) OneDrive
10 4 (3.25%) Serverless
11 3 (2.44%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (2.44%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (2.44%) Datadog
11 3 (2.44%) Power Platform
11 3 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.08%) DNS
2 33 (26.83%) DHCP
3 19 (15.45%) VPN
4 18 (14.63%) SAN
5 15 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 15 (12.20%) WAN
6 14 (11.38%) Firewall
7 11 (8.94%) LAN
8 9 (7.32%) iSCSI
8 9 (7.32%) NetScaler
9 8 (6.50%) NAS
10 6 (4.88%) Internet
10 6 (4.88%) Junos
10 6 (4.88%) Kerberos
10 6 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (4.07%) HTTP
11 5 (4.07%) SSL
12 2 (1.63%) SD-WAN
12 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) GIS
2 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Subversion
2 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.44%) JIRA
3 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.63%) webpack
5 1 (0.81%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.81%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.81%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.81%) gulp
5 1 (0.81%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.81%) MSI
5 1 (0.81%) MSTest
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (22.76%) Social Skills
2 12 (9.76%) Banking
2 12 (9.76%) Finance
3 8 (6.50%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.25%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.44%) Law
7 3 (2.44%) Retail
8 2 (1.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (1.63%) International Banking
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (13.01%) Architect
3 13 (10.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.76%) Consultant
4 12 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.50%) Server Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Administrator
8 6 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Site Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) .NET
1 7 (5.69%) LDAP
2 5 (4.07%) REST
3 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.44%) React
3 3 (2.44%) Vue.js
3 3 (2.44%) Web Services
4 2 (1.63%) JSON
4 2 (1.63%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) Ajax
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) Sass
5 1 (0.81%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.81%) WSH
5 1 (0.81%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.38%) Clustering
3 6 (4.88%) Hedge funds
3 6 (4.88%) iPad
3 6 (4.88%) iPhone
3 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.07%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.63%) PKI
7 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) SCORM
8 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 116 (94.31%) Windows
2 83 (67.48%) Windows Server
3 79 (64.23%) Windows Server 2016
4 70 (56.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (36.59%) Windows 10
6 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (21.14%) Linux
8 16 (13.01%) Windows 7
9 11 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (6.50%) Unix
11 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.25%) CentOS
12 3 (2.44%) Android
12 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.63%) VMS
14 1 (0.81%) Solaris
14 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (17.89%) DevOps
3 18 (14.63%) ITIL
4 16 (13.01%) Migration
5 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.94%) Change Management
6 11 (8.94%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.32%) High Availability
8 8 (6.50%) Architecture Roadmap
8 8 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (6.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 8 (6.50%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (5.69%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.69%) Fintech
9 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (5.69%) Release Management
9 7 (5.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.28%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.63%) SQL
3 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.69%) VB
4 6 (4.88%) C
5 5 (4.07%) C#
5 5 (4.07%) Python
6 3 (2.44%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.63%) Perl
7 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VBA
8 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 10 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.07%) MCSE
6 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.25%) CCNA
7 4 (3.25%) Degree
8 3 (2.44%) CISSP
8 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.63%) MCITP
9 2 (1.63%) MCSA
10 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.81%) HND
10 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) GDPR
2 5 (4.07%) QA
3 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.63%) NIST
5 1 (0.81%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.81%) SLA
5 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 91 (73.98%) Active Directory
2 44 (35.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (18.70%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.38%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (8.13%) Docker
5 10 (8.13%) vSphere
5 10 (8.13%) XenDesktop
6 9 (7.32%) XenApp
7 8 (6.50%) VMware NSX
8 6 (4.88%) NFS
8 6 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (3.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (24.39%) SCCM
2 15 (12.20%) Ansible
3 11 (8.94%) SCOM
4 9 (7.32%) Kubernetes
4 9 (7.32%) Terraform
5 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (5.69%) Puppet
7 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (4.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 5 (4.07%) FortiGate
8 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (4.07%) SCOrch
8 5 (4.07%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.63%) Control-M
10 2 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.63%) Netcool
10 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 78 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 63 (51.22%) VMware
3 31 (25.20%) Citrix
4 21 (17.07%) Oracle
5 18 (14.63%) Cisco
6 16 (13.01%) NetApp
6 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
7 14 (11.38%) Dell
8 11 (8.94%) EMC
9 10 (8.13%) Apple
10 9 (7.32%) HP
11 8 (6.50%) Adobe
11 8 (6.50%) SolarWinds
11 8 (6.50%) Splunk
11 8 (6.50%) Veeam
12 7 (5.69%) Juniper
12 7 (5.69%) Sophos
13 6 (4.88%) ESRI
13 6 (4.88%) Kaspersky
13 6 (4.88%) McAfee